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I am having to change to a French driving licence and I am trying to find out what the various categories are.

I think they roughly follow the UK licence but what is A, A1, B, B1 etc all the way down to ED?

Thanks in anticipation.

Ichabod

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ICHABOD wrote:
I am having to change to a French driving licence and I am trying to find out what the various categories are.

I think they roughly follow the UK licence but what is A, A1, B, B1 etc all the way down to ED?

Thanks in anticipation.

Ichabod


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The categories are the same as in the UK.

To make it easier for you, you'll find the full descriptions in English, courtesy of the DVLA.

Note that some of the age limits differ in France, but for an oldie like you, it'll suffice.... :wink:

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Oldie eh?

I know where you live SD :)

Thanks to both

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Just make sure you bring a bottle if you come looking for me.... :D

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Red, white or Molotov? (that's the one that won't cost me anything and the one I am leaning towards)






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14 Feb 2008, 18:45
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ICHABOD wrote:
I am having to change to a French driving licence and I am trying to find out what the various categories are.


When you go to change your DL make sure you ask that all the categories are retained. You will probably have to go for a medical if you have the towing/vans >7.5T.

I changed my licence over in 2003 and they didn't automatically change over all the categories. I've recently gone through the process of having them all added rectrospectively.


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Thank you Ll

Where are U SD? Chicken eh?

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