You can drive in Australia using your UK driving licence as long as you remain a temporary overseas visitor; your UK licence is valid; you haven’t been disqualified from driving anywhere; and your licence is not suspended or cancelled, or your visiting driving privileges withdrawn.
How do I change my UK driving Licence to Australian?
You will need to:
- Bring your overseas licence.
- Provide proof of your identity.
- Provide proof of Australian permanent residency.
- Complete the Licence application form.
- Pass an eyesight test.
- Pass a knowledge test unless you are exempt.
- Pass a driving test unless you are exempt.
- Pay the relevant licence fee.
Do I need an international driver’s license to drive in Australia?
Drivers in Australia require a valid driver’s licence. You can drive with a foreign (English language) licence for three months. … If your licence is not in English, you need to get an International Driving Permit from the Automobile Association in your home country before coming to Australia.
Is my driver’s license valid in Australia?
Generally, you’re allowed to drive in Australia with an overseas drivers license if you’re a temporary visitor. If your license isn’t written in English, you’ll need to carry a formal English translation or an International Driving Permit. That rule doesn’t include New Zealanders.
Which countries accept UK driving Licence?
UK drivers are able to take to the roads with their native licence in Sweden, Italy and Spain, without having to jump through any further regulatory hoops. In Finland, Japan, Hong Kong and New Zealand, a British licence is nearly as useful, being valid for 12 months, which will more than suit anyone going on holiday.
Which countries driving license can be exchanged in Australia?
You may be able to exchange their overseas licence for an Australian issued driver licence without driver testing.
Recognised countries and jurisdictions
- Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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How do I get an Australian driving Licence?
Getting a NSW driver licence
- be at least 16 years of age.
- pass the Driver Knowledge Test (DKT)
- prove your identity.
- pass an eyesight test.
- pay the licence and test fees, unless you’re eligible for a concession.
Can I rent a car in Australia with a UK license?
Can I drive in Australia on a UK or US licence? Car rental companies generally accept English-language driving licences. They often do not accept provisional licences. If your driving licence is not in English, you will need an International Driving Permit.
How long can you drive on a foreign Licence in Australia?
In other Australian states and territories, permanent visa holders are restricted to driving on their overseas licence for either three or six months.
How easy is it to drive in Australia?
Driving in Australia, like most other western nations, is relatively easy and straightforward. Traffic rules are uniform from state to state (with the exception of Melbourne’s quaint – but crucial to observe – ‘hook turns’ and the acceptable levels of alcohol – these vary from . 05 to . 08 BAC).
Where is the driver seat in Australia?
Australians drive on the left side of two-way roads, and that means the steering wheels on vehicles are on the right-hand side, so the driver is close to the center of the road. Countries that drive on the right such as the United States and Canada may find this strange but Australia is not alone.
Can I drive in Dubai with Australian Licence?
A full valid driver’s license is required for a minimum of 2 years. An International licence is required for Australian drivers licence holders.
Will my US driver’s license work in Australia?
As an international visitor, you are able to drive in Australia with your foreign licence for three months, so long as that licence is in English. If your licence is not in English, you will need to attain an International Drivers Permit (IDP) from your home country to use in Australia.
Is UK driving license international?
You need to have a valid Great Britain (GB) or Northern Ireland driving licence to get an IDP. You may also get an IDP if your licence was issued in Gibraltar, Guernsey, Jersey or the Isle of Man.
Can I drive in Europe with a UK license?
You can drive in EU and EEA countries in Europe with a valid UK driving licence. To drive in countries outside the EU you may also need to get an International Driving Permit (IDP). Check gov.uk to see if an IDP is applicable for the country you will be driving in.
Which driving license are valid in the UK?
Bear in mind to drive a car legally in the UK you must be at least 17 years old – and at least 21 years old to drive a lorry or a bus. Holders of a licence issued in EU/EEA nations can drive in the United Kingdom until the document expires. You won’t need to retake your test or exchange your driving documents.