Can you have UK and Spanish driving Licence?

A UK-issued driving licence will be valid for only 6 months after the arrival to Spain (or 10 months from January 1, 2021). The Spanish licence will still allow you to drive in the UK for short periods of time, and it can be obtained in exchange for the UK driving licence without taking a test.

Can I drive in UK with my Spanish licence?

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.

Do I need to change EU driving Licence in UK?

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.

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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.

Can I drive in Spain with a UK license after Brexit?

Will my driving licence be valid? 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. An IDP can be bought at Post Offices for £5.50.

Can I drive in Italy with UK licence after Brexit?

Drivers with a UK licence who were officially living in Italy before January 2021 can continue to use it for 12 months after the end of the Brexit transition period, the Italian government has confirmed.

How long does it take to change EU driving licence to UK?

How long does it take to get a driving license UK? Allow about 3 weeks for your driving licence to be sent to you. This can take longer if they need to check your health or personal details.

What do I need to get a Spanish driving Licence?

The local authorities request the following documents:

  1. application form.
  2. identity card or passport.
  3. proof of residence.
  4. the valid driving license.
  5. two recent photographs.
  6. declaration that you haven’t been banned or suspended from driving.
  7. declaration that you don’t hold another driver’s license in another country.
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Can I get a Spanish driving Licence?

Obtaining a driver’s licence

The Spanish driving licence can be obtained after finishing a driving school and passing a two-stage test, the theory test and road test. Primary school diploma is also required to obtain valid driver’s licence.

Which countries driving Licence is valid in UK?

You’re able to drive in the UK for 12 months on a license issued in a ‘designated country’, which includes:

  • Australia.
  • Barbados.
  • Hong Kong.
  • Monaco.
  • Singapore.
  • Falkland Islands.
  • Republic of Korea.
  • South Africa.
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