Updated : 12/04/2017
If your driving licence is lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed, you need to apply for a replacement in the country where you have normal residence.
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Your driving licence can only be replaced by the authorities in the country where you have normal residence.
They will replace or exchange your original licence for a local one.
You will then be subject to that country's rules (e.g. on validity periods and medical checks).
Monica lives in Belgium and has an Italian driving licence which has been damaged. She will have to exchange her Italian licence for a Belgian one. She will receive a Belgian licence that is valid for 15 years, instead of 10 years as in Italy.