From 2 August 2021, a Green Card (or International Motor Insurance Card) is no longer required for travel in the European Economic Area, which includes all the European Union countries plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.
Can I drive in Spain with my UK licence 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.
Will I need a green card to drive in Europe after Brexit?
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.
Do I need a EU driving 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 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 hold a UK and Spanish driving Licence?
The British Embassy in Madrid announced on Monday that Spanish authorities have again extended the period of validity of UK driving licences in Spain a further two months until December 31st 2021. … The extension means UK licence holders who reside in Spain can continue legally driving in Spain for an extra 92 days.
What documents do I need to drive in Spain?
Driving in Spain checklist:
- Full and valid driver’s licence.
- Proof of Insurance.
- Passport/national ID.
- Motor insurance green card.
- Reflective jackets.
- Warning triangles.
- Spare pair of spectacles (for those who use glasses while driving)
Can I drive in Spain in 2021?
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.
What will I need to drive in Europe after Brexit?
You don’t need an IDP to drive in the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein if you have a UK photocard driving licence. But you might need an IDP to drive in some EU countries and Norway if you have either: A paper driving licence, or. A licence issued in Gibraltar, Guernsey, Jersey or the Isle of Man.
Do I need a green card to drive in France August 2021?
The EU has confirmed that the Green Card Waiver takes effect from 2nd August 2021. This means that drivers must continue to carry a Green Card until 2nd August.
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.
Do you need international driving permit 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.
Do you need a Green Card to drive a hire car in Spain?
EU hire cars do NOT need green cards
You may have heard that you need a ‘green card’ to show that you’re insured to drive in the EU. … If you’re renting a hire car within the EU, you do not need a green card.
Are green cards no longer required?
What is a Green Card? … The European Commission has announced that with effect from the 2nd August 2021, UK drivers will no longer be required to carry Green Cards when driving their vehicle in the EU (including Ireland), Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Serbia, and Switzerland.
Do I need a Green Card for European travel?
Documents for driving abroad in Europe
From 2 August 2021 a Green Card (or International Motor Insurance Card) is no longer required for travel in the European Economic Area, which includes all the European Union countries plus Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.