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‘IT’S unfair and disgusting’: Readers affected by UK driving licence debacle share their stories with The Olive Press

FIVE calendar months have now passed since British residents of Spain who are without a valid driving licence have been unable to legally take...

UK driving licence holders flock to Facebook page inviting ‘Invasion of the British embassy in Madrid’

Frustration among holders of British driving licences in Spain who have been left unable to take to the roads since May 1 appears to...

EXPLAINED: How easy is it for a Brit to take their Spanish driving test?

BRITISH expat Mike Sedgwick shared his personal experience of taking the Spanish driving test after finding himself among the thousands of Brits left unable...

New online guide tells Brits everything they need to know about driving in Spain

IN response to huge confusion among British expat community about driving licence rules in Spain, the charity Age in Spain has drawn up the...

U-Turn Campaign: Everything you need to know about the driving licence exchange debacle for Brits in Spain

ONE of the biggest issues currently facing British expats resident in Spain or those hoping to relocate here is the failure between the UK...

Back on the road? British Ambassador promises driving licence deal with Spain is ‘very close to being finalised’

BRITS could be back on the road by the end of July, according to the latest update from British Ambassador Hugh Elliott who insists...

Spain to allow 16 year-olds to drive micro electric cars

SPAIN is preparing a new driving licence to allow over 16s to get behind the wheel of low-horsepower electric vehicles with of up to...

‘No news isn’t bad news’: Latest update from British Ambassador on driving licence exchange in Spain

THE British Ambassador in Madrid has insisted that negotiations ‘continue to progress well’ on a driving licence agreement with Spain although there was little...

U-TURN CAMPAIGN: Councillor calls for longer extension period on UK driving licence swap as British Ambassador in Spain remains...

AS the Olive Press continues to campaign for Brits to once again be allowed to swap their UK licence for a Spanish one and...

Absurd ordeal: The truth about taking a driving test in Spain

Olive Press reader Dorothy Ryle shares her experience of taking the Spanish driving test.

U-TURN CAMPAIGN: Brits considering leaving Spain following driving licence saga

THE OLIVE PRESS is calling for a resolution to the ongoing saga of Brits who, since May 1, are no longer legally allowed to...

Get This In Reverse: The Olive Press demands urgent action to restore driving rights to thousands of UK licence...

THE OLIVE PRESS is launching a campaign to demand a U-turn in draconian new rules stopping thousands of British expats from driving in Spain. We...

Anger mounts over driving licence debacle for Brits in Spain post Brexit

HUNDREDS, possibly even thousands, of British expats have been left unable to drive legally in Spain after the failure to strike a bilateral deal.And...

British Embassy in Spain requests yet another extension as driving licence deadline of April 30 looms

THE British Embassy in Madrid has requested yet another extension to the deadline on the validity of British driving licences for expats in Spain...

UPDATE: Spain extends post-Brexit UK driving licence validity until April 30th

SPANISH authorities have extended the period of validity of UK driving licences in Spain for another two months granting a request by the British...

Time running out as deadline approaches for driving licence exchange for Brits resident in Spain

AFTER February 28, British residents in Spain will no longer have an automatic legal right to drive using their British licence unless there is...

BREXIT UPDATE: Driving licence validity for Brits in Spain extended until end of February

IN a last minute reprieve, Brits living in Spain have been given another two months to exchange their driving licences with a further extension...

BREXIT: British ambassador in Spain requests ANOTHER extension for driving licence exchange

THE British ambassador in Madrid has requested another extension to the deadline on the validity of British driving licences for expats in Spain insisting...

Elderly motorists in Spain will have to renew their driving licences more frequently

OLDER motorists in Spain face more frequent driving licence renewals in plans confirmed by the General Directorate of Traffic(DGT). No indication has been given over...

DGT attempts to solve the mystery of how to navigate a roundabout in Spain without causing an accident

SPAIN'S DGT have issued a new plea to drivers in Spain to learn how to navigate around roundabouts safely after it emerged one in...

Trafico claims Brit living in Spain before Brexit ‘never registered’ intent to exchange driving licence

BRIT Jeff Lewis is being told he must retake his driving test in Spain after Trafico claims he never registered in the system prior...

BREXIT: British driving licence exchange scheme extended until end of 2021

IN news that will come as a huge relief to all those British drivers resident in Spain who are in the process of exchanging...

The costly experience of using a phony driver’s licence writes Antonio Flores

IT is a well-documented fact that the Spanish Costas’ rich variety of foreign residents increases the complexity of legal issues and driving licenses -...

EXCLUSIVE: Pensioner fined €500 for ‘bogus’ driving licence bought from well-known British expat businessman

A PENSIONER is taking legal advice after being fined for using a ‘bogus’ international driving licence bought from a well-known expat businessman. American Andrea Barnett,...

Nightmare for care hire customers as DVLA licence goes digital

From June 8, the paper part of UK driving licences is going digital

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