Do you have a British driving licence but live in Austria? **The advice from the British Embassy is to swap your licence before the end of 2020 if you plan to stay in Austria. Read more here
Note: the deadline has been extended to 30 June 2021.
|Holders of British driving licences as at the end of the transition periodTransition Period The transition period (also referred to as the implementation period) is the period following the UK's departure from the European Union (on 31.01.2020) until the end of 2020. An option to extend this period has not been taken up by the UK government. (31.12.2020) had until 30 June 2021 to exchange their British driving licence for an Austrian one, if resident in Austria. Continuing to drive on a British licence under this circumstance is illegal and incurs heavy fines and may render insurance ineffective.|
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