Can I exchange my UK driving licence for a Spanish one 2021?
NOTE: At the moment UK driving licences cannot be exchanged for Spanish, unless the intent to exchange was registered at the DGT before 31st December 2020. The Brexit Agreement recognises UK licences as equivalent, however each member state has to put in place their own arrangement with UK for licence exchange.
How do I change my driving Licence to a Spanish one?
The local authorities request the following documents:
- application form.
- identity card or passport.
- proof of residence.
- the valid driving license.
- two recent photographs.
- declaration that you haven’t been banned or suspended from driving.
- declaration that you don’t hold another driver’s license in another country.
Can I use a UK driving licence in Spain?
Any British tourists driving in Spain will still be able to use their UK driving licence in the country. For tourists and non-residents, UK driving licences are valid for six months after the tourist arrives in Spain. However, tourists must follow another car-related rule for people driving a British car in Spain.
How much does a Spanish driving Licence cost?
Granada is the cheapest city to get the B licence at the first attempt; it costs an average of 452.46 Euros. It is followed by A Coruña, 499.78 Euros and Badajoz, 511.20 Euros. This year, Murcia is the most expensive city with an average cost of 933.12 Euros, followed by Lleida, 903.29 Euros and Bilbao, 880.26 Euros.
Will my UK driving Licence be valid in Spain after Brexit?
If you moved to Spain after January 1st 2021, your British driving licence is valid for six months from the date of your TIE or until December 31st, whichever date is later.
Can I drive my UK car in Spain 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.
What driving Licence do I need to drive in Spain after Brexit?
Most drivers will not need an International Driving Permit (IDP) to drive in all EU countries such as France and Spain after 1 January 2021. Read on to find out the rules and exceptions around IDP requirement and other post-Brexit documentation.
Can I use my drivers license in Spain?
Spain requires foreign drivers who have a license in English to obtain an IDP prior to arriving in Spain. This driving permit is a requirement to drive in Spain, and without the permit, you could face punishment if stopped by law enforcement officials while driving.
Which countries driving license can be exchanged in Spain?
The countries with which Spain has signed agreements for the exchange of permits are: Andorra, Algeria, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, South Korea, Croatia, Ecuador, Japan, Morocco, Peru, Dominican Republic, Paraguay, Switzerland, Uruguay , Venezuela, Brazil, El Salvador, the Philippines, Guatemala, Serbia, …
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.
Can I renew my UK driving Licence while living abroad?
No, you don’t have to have the status of official resident. You just have to be allowed to be in the UK at all. You do have to have a postal address in the UK which the UK drivers licence “belongs to” when it is issued. It is issued through the post.