The UK Government proposes to the holders of driving licenses issued in Great Britain that, if they live in other EU countries, they should change their driving license as soon as possible for a driving license issued by the host country.
According to the instructions from the British Ministry of Transport on Monday, if the UK leaves the European Union at the end of March without the entry into force of an agreement on the termination of EU membership (Brexit), UK license holders in other EU countries may be required to conduct a driver’s test by their host authorities. to be able to drive after Brexit in the EU.
According to the ministry, those who have a British driver’s license and reside in other countries of the European Union should obtain the license of the country where they live, as soon as possible, as the exit time of 29 March can be extended with longer lead times and delays expected increase in claims.
According to the instructions, British drivers who are British licensed in the UK may need an international driver license in order to be able to drive in EU Member States without an agreement.
In recent weeks, the UK government has published a number of similar preparatory briefings for Brexit without an agreement.
In addition to many others, they also pointed out that if the British EU membership ceased without the entry into force of an agreement with the EU, airlines registered in the UK and in the European Union would lose their automatic connections between British and EU destinations. their rights to operate a flight without prior authorization, and it would not be guaranteed to use roaming free mobile phones for travelers traveling to the EU Member States using a British mobile phone subscription.
It has already been stated in the previous releases that the validity of British driving licenses is not necessarily recognized in the case of Brexit without EU Member States’ agreement; this guide was updated by the Ministry of Transport with a call on Monday.