Driver's Licence

EU driving licence sticking out of a pocket

EU driving licence, © picture-alliance/ dpa


Canadian Driver's Licence in Germany

Information in regards to the validity of foreign driving licences in the Federal Republic of Germany

German Driver's Licence in Canada

Regulations for driver’s licences vary according to province or territory.

The German driver's licence is recognized in Canada, and can be used for a limited time. However, holders of a German driver's licence who intend to stay in Canada for longer must obtain a Canadian driver's license.

To find out more about getting licenced to drive in Canada, visit the website for the motor vehicle licencing agency in your province or territory.

A German licence can be transcribed and exchanged for a Canadian licence. The German Foreign Mission can issue a driver's licence certificate in English language, which is recognized by the province's driver's licence offices.

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