UK Driving Licences must be renewed when you turn 70, is this the case in Austria?

UK licences are required to be renewed when the holder turns 70, whereas an Austrian licence does not have a fixed expiry date. However, standard healthSozialministerium The Austrian Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection is responsible for the following fields: The health care system Initiatives for people with disabilities Consumer protection Public health and medical issues Care and support The rights of consumers and the protection of their health Senior citizens’ policy Social policy Social insurance checks apply to all ages when applying as a 3rd country national3rd country nationals Third country nationals are citizens of non-EU/EEA countries. Residency and naturalisation procedures for third country nationals are more complicated than for citizens of EU Member States or EEA signatory states. for an Austrian licence (since 1 January 2021, this has also applied to British citizens exchanging UK licences for an Austrian one).

Further information can be found about exchanging a UK licence for an Austrian one on the website at: –

Note: If your UK licence has expired or needs renewing you will require a certificate of entitlement from the UK DVLA in order to apply for an Austrian licence.

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