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How to renew a driver's license?
According to the regulations and instructions on replacing or restoring a driver's license, a person who has made such a request and has a confirmed the fact of the existence of a damaged/lost driver's license must contact the territorial service center of the Ministry of Internal Affairs , which will issue a new driver's license. There is no need to take an exam again under such conditions.
But note that:
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How to get international driving license?
International and national driver's license are two different documents.
As explained by the Ministry of Internal Affairs, a national driver's license is issued after passing the exams. The international one is actually a translation into several languages of the information of the national driver's license, it is issued in addition to it and is not valid separately from the national driver's license.
Starting from June 29, 2022, Ukrainian national driver's licenses will be recognized in Europe.
In turn, an international driver's license must be obtained to travel to countries that are signatories to the Geneva Convention.
This applies, for example, to Canada, the USA, India, Egypt, etc.
How to get an international driver's license?
As reported on the Government portal, in order to obtain an international driver's license, it is necessary to apply to the territorial service center of the Ministry of Internal Affairs with the following documents:
The term of providing the service takes up to 5 working days.
The term of validity of an international driver's license is 3 years, but not longer than the term of validity of a national driver's license.
Are Ukrainian rights valid in the EU?
The Ministry of Internal Affairs reminded that in the EU it is possible to:
We also remind you that, if necessary, you can exchange your driver's license abroad at the branches of the Dokument State Enterprise. The exchange is relevant if the driver's profile data has changed, the license has expired or the document has been seriously damaged. Currently, Dokument SE divisions are open in Poland, Turkey, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Germany and Spain.
There is a queue for passenger buses and passenger cars.
Passenger cars and buses can be registered in the electronic queue to cross the border.
Recently, the Cabinet of Ministers supported the decision to expand the electronic border crossing queue for drivers of passenger cars and buses. Previously, this service worked for road freight transport.
The pilot project for passing passenger buses started in August. Buses can already register in the electronic queue for crossing the border to pass through the checkpoint "Yagodin - Dorogusk".
The project allows you to register in advance in the queue, arrive at the customs point at the specified time and quickly go through the formalities at the border.