Gillian Halliday. Green Card insurance documents which have been required for Northern Ireland motorists post-Brexit to drive in the Republic will no longer be required, the European Commission has said.
Can I drive in Ireland without a Green Card?
You do not need to carry a green card when you drive in the EU (including Ireland), Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Serbia, and Switzerland. You still need valid vehicle insurance. You may need to carry a green card to drive in other countries, including: Albania.
Do I need a Green Card to drive a UK car in Ireland?
A Green Card is not required for those planning on driving their Irish registered vehicle in the UK, including Northern Ireland, so long as they have a valid Irish insurance disc. The insurance disc will serve the same purpose as a Green Card, providing proof of insurance cover.
Do I need a Green Card to drive from Northern Ireland to Republic of Ireland?
The European Commission has announced that insurance Green Cards are no longer needed for Northern Ireland drivers travelling to ROI and the rest of the European Union from Monday 2nd August 2021.
Can I drive my UK car in Ireland?
Don’t worry – you can still use your valid, full UK driving licence to drive in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. If you don’t have either a UK or EU licence, you’ll need an international driving permit. Remember, in the Republic of Ireland, you must carry your driver’s licence or permit at all times.
Can I drive in Republic of Ireland?
You’ll need either a valid, full national driving licence or an international driving permit to drive in Ireland. In the Republic of Ireland, you must carry your driver’s licence at all times. You must also have motor insurance either in your own name or as a named driver on another’s policy.
Do I need a green card to drive in Europe 2021?
From 2nd August 2021, motorists will no longer require an insurance green card to drive their vehicles in the EU (including Ireland). … Motorists should contact their vehicle insurers to obtain a green card both for their car and, if they are towing, for their trailer or caravan as well.
Do I need a Green Card to drive in France 2021?
Will I need an Insurance Green Card to drive in France and Spain from 2021. No – drivers will not need to carry an insurance “Green Card” when driving in France or Spain.
Can I drive my UK car in Ireland after Brexit?
In a no-deal Brexit scenario, as a resident in Ireland, your UK driving licence will not be valid to drive here in Ireland.
Do UK drivers need a Green Card?
There was some good news recently for the UK motorist. It was announced that drivers of UK-registered vehicles will no longer need a Green Card to evidence they have valid motor insurance when driving in the EU.
Do I need green card after Brexit?
Millions of UK motorists will no longer have to obtain an insurance “green card” before taking their car to EU countries after the requirement for extra Brexit-related paperwork was dropped.
Can I drive in Northern Ireland with an Irish Licence?
If you have been issued with a GB licence on the strength of a licence from a designated country it is valid for driving in NI for as long as the licence remains valid. … If you have been issued with a Community licence on the strength of a licence from a designated country it is valid for driving in NI for 12 months.
Can I hold a UK and Irish driving Licence?
If you hold a UK driving licence, you can drive in Ireland if you live in the UK and are visiting Ireland. You are no longer able to drive on your UK licence if you live in Ireland. You can still exchange it for an Irish licence provided the licence is valid or is not expired for more than 1 year.
Are green cards required?
As things stand, UK-based motorists are required to carry green cards when driving in any Green Card System country (this may change in the near future, in which case this guidance will be updated).
What documents do I need to drive in Ireland?
Checklist for Driving in Ireland:
Valid US, Canadian, or EU driver’s license (required) Passport (required, if your driver’s license does not have a photo) International driver’s license (optional for US, Canadian and EU drivers, required for others) Vehicle registration document (V5) (required)
Do green cards need to be on green paper?
1.8 Why must Green Cards be printed on green paper? It is a historical requirement. The green card is an internationally accepted document which is required to be green by the Council of Bureaux.