Can you drive in the UK on a Portuguese driving Licence?

At this moment all valid driving licences issued by the UK are recognised on the same terms as driving licences issued by any Member States of the EU. The above Decree-Law assumes an equivalent treatment by the British authorities towards Portuguese citizens living in the United Kingdom.

Can I drive a UK car on a Portuguese 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 visiting the UK can continue to drive using their EU licence without needing an International Driving Permit. … 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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Is Portuguese driving licence International?

In order to drive in Portugal, you must obtain international driving license, which can be requested in regional and district offices of the IMT by holders with national driving license or issued by other member states of the European Economic Area. However, keep in mind that there are exceptions.

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 UK with Portuguese license after Brexit?

At this moment all valid driving licences issued by the UK are recognised on the same terms as driving licences issued by any Member States of the EU. The above Decree-Law assumes an equivalent treatment by the British authorities towards Portuguese citizens living in the United Kingdom.

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 www.direct.gov.uk/motoringforms or via most post offices. Return it to the DVLA along with your license and the standard £50 fee for exchanging licenses.

How long does it take to exchange EU driving licence for 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.

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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.

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.

Can I drive in USA with UK license?

The good news is that yes, you are able to drive in the US with a full UK license and do not require a US license unless you are moving there. … Legally, a UK license is accepted to allow you to drive in the US. You should also be aware that there are different driving laws across different States in the US.

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