Currently, holders of a British licence can swap it for an Italian one without taking either a theory or practical test. But if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, according to the British government’s advice, “you will not be able to exchange your driving licence without taking another driving test”.
Can I change my UK driving Licence in Italy?
While residents with licences from other EU countries – formerly including the UK – can swap their documents without retaking a test, Italy does not exchange licences from most non-EU countries, including the United States, Canada, India, Australia, New Zealand and currently, the UK.
How do I change my driving Licence in Italy?
Exchanging a non-EU/EEA driving licence for an Italian licence
- Application form TT 2112 (obtained at the Office of Motor Vehicles or by clicking here)
- The licence and at least one clear photocopy of front and back.
- Official translation of the licence (may not be required)
Can you use UK driving Licence in Italy?
You can drive in Italy with a UK driving licence, insurance and vehicle documents. … If you move to Italy with your British-registered car, you must re-register your car with Italian licence plates within 60 days or you risk your car being impounded.
Are UK driving Licences valid in EU?
Yes, most UK drivers are still able to use their normal driving licence to drive in EU countries. There are some exceptions and what is called an International Driving Permit (IDP) may be needed.
Can I still move to Italy after Brexit?
Retiring to Italy after Brexit is still possible, it just requires more planning and paperwork. … Although you can still buy a property and enjoy holidays in Italy, a permanent move will require more planning and a visa.
Can you have 2 driving Licences UK?
The Directive does not allow drivers to have more than one EU/EEA driving licence. In the UK it is not possible to apply for a licence if you already hold another licence. However, it’s currently not an offence to hold more than one licence more generally.
Which countries driving license can be exchanged in Italy?
List of Countries whose Driving license can be converted into an Italian one:
- Albania (agreement valid till 25 December 2019)
- Brazil (agreement valid till 13 January 2023)
- El Salvador (agreement valid till 4 August 2021)
- Israel ((agreement to be renewed)
How much does a driver’s license cost in Italy?
It costs between 600-700 euros and this price includes theory classes, driving lessons, all requisite taxes and stamps, a medical exam (basically an eye test with lots of stamps and signatures) and both the theory (permit) and practical (driving) tests.
Which country driving Licence is valid in Italy?
Any driving licence issued by an EU-State (+ Switzerland, Norway, Iceland) is valid in Italy.
Can you drive in Italy with a UK license after Brexit?
If you have been resident in Italy for more than 12 months then you can continue to use your valid UK licence until 31 December 2021. If you are resident in Italy after 1 January 2021 your valid UK licence will be recognised for 12 months from the date you became resident. Driving in Italy.
What do I need to drive in Italy from UK?
Which documents do I need to drive in Italy? A full and valid UK photocard driver’s licence lets you drive in Italy and all European Union countries. Further documents you will need to carry are proof of insurance and car ownership (V5C) as well as a passport or national identity card.
Will my EU driving Licence be valid after Brexit?
EU licence-holders living in the UK can continue to use their licence as long as it is valid, subject to UK licence renewal requirements. This means an EU licence must be changed to a UK licence at the age of 70 or three years after the holder becomes resident, whichever is the later.
Can I use my UK driving Licence in Spain after Brexit?
A new post-Brexit agreement has yet to be signed which could leave hundreds without access to their vehicle within weeks. UK nationals living in Spain are currently allowed to use their UK driving licence until June 30th at the latest.
Do I need to exchange my EU driving Licence for UK?
Any person with a valid driving licence issued in their country of origin is permitted to drive in the United Kingdom for at least 12 months. This includes driving in the UK with an EU license. After this period, you will need to exchange your documents for a UK licence, or pass the DVSA’s UK driving test.
Can I drive in Ireland with a UK Licence after Brexit?
In a no-deal Brexit scenario, as a resident in Ireland, your UK driving licence will not be valid to drive here in Ireland.