Is UK driving license valid in Belgium?

As long as the British driving license is regarded as a European driving license, you can drive in Belgium with your British driving license. … As soon as you are registered in Belgium for at least 185 days, you must be holder of a Belgian or European driving license.

Is a UK driving Licence valid in the EU?

UK photocard driving licences will continue to be valid while driving in the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. … Those who live in an EU country – or in Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland – and are currently using a UK driving licence, will have to exchange it for a local one.

Do I need an international driver’s license in Belgium?

Tourists and temporary visitors are allowed to drive in Belgium on a valid license from a U.S. state. An International Driver’s License is not required but some car rental companies may require one.

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In which countries is UK driving Licence valid?

You’re able to drive in the UK for 12 months on a license issued in a ‘designated country’, which includes:

  • Australia.
  • Barbados.
  • Hong Kong.
  • Monaco.
  • Singapore.
  • Falkland Islands.
  • Republic of Korea.
  • South Africa.

What do I need for driving in Belgium?

Driving in Belgium packing checklist

Headlamp beam deflectors for driving on the right, so your lights don’t dazzle motorists coming the other way. First-aid kit and fire extinguisher (vehicles registered in Belgium must carry both, but this is not compulsory for vehicles registered abroad)

Is my UK driving licence valid in Europe after Brexit?

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. An IDP can be bought at Post Offices for £5.50. … There is also a 1949 IDP, which covers visits to Andorra, for example.

Which countries driving license can be exchanged in Belgium?

Driving licence from Non-European (EEA) countries: Some non-EEA countries (among them the US, Canada and Australia) have reciprocal agreements with Belgium that allow you to exchange your licence for a Belgian equivalent rather easily (provided you’re registered in a commune).

What happens if you drive without a license in Belgium?

Police cited 4,142 offences in Brussels, 2,189 in Ghent and 2,136 in Antwerp. Driving without a valid license is liable to a driving ban of eight days to five years, possible fines of up to €11,000 and even incarceration.

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Which country driving license is difficult to get?

10 toughest countries to get your driver’s license

1 Croatia
2 Brazil
3 Hungary
4 Bahrain
5 Montenegro

How much does a driver’s license cost in Belgium?

Each municipality has its own price for issuing a driving licence. The average price is 25 euro. If you want a driving licence, you have to pass a theoretical and a practical exam. During the test, you will be tested to see if you can drive, and if you have the necessary knowledge and driving skills.

Can you have two EU driving Licence?

The Directive does not allow drivers to have more than one EU/EEA driving licence. In the UK it is not possible to apply for a licence if you already hold another licence. However, it’s currently not an offence to hold more than one licence more generally.

How long can I drive a UK car in Europe?

Many UK insurers offer a maximum of 90 days of full cover in Europe, thereafter basic 3rd party cover only. Some may offer longer, for an increased premium, and there are also some Spanish insurers who will cover vehicles on UK plates.

How long can I use EU driving Licence in UK?

International licence holders visiting the UK can drive on their valid foreign licence for up to 12 months from when they become resident. – If your licence is from the European Economic Area, you can use it until you turn 70 years old.

Can you get a ferry from UK to Belgium?

There is currently just the 1 ferry route running between England and Belgium operated by 1 ferry company – P&O Ferries. The Hull to Zeebrugge ferry crossing operates weekly with a scheduled sailing duration from about 13 hours 15 minutes.

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Is driving in Belgium difficult?

Driving in Belgium is not harder or easier than in most European countries. As long as we adopt a defensive behavior, the risks are minimal.

How fast can you drive in Belgium?

Belgium speed limits

ROAD TYPE SPEED LIMIT
Urban areas 50 km/h
Outside built-up areas 90 km/h
Dual carriageways with central reservation 120 km/h
Motorways 120 km/h (minimum 70km/h)