Buy UK driving licence in 2021-2022
Can i convert my EU license to UK driving licence? The UK has driving licence agreements with a variety of ‘designated countries’. If you hold a driving licence from one of the countries below, you’ll be allowed to exchange it for a UK driving licence without taking any further tests. Buy UK driving licence
Andorra, Australia, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates and Zimbabwe.
If you hold a driving licence from a designated country, you’ll be allowed to drive in Great Britain for up to 12 months. Once this time has passed, you will have to exchange your licence. You’ve got 5 years from the day you became a resident to exchange your licence—as long as it’s still valid.
Residents of Northern Ireland
If you’re a resident of Northern Ireland, you’re in luck—the rules couldn’t be any easier for exchanging your licence for a UK driving licence. As long as your licence was issued on or after 1 January 1976, you’ll be able to exchange it. And the best part? You won’t have to pay a penny for it! Can i convert my EU license to UK driving licence?
Residents of Jersey, Guernsey or the Isle of Man
Any residents from Jersey, Guernsey or the Isle of Man will be able to exchange their licence if it was issued on or after 1 April 1991. Unlike residents of Northern Ireland, however, you’ll have to pay the standard exchange fee. You will also have to provide a medical report (D4) filled in by a doctor. Buy UK driving licence 2021-2022
All other countries
If you don’t belong to any of the above countries, then you won’t be able to exchange your foreign driving licence for a UK one. That doesn’t mean you should give up on driving in the UK, however! You’re still allowed to drive for up to 12 months on your foreign licence. According to the DVLA, you’re allowed to drive vehicles weighing up to 3.5 tonnes—with up to eight passenger seats—as long as your licence remains valid within the 12 month period. If you want to continue driving in the UK once this year is up, you’ll have to take a theory and practical test to get your hands on a UK driving licence.
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EU/ EEA, UK Group 1 licence still valid
If your EU/ EEA driving licence remains valid, you are not required to exchange it at this time. You may continue to drive until your licence expires. An EU/ EEA driving licence may be exchanged even if it has expired.
EU/EEA Group 2 licence still valid – Driver under 65
If your EU/ EEA driving licence remains valid, you are not required to exchange it at this time. You may continue to drive until you reach the age of 66 years, or for a period of five years from the date you became resident in the United Kingdom, whichever is the earlier, provided your licence remains valid. An EU/ EEA driving licence may be exchanged even if it has expired.