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Driving Licences: Foreign Nationals

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 46921, tabled on 10 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will extend the period in which the holders of foreign driving licences may drive lawfully in the UK to reflect delays in availability of driving tests.

Answered on

15 September 2021

There are no plans to extend the period for which holders of international driving licences can drive in GB using that licence.

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is adding new capacity to the system all the time and shorter notice tests do become available as customers cancel booked tests.

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