Questions tagged [driving-license]

Questions about a government or state-issued license giving the owner permission to drive a motorvehicle on public roads.

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Why are people required to turn in driving licenses from other countries?

I have been reading up on license laws, and it seems that in all of the countries I have looked up (Singapore, Malaysia, US, UK, Germany) they require you to turn in your foreign driver license, or ...
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China Driver's License with Expiered Original

This answer lists out the requirements for a Chinese driver's license saying: You will need your ... driver's license from your country in original and copy Does it matter if said license is ...
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My Italian driving licence is about to expire, how to renew it in UK

My driving licence is about to expire, I read time ago how to exchange it with a UK driving licence, is the process different for the renewal instead?
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Driving in the EU on UK licence

I wasn't born in the UK, but I lived there for 4 years, and I have a full UK driving license which expires in 2025. I recently moved to Pakistan. If I travel to another European or Scandinavian ...
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US license, registration, etc. in Canada

I'm going to be working in Canada for a short (36 month) contract. This means that, at least according to the following resources, I should be able to keep my US license, registration, and insurance: ...
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Michigan driver's license

My wife and I are likely to be in an EU country for 10 months starting in the autumn, and my Maryland driver's license is scheduled to expire during that time. Since all four of our parents live in ...
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Driver's License Renewal

My Georgia Driver's License has expired, and Georgia regulations specify I need to take a vision test if I am 64 or older, which I am. I fly in to California on the 14th of June 2016 and I plan on ...
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How to convert two different driving licenses into a single German license? [closed]

It's a bit of an odd one, but I'm just checking so I don't get into too much trouble. I had two driving licenses: Israeli + UK (took tests in both countries). In the UK I also took the automatic bike ...
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HK to UK Driving license

Moved to the UK indefinitely from Hong Kong and about to apply to convert my HK driving license to a UK. I have held my license in HK for over 5 years. My question is whether the converted UK license ...
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Waiting time to receive German license

I went to the Buergeramt 6+ weeks ago and jumped through the hoops to convert my U.S. license to a German one. Can anyone who's gone through that tell me how long it took for their German license to ...
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Driver's license stolen… from a state I no longer have any connection to… how do I get a replacement? [duplicate]

I am originally from Massachusetts but moved to Dallas, Texas for work several years ago. At that time, I switched my MA license to a TX license. Since then, I have moved to Asia. Two weeks ago, while ...
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EU - IDP License query!

I am an Australian citizen, my partner is a British citizen, and we want to drive from the U.K. into France and onwards to Berlin for a few days. My license is (obviously) Australian, but I am a U.K. ...
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Changing States to renew driving licence while living abroad

I currently have a New York drivers license and have been living in the UK for 3 years and have to renew it. Unfortunately my permanent address is currently in California, so I am unable to renew the ...
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USA: Car rental residency country for J1 holder

I am a Swedish citizen, J1 visa holder in the US since 15 months, so for immigration and tax purposes I am a non-immigrant, non-resident alien. I'm going to rent a car over Thanksgiving, and found ...
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US state (or other country) with sub-16 driver's license? [closed]

In many (most?) states in the USA, people can drive alone legally at age 16. (Typically at 15 they can drive under supervision of an adult driver, and then on the 16th birthday can pass a test so as ...
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buying car in USA with Canadian driver licence

If I live in USA now, but have a Canadian driver licence, can I buy and register car here or I need to register and get car insurance in Canada? I works in US by TN visa. I applied for SSN, but didn'...
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How cost-effective is getting a driving license as a PhD student in the US?

I am considering getting a PhD in the US (mainly East or West coast universities), and I am debating on the importance of getting a driving license. I did my undergraduate studies in the UK, where ...
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Migration italian driving license to uk driving license? What documentation i need for the car?

i've been living in uk for one year now and i would like to buy a used car. Since i don't even now whom should i ask for such information, do i need to do something with my license car in order to ...
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Procedure for exchanging a foreign driving license in Berlin

I hope to have answer for my quetion. I will move to live in Berlin with my husband. I have a Tunisian driving license so i need to know: How and where can I exchange my license? What are the ...
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Renewal of Nevada drivers license while living in China [duplicate]

I want to return to America for a visit every other year, as I am now living in China. I need to be able to drive while in the US. I cannot get a Chinese drivers license, because I am too old. I'm 74, ...
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Mailing Address Concern while renewing California Driver's Licence?

I am in Los Angeles and moving to Bay Area but before that I am going to renew my Driver's license. I am sure that DMV will be providing me a temporary license (paper one) and they are going to mail ...
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Driving in a EU country with an International Driving Permit of a Non EU country as EU resident

I have a question regarding an International Driving Permit. Currently I live in Belgium as a resident. I still have a valid driver's license from my native country with a valid international driving ...
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UK Driver's license, in India

Say you have a normal UK driver's license. Say you're in India for some months - you're already in Mumbai. You want to drive... (*) a rental car. Is it possible? (*) the company buys you an old ...
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Germany: how to upgrade A1 licence issued elsewhere to full A after moving to Germany?

