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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Exchange limited validity Australian license for UK license

My Australian driving license is valid until April 2019. I have been resident in the UK since Sept 2017. I would like to exchange my Australian DL for a UK DL. Would the fact that my Australian ...
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Valid out-of-state DMV driver's license but class 7, moving from British Columbia to Washington

I just moved to Seattle from British Columbia, Canada and I have my class 7 license. According to dmv.com, "If you have a valid out-of-state DMV driver’s license, you will not be required to pass any ...
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Exchange expired EU driving licence for a UK license

I'm Italian and I've been living in the UK since January. My Italian licence expired in 2004, because I had to exchange it for a Brasilian driving licence, as I lived in Brazil until January. Can I ...
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How many months can I drive in the US with a UK driving licence?

How many months can I drive in the US with a UK driving licence? I'm interested in particular in the states of Florida and New York. I know that with an Italian driving licence it's 1 month for ...
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How often can I repeat the road test in British Columbia?

Foreign drivers who want to convert their license to a Canadian one must pass the Class 5 road test before they're issued a Canadian driving license. But the linked page fails to mention how often one ...
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EU-issued driver's license - driving while waiting for it to be exchanged for a UK one

I understand one can drive a vehicle in the UK without their GB driver's license, while they are waiting for their new license, after sending it to DVLA to update their address https://www.gov.uk/...
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Car purchase upon arrival in US

We are arriving in Los Angeles, holidaying for 6 days and then planning on driving to New Orleans over a few days. what challenges will we face doing this given we won't have an international driver's ...
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New Turkish Driving Licence is it valid in Denmark? [closed]

According to many Turkish recourses (more official source) new Turkish Driving Licence is valid in many countries also Denmark . But when I check Danish resources they say Turkey is in Group 2 ...
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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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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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Practise driving in the UK as a learner

I recently took my driving test and failed on a very silly mistake. I was thinking about it and the only way to get around that is the drive more often on the road. My instructor has only a fixed pre-...
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Can I exchange a UK for a DE license when my UK license is not yet about to expire?

I have a UK driving license that is valid until 2027. The license indicates that I originally passed my test in The Netherlands. Normally, EU licenses are not exchanged before they expire (source). ...
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Uk licence / no uk registered address

Have uk driving licence moving to france...when my house sold I wont have a uk address ..is my licence valid to drive on last known address? ..in the interim whilst I get new address ?
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Drive in the UK on Indian licence

I moved to UK exactly 12 months ago for work reasons on a Tier 2 General visa and the government website tells me that I can drive for 12 months since I became a resident. How is the resident part ...
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Renew my California DL

I recently returned to California after living in Australia for 20 years. I had a California drivers license before moving and currently hold a valid Australian license. What is the process I need to ...
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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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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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International driving permit and driver's license at Ontario, Canada

I currently don't have any driver's license. I'm moving to Ontario soon, and I'll probably want one. I'm wondering whether to get one in my current country, before moving to Canada, or to do it after ...
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When is an E-3 visa holder considered a resident?

In California, residents have to obtain a driver's permit within 10 days of becoming a resident. For an E-3 visa holder, does this 10 days begin when the plane lands, the day that they begin working, ...
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South Australian provisional driving licence to a US licence

I have held my P1 (Provisional) Licence here in South Australia for 8 months now. I would like to visit the States and get a full licence there (Overseas Driving Permit is not an option for me) and ...
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Michigan Level One License [closed]

I'm a 15 year old who just finished his Segment One Course in Michigan. It says in order to apply for the Level One License, I need Proof of Residence, the problem is we don't live here anymore. I was ...
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International driving permit

I am a British passport holder living in India since one and half year.We planned UK holidays, done all the bookings only to realise that my UK driving license is overdue for renewal. I can't renew it ...
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What exactly do I need as a US citizen to exchange my US driver's license for a French one?

This is a follow-up to very similar questions, such as this one: Exchanging an American driving license for a French one Though slightly different as I am a US citizen with a valid US driver's license....
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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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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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Maintaining California Drivers License while living abroad

I recently moved out of the US (California) and plan to live in India for 2 years. I have a California business and residential property in California and will continue to pay California income and ...
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I'm in USA with a F1 visa. Can I drive in the UK with my MA Driver's License?

I am in the USA on a F1 visa. I also have a MA Driver's License slash Real ID. I am visiting the UK later this month to attend a conference. A friend (in UK) advised I should get some additional ...
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Renewing US driving license while living in UK (I still have a US address BUT no UK license)

I have been living in the UK on a long-term basis (married to a Brit) but regularly return to Connecticut to visit family, etc. My license is up for renewal next month--I was told I could do this ...
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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?