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Automobiles and Driver’s Licence

 

Automobiles and Driver’s Licence

HOW TO RENEW YOUR ITALIAN DRIVING LICENCE

Italian citizens registered in AI.R.E. or residing abroad for a period of at least 6 months can renew their driving licence for category A and B vehicles, as long as the expired licence is in good condition and all data clearly legible.

It is possible to apply for renewal no earlier than 4 months and no later than five years from the expiry date of the driving licence.

The renewal issued by the Consulate General must always be carried together with the original licence.
Those Italians wishing to apply for a new licnce in the form of a plastic card must contact the competent office of the Transportation Department in Italy before the licence expires.

Driving licences are renewed in accordance with the age group of their holders:

- 10 years: holders under the age of 50

- 5 years: holders aged between 50 and 70

- 3 years: holders over the age of 70

 

To apply for renewal, you need to:

1) Book your appointment with one of the doctors designated by this Consulate General (the cost of the medical is borne by the applicant) and take with you your driving licence and 2 passport-sized photos (white background, facing forward).

 

DESIGNATED DOCTOR IN HONG KONG:

Dr. Eric AU

Unit 8B KINGSWELL COMMERCIAL TOWER, 171-173 Lockhart Road, Wanchai tel. + 852-2519.6232; fax. + 852-2589.5612, email: drericau@gmail.com

 

DESIGNATED DOCTORS IN MACAO:

Dr. Rui FURTADO

Dr. PERES DE SOUSA

c / o GloballMed Medical Center

504-520 Avenida de Guimaraes, Taipa

Tel: +853 28282328; Fax: +853 28868640; email: info@globallmed.com

 

2) Book your appointment at the Consulate General on Prenot@mi and bring with you the certificate issued by one of the designated doctors, the 2 photos and the licence.

N.B.: Pursuant to Article 126, paragraph 5-bis of Legislative Decree 285 of 30/04/1992 ("New Highway Code"), in case of repatriation the licence holder must re-apply for renewal of the driving licence in accordance with the provisions of article 5 of said Legislative Decree.

ATTENTION: You can apply for duplicates for loss, destruction or theft of the driving licence exclusively in Italy at the competent branch (“Motorizzazione Civile”) of the Ministry of Transportation.

LICENCES WITH ILLEGIBLE RENEWAL STAMPS CANNOT BE ACCEPTED FOR RENEWAL


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