Can I use my UK driving Licence in Greece after Brexit?

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

You can drive in Greece with a UK driving licence. You should read our guidance on driving in the EU from 1 January 2021.

Is my UK driving Licence valid in Europe after Brexit?

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. … There is also a 1949 IDP, which covers visits to Andorra, for example.

Is my UK driving Licence valid in Greece?

Yes, you can legally drive in Greece with your UK-issued driving licence without the need to apply for an International Driving Permit.

Can Brits move to Greece after Brexit?

Living in Greece after Brexit

From now on British expats will have to follow non-EU application procedures with one notable exception – you can still stay in Greece for up to 3 months without a visa. After this, you will need to apply for permanent residency.

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Can you have 2 driving Licences UK?

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. To comply with the Directive, we need to change the law to stop drivers holding more than one EU/EEA driving licence.

Do I need to change my UK driving Licence after Brexit?

UK photocard driving licences will continue to be valid while driving in the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

How much does it cost to change EU driving Licence to UK?

To exchange your license, the process is pretty simple. You will need to complete an application form. This is available online at or via most post offices. Return it to the DVLA along with your license and the standard £50 fee for exchanging licenses.

What will happen if you own a holiday home in Spain after Brexit?

Will Brexit affect my rights as a homeowner in Spain? No. The UK’s decision to leave the EU does not affect homeownership rights in Spain. These will continue to be the same as they were prior to Brexit.

How do I convert my UK driving Licence to Greece?

Driving: UK nationals in Greece

UK nationals can exchange their licence without repeating a driving test. You will simply need to submit the results of a physical and eye examination to the competent authorities, including the necessary supporting documents required.

Can I hire a car in Greece with UK licence?

All UK drivers should be aware that new directives regarding car hire in Greece require you to have the photocard licence. Anyone who still has just their old paper licence should find this is no longer accepted.

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Do I need an international driving permit for UK?

You do not need an international driving permit to drive in the United Kingdom,. However if your original licence does not feature an English translation you may find an international driving permit in the UK useful in proving to the authorities that your licence is valid.