Using a Belgian driving licence in the UK

On this page you will find all information about driving licences in the UK.

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The Belgian driving licence (both the paper model and the bank card model) is still recognized in the United Kingdom. You can drive in the UK with your Belgian driving licence while it is valid or until you turn 70.

When residing in the UK, you have the choice whether to use your Belgian driving licence or exchange it for a UK licence (https://www.gov.uk/exchange-foreign-driving-licence).

If you lose your Belgian driving licence you can apply for a replacement in the UK (https://www.gov.uk/apply-online-to-replace-a-driving-licence#before-you-...). Before applying, however, you will need to obtain a certificate stating details of your driving licence from the Belgian commune where you last resided. 

You can also obtain a new Belgian national driving licence from your last municipality of residence in Belgium.