International Licences

Details below will explain how long you can drive on your current licence in the UK-:

Driving licences issued in Northern Ireland (NI) or an EC/EEA Country

List of EC/EEA Countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Republic of Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.
You can drive any category of vehicle shown on your driving licence as long as it remains full and valid

Driving licences issued in Jersey, Guernsey or the Isle of Man

You can drive any small vehicle eg cars and or motorcycles, shown on your driving licence, for a period of 12 months from the date that you last entered the country, as long as it remains full and valid.
You can drive larger vehicles eg lorries and buses shown on your licence, whether British registered or registered outside of Great Britain (GB) that you have driven into the country.
After 12 months, you have to sit the UK driving test before you can legally drive in this country beyond that time.

Driving licences issued in any other country

You can drive any small vehicle eg cars and or motorcycles, shown on your driving licence, for a period of 12 months from the date that you last entered the country, as long as it remains full and valid.
After 12 months, you have to sit the UK driving test before you can legally drive in this country beyond that time.