Question: Can you use a British driving licence in France?

Your UK licence is recognised in France for as long as it is valid. Paper licences are usually valid until you are 70. For plastic photocard licences, the expiry date is on the front.

Do I need an international driver’s license in France from UK?

You do not need an International Driving Permit. If you still have an older, green version of the UK driving licence you will need an International Driving Permit to drive in the EU and the EEA.

What do UK drivers need to drive in France?

A full and valid UK driver’s licence will still allow you to drive in all European Union countries, including France. In terms of documents, UK drivers will also need proof of insurance and ownership (V5C) as well as a passport or national identification card to satisfy the French authorities.

Is my driving Licence valid in France?

If you hold a driving license issued by a member state of the European Union, the European Economic Area : these licenses are valid in France indefinitely.

How do I convert my UK driving licence to French?

Exchanging a non EU/post-Brexit UK driving licence for a French one

  1. colour photocopy of both sides of your driving licence.
  2. Translation of your driving licence (if it is not in French) by a sworn translator or an apostilled translation from abroad.
  3. proof of identity (passport)
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Can I drive in France with an international driver’s license?

If you come to France for a short visit (such as holidays), you can drive using your foreign licence. It must be valid and either written in French or accompanied by an official translation into French or an international licence. … Beyond one year, you must exchange your foreign licence for a French licence.

Do I need a green card for France?

Will I need an Insurance Green Card to drive in France and Spain from 2021. No – drivers will not need to carry an insurance “Green Card” when driving in France or Spain.