International Driving Licence

International Drivers Licence Conversion

Are you an overseas drivers licence holder?

Find out how to convert your overseas or international drivers licence conversion and be able to drive in Victoria. Sprint Driving School Melbourne can help you with all your overseas licence conversion and changeover.

There are some requirements that need to be satisfied in order to change your overseas driver licence to an International drivers licence. This also depends on whether your stay in Victoria is temporary or permanent.

If you’re planning on staying in Victoria and want to drive then you are required to change your overseas licence to an International drivers licence.

Overseas Licence Changeover Assistance Offered

The procedures are explained here in more detail at VicRoads overseas licence information website. We have summarised here some of the important points that are required for your overseas licence changeover.

The experienced professionals at Sprint Driving School Melbourne are here to make this transition easier. With our extensive expertise and knowledge on all aspects of converting an overseas licence and navigating road rules, we can provide convenient service for anyone needing assistance with their licence conversion needs.

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    Applying for a Victorian Driver’s Licence

    To obtain your Victorian driver’s licence (full or probationary) you need to have passed the following tests:

    1. Pass a learner permit test.
    2. Pass a hazard perception test.
    3. Pass an eyesight test.
    4. Pass a practical driving test.

    I hold an overseas driver’s licence – am I eligible for exemptions from licence test?

    If you hold an International drivers licence from a recognised countries list then you are able to get your overseas licence conversion with no test provided your overseas licence is current and has not expired.

    Furthermore, you still need to make an appointment with VicRoads to change-over your licence if you are from the overseas recognised countries.

    In case the country that issued your licence is not on this list than to get your overseas licence converted to a Victorian licence you will have to go through the following process.

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    The Process of Converting International Drivers Licence

    The good news is that the whole process of getting your overseas licence converted over to a Victorian driver’s licence can be completed in one business day.

    First book your learner permit and hazard test via VicRoads Bookings website.

    Every person should know the local driving road rules and have a good control of their vehicles.

    We at Sprint Driving School can help you to acclimatise to Australian roads quickly with expert and intensive driving lessons in Melbourne. These lessons help all overseas licence holders to get up to speed with their road knowledge and driving skills.

    Expert Guidance for Overseas Licence

    When you call Sprint Driving School, one of our driving instructors will be able to advise you on what to expect during the whole process.

    Please mention that you have an overseas drivers licence and wish assistance in getting your licence converted.

    We can inform you what to do and what to avoid in a driving test. This will enable you to maximize your driving test score and pass your Victorian Driving Licence test on your 1st attempt.

    Remember the way people drive in everyday life is not the kind of driving you would be expected to perform in a driving test. When you pass your driving test you will get your full Victorian driving licence.

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    Call Us About Your International Drivers Licence Conversion

    Sprint Driving School can provide more information about converting your international drivers licence to an Australian driver’s licence.

    Call Sprint Driving School and book one of our professional driving instructors for your International Drivers Licence Conversion.

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    Yes, in many countries, including Australia, you can convert your overseas driver’s licence to a local licence, usually by passing a knowledge test and/or a driving test.

    Typically, you will need your original overseas driver’s licence, proof of identity, proof of residency, and sometimes a translation of your licence if it’s not in English.

    The process usually takes a few weeks, depending on the country and the specific requirements. It’s best to check with the local licensing authority for accurate information.

    Yes, there are usually fees involved in converting an overseas driver’s licence. The fees vary depending on the country and the licence type being converted.

    In most cases, you can drive with your valid overseas driver’s licence while waiting for the conversion process. However, it’s important to check the specific rules and regulations of the country you are in.
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