I have an A1 category licence issued in Poland in 2005, am 26 and moving to Germany for a year shortly. How do I upgrade my licence to full A once I am German resident (I assume temporary residence is ...
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Extending California Driver's Licence during 60 days grace period? [closed]

My STEM OPT is expiring in June 30,2015 and hence my driver's license. I called the DMV legal presence department and they said they can't extend my DL for that period. I have applied for another ...
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Can I exchange my Texas driving license for an Italian license

Can I exchange a Texas license for an Italian license. When I lived in France some states you could. If not, what if I just drive/ride using my Texas license for several years....
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Getting my driver's license notarized in Turkey

I'm Lebanese living in Turkey. After doing some research, I found out that I can use my drivers license here as long as I get it translated and notarized. I was wondering if anyone can help me learn ...
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Can you renew an Illinois driving license when you stay outside of US?

Can you renew an Illinois driving license when you stay outside of US ? I have a local Illinois mailing address and own a house which is rented out. I can come back and renew but not sure if I can/...
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How to get US drivers license when returning to US from living abroad

I am a US citizen who has been living in the UK for the past 6 years. Immediately prior to moving abroad I had a PA state drivers license, but it has long expired. Prior to that I had MA and ME state ...
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British Citizen, US Driving License, can I drive for 12 months in UK?

Okay so I moved to North America with my wife two years ago and learned to drive pretty much straight away. I only have a provisional license in the UK as I gave up when I realized we were moving. ...
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Which Canadian provinces will do a direct swap with a Republic of Ireland driving licence?

I have read online that some provinces in Canada allow a direct swap of a Republic of Ireland driving licence for a licence for that province (maybe Ontario and Saskatchewan). This is a fairly new ...
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US driving license when living overseas [duplicate]

I have been living overseas for a few years. How do I keep my US driver's license without a US address since I won't be able to prove residency in any state?
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What do I need to get a driver's license in France?

This is related to my previous question. Assume the following (for the moment hypothetical) situation: I do not have any valid driver's license at the moment, but I do know how to drive I just moved ...
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Getting a driver's license in France as a foreigner

I currently live in the US and I am moving to France. I learned to drive in the US but I am not an American citizen. This means that currently I only have an American driver's license (the only one ...
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Can I pass my UK driver's licence with my EU (French) passport?

I have lived in London for 5 years now. My passport is French, can I still pass my theory and practical test here? It mentions needing a valid UK passport or other form of ID. I just want to make sure ...
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How to get a Chinese motorcycle driver's license with 1 year (90 days entry) visa? [closed]

I don't have any licence currently, because I lost mine. How can I get driving a gas scooter ASAP? I don't mind "quick" way. I heard there are options to buy a set on taobao - plates, licence and ...
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I'm a US citizen and I reside in the UK, how do I get my Drivers License in UK? [closed]

So I live in the UK with my British husband and I need to get my license, but I only have a passport?
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Renew US licence while I am in India, as travelling to US in few days [closed]

Am going to Dellas, US on 13th Jan 2015. But my Driving Licence of US has expired on 6th Jan 2015. How can I renew it and how long it will take for renewal? Can I use this licence till the time I get ...
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Exchanging a Hong Kong driver's licence for a UK one?

I know that a Hong Kong driving license can be exchanged to a UK license if you came to the UK no more than 5 years. My question is that, if I have been living in the UK in the last 10 years and ...
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International driving permit validity after residency

I have a fairly specific question regarding my international driving permit that I picked up at AAA. My family and I recently moved to Spain for my job. Shortly after arriving we received our Spanish ...
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Driving car in France on non-French driving license

I have been in France for 6 months, 3 months as tourist and now for next 3 months onward as a French resident (5 year titre de sejour). I am non-EU citizen and I carry Dubai, UAE driving license which ...
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Exchange from EU to UK driving licence: is it worth it? Will that make the insurance cheaper?

I'm an UK resident and thinking about buying car and of course insure it. I have an EU driving licence. In terms of insurance, will that have a negative impact? Should I exchange it for a UK licence?
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How can I get driving licence in New Zealand on EU licence?

I go to New Zealand for 2 years. I need to get driving licence for travel and work. How can I get driving licence and what are costs and restrictions. I will go in January.
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Getting UK driving licence after moving to Germany

I'm an EU national who has lived in UK for more that 5 years (enough to be a resident, but not a citizen). I have moved to Germany a month ago and started a new job. A couple of months before moving ...
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Driver's license confusion

I am on F1 visa and currently on OPT. My OPT ends in Dec 2014. I have my H1B approved and it starts from Oct 2014. My driver's license expired on 31 Aug 2014. When I went to the BMV (Bureau of Motor ...
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Can I get a temporary US driver's license from within Japan? [closed]

I'm trying to go to the US, and I will only be there for 6 days. I want to be able to drive while I'm there. Can I get a temporary license?
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Is a Turkish driving license required as a foreign national to drive in Turkey long term?

I am a US citizen with a (class B-P2 commercial) drivers license. I also have a valid IDP card to go with it, which I understand is not strictly required in Turkey but always nice to have when abroad ...
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How do I renew a USA drivers license if I am as US citizen living abroad with no state address (last address Texas)

I have looked at the government websites (state.tx.us/DriverLicense/nonmilitaryrenewal.htm) and seen the requirements but as a US citizen who has passed their drivers test, why is there no standard US ...
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Driver's license, UK, change of address

In a word, what is (really) required in practice, when changing address for a UK driver's license? Consider, say, the situation where in the UK you are (genuinely) "living at a friend's house," or ...
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Getting driver license in Washington, moving from Canada (BC) on class 7?

I live in British Columbia (BC) and I have class 7 license. I am moving to Seattle on a TN visa and I'm wondering if I can also exchange the class 7 license for the full Washington license without ...