Are you an international driver’s licence holder?
Sprint Driving School Melbourne can help you with your international driver’s licence conversion.There are some requirements that need to be satisfied in order to change your international driver’s licence to a Victorian driver’s licence.
If you need to change your licence will depend on whether your stay in Victoria is temporary or permanent. If you’re planning on living in Victoria then you are required to change your international driver’s licence to a Victorian driver’s licence.
The procedures are explained in detail on VicRoads international driver’s licence information page.
Below is a summary of the important points abouton how to convert your international driver’s licence.
GETTING YOUR VICTORIAN DRIVER’S LICENCE
You need to pass the following tests in order to obtain your Victorian driver’s licence (full or probationary):
- Learner permit test.
- Hazard perception test.
- Eyesight test.
- Practical driving test.
Are you eligible for any exemptions with your international driver’s licence?
If you hold an international driver’s licence from any of the countries on the recognised countries list, then you are able to get your international driver’s licence converted without requiring to sit for the driving test. This is only possible if your international licence is active and has not expired. Regardless of what your situation is, you still need to make an appointment with VicRoads to convert your international driver’s licence and only if you are from one of the recognised countries.
If the country that issued your international driver’s license is not on this list then you will have to go through the below process.
How to convert your international driver’s licence to a Victorian driver’s licence if you’re not from a recognised country.
First and foremost you will need to go through the process of acquiring the VicRoads learner permit. This will allow you to go for the driving test. However, as an international driver’s licence holder you will not be subject to a waiting period to sit for the driving test.
After obtaining your learners permit you need to familiarise yourself with the local road rules. Just like regular learner drivers you would need to take driving lessons to become acquanted with the local traffic and traffic rules. These things will ensure you have good control of your vehicle on Australian roads.
How can Sprint Driving School help you to get your Victorian drivers licence?
Our Melbourne Driving School has highly qualified driving instructors who have helped many overseas licence holders to get their Victorian drivers licence. We will help you to acclimatise to Victorian roads quickly with intensive driving courses.
Our driving courses have helped many international driver’s licence holders to get up to speed with local road rules, road signs and to sharpen their driving skills. These courses are built to get you to the driving test as quickly as possible and to pass it without a problem. Call us today and speak with one of our driving instructors to get you started on your way.
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