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Old 9th January 2020, 08:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Megsmum View Post
I read this

There are two different scenarios to which the law applies:



My understanding from my policía was fairly straightforward forward, after two years a Spanish licence is required. In fact, I know of two U.K. nationals who were stopped and warned about this as they were known to be resident

https://www.expatica.com/es/living/t...icense-473563/
Afaik there have been no changes to the law since 2015, when the categories of your licence were all-important - as it says on the link you posted, & the quote. Of course some police officers will ignore that, or not know or care about the 'fine print', & insist that everyone change it.


General advice has always been to just do it anyway, & it's all about to become moot, with holders of a UK issued driving licence having to take a driving test just like all other non-EU citizens.
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