Frequent question: Can I drive in the UK with a Nigerian licence?

Any person with a valid driving licence issued in their country of origin is permitted to drive in the United Kingdom for at least 12 months. … After this period, you will need to exchange your international driving licence for a UK licence, or pass the DVSA’s UK driving test.

Can I use Nigeria driving licence in the UK?

In short: 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. … And then you will need to take a driving test in the UK.

Is Nigeria Driving License International?

The Nigeria Police Force through her Central Motor Registry is the only authorised body that issues international driver’s permits.

Nigeria: Sample of the Nigerian International Driving Permit (IDP)

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Citation / Document Symbol NGA103811.E

Which countries driving licence is valid in UK?

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.
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Do I need an international drivers license in UK?

International driving permits (IDP) are not required for American licensed drivers to drive a rental car in the UK. … Whether you are headed to Wales, Scotland, England or elsewhere in the United Kingdom, all travelers can benefit from carrying this license.

Can you have 2 driving Licences UK?

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. To comply with the Directive, we need to change the law to stop drivers holding more than one EU/EEA driving licence.

Can a non UK citizen get a UK driving Licence?

There is no special place for foreigners to get a UK provisional driving license, you simply apply like you would do if you were 16 years old and just learning to drive!

Which countries accept Nigerian drivers license?

According to him, the licence is recognised in Maryland, Washington DC and California in the U.S. as well as Germany, Turkey, Switzerland, Poland, Spain, Austria and Sweden in Europe.

How much is Nigeria international driving Licence?

Valid in 1 year: $39.99 (~N14,500) Valid in 2 years: $54.99 (~N20,000) Valid in 3 years: $69.99 (~N25,500)

Can I use my Nigerian driving licence in the USA?

The United States driving laws state that you’re required to have a valid driving license in possession to be able to drive in the US. This can be either issued by a US State or a foreign country. So, yes, you can drive with a foreign license in the US.

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