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Your driving licence in Italy

Driving licence in Italy In order to get around in Italy you will more than likely need a car!

Find out more about the process of getting your driving licence ready for your move here.

Driving in Italy

If you are intending to drive in Italy, you need to convert your UK licence to an Italian one. You will need to take a driving test, unless you started exchanging your UK licence before 1 January 2021.

If you moved to Italy after 1 January 2021, you can use your valid UK licence for 12 months from the date you became resident. To convert a UK licence to an Italian licence, go to the nearest Office of Motor Vehicles (Ufficio Provinciale della Motorizzazione Civile). See the Ministero dei Trasporti website for the required documentation (note that this site is in Italian).