From 2nd August 2021, motorists will no longer require an insurance green card to drive their vehicles in the EU (including Ireland). The same applies in Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Serbia, and Switzerland.
What documents do I need to drive in Europe after Brexit?
Your Certificate of Motor Insurance.
The log book (V5C) for the vehicle. Your driving licence. A GB sticker if your number plate has the Euro symbol; a national flag of England, Scotland or Wales; or letters and numbers with no flag or identifier – but from 28 September 2021, you’ll need a UK sticker instead.
Can I drive on EU Licence after Brexit?
EU licence-holders visiting the UK can continue to drive using their EU licence without needing an International Driving Permit.
Do I need a green card to drive in Spain after Brexit?
UK motorists will no longer be required to be in possession of a ‘Green Card’ when driving in France and Spain or other EU countries. The requirement for drivers to obtain the ‘Green Card’ from insurers was previously requirement after the Brexit transition period expired at the start of 2021.
Do I need a French driving licence after Brexit?
Paris announced late last year that although short-term visitors could continue to use British licences after the Brexit transition period, residents would need to apply to exchange theirs for a French one before 31 December 2021, or take a French test. …
Do I need a green card to drive in Europe 2021?
From 2nd August 2021, motorists will no longer require an insurance green card to drive their vehicles in the EU (including Ireland). … Motorists should contact their vehicle insurers to obtain a green card both for their car and, if they are towing, for their trailer or caravan as well.
Can I drive in Spain with UK licence after Brexit?
The validity of UK driving licences in Spain after Brexit may be extended after October 31, according to British Ambassador in Spain Hugh Elliott. … They can then exchange their licence to get a new Spanish one before December 31 2021.
Can I drive in Italy with UK licence after Brexit?
If you have been resident in Italy for more than 12 months then you can continue to use your valid UK licence until 31 December 2021. If you are resident in Italy after 1 January 2021 your valid UK licence will be recognised for 12 months from the date you became resident. Driving in Italy.
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.
Are green cards required?
As things stand, UK-based motorists are required to carry green cards when driving in any Green Card System country (this may change in the near future, in which case this guidance will be updated). Responsibility for issuing green cards is given to national organisations (the MIB performs that role in the UK).
Do you need a green card to drive in Europe?
You do not need to carry a green card when you drive in the EU (including Ireland), Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Serbia, and Switzerland. You still need valid vehicle insurance. You may need to carry a green card to drive in other countries, including: Albania.
Is my UK paper driving Licence valid 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.
What will I need to drive in France in 2021?
The Legal Requirements Checklist
- A valid driving licence covering you for the vehicle you are driving/riding.
- An up-to-date passport (with at least six months left to run) for each occupant of the vehicle.
- Vehicle insurance documents, proving at least third-party cover.