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Driving licence renewal and exchange – France

As an EU national living in France, if you want to exchange a driving licence issued in another EU country, you can do so at the French prefecturefr or sub-prefecture where you live before the licence expires.

If the licence has expired, you need to retake the driving test in France and obtain a new driving licence.

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Driving in France with a licence issued by another European countryfr

Exchanging a driving licence issued by another European countryfr

What to do if your driving licence is lost or stolen in France but it was issued in another European countryfr

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