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  1. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi, Finally got myself a cita previa (the canje de permiso europeo does not have citas. So called them, the guy told me I'm wrong and to choose "Tramites de oficina"....) Anyway, a friend recently did this process, but via a gestor. Said gestor sent the DGT a copy of his licence ahead of the...
  2. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hi Everyone Looking for a bit of guidance please... I got my 5 year residency certificate at the end of November (HooRah!) - do I now need to do something about my uk driving licence ? Thanks in anticipation
  3. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello, I was applying for NSW driving license and they have rejected my application because of the mismatch in name between my passport and current Indian driving license. They suggest to come back with a confirmation letter from embassy. How can I get the same?
  4. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hey guys, First thread here, so go easy on me :) I've moved to RAK three months back and am working here. However my visa is from Dubai. I'm intending to apply for a driving license and I'm hearing a general view that the RTA here may reject my application asking me to open it in Dubai. However...
  5. Other Asia
    I don't have my licence, it is lost. So can somebody advise me how to get a motorbike/gas scooter please? I heard motorbikes are banned in Shanghai but I see people driving around. I wouldn't mind buying fake set - plates, licence to fill the gas. Can somebody point me to a taobao seller? Or...
  6. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    My agent says getting a driving licence in Fujairah is much easier than getting it in Dubai or other emirates. I need to know if that is true. I am about to register a company in Fujairah Creative City but the only botheration is I need to go there to get DL which could take months !
  7. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Over the last year of so, Brits have been saying that Spain is now asking all foreigners who have spent more than six months in Spain to change their country of origin licence for a Spanish one. On any possible occasion, I have asked tráfico police if this is true and they have always said ‘no’...
  8. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hey guys, I'm in the process of getting my 457 visa grant but i also have another question. How long does it take to get a driver's license in sydney? 1) I do not hold any driver's license from any country, i am singaporean 2) I do not have any experience/knowledge on driving. Sorry if this...
  9. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    We recently got our PR in 2014 Feb and visited Melbourne for few days to validate our Visa in August. We are planning to move permanently by 2015 June. We could not convert our UK licenses last month as we had very few days and did not have any address proof. According to Victoria Licensing...
  10. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi All, I will be moving to Dubai in September 2014 and have a few basic questions to get prepared for the initial settlement phase. 1. How much time will it take to rent a house once you have finalized on 1? Need to understand time taken for all the formalities before we can actually move in...
  11. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi All, I was in AU between Jul 2012 to Mar 2013 in 457 visa. I had couple of tickets (Taking a U-Turn and Parking in no parking Zone for 1 Minute) during that period and was marked against my Indian Licence. I got my 457 cancelled and now came to AU in 189 Visa. Do you know if i apply for AU...
  12. UAE Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UAE
    Dear All, I have visa from RAK Free zone. Please let me know the steps of getting the driving license and also any good driving school in RAK.
  13. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi I have lived in New York for 18 months and would like to drive a friends car. The insurance on the car covers me to drive this but I heard that I cannot drive in the State of New York after 90 days of living here. Does anyone know if this is true? If so and I got caught do you know if I...
  14. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi everyone..Here is my present situation. I got my PR on oct 2011(skilled Independent visa). I have made my first entry in to australia on july 2012 and after applied for TFN, Medicare card ,i went back to india.Then I have moved here permanently on oct 2013. I couldn't find the job because...
  15. Articles: Asia
    Expats in Hong Kong are not taking the time to adapt to the driving culture before taking to the roads and as a result end up making more claims than locals on their insurance, research shows. Experts point out that Hong Kong is extremely congested compared to other parts of the world and the...
  16. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hello all! I'm travelling out to Canada soon with my family. Initially i'll be going as a visitor, but my residency is pending so i'll be moving permanently as soon as that comes through. I just wondered if anyone had any experience with any of the above? We have a few belongings, too big to...
  17. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, I have received grant on 1st June 2013, and now planning to wrap up things here and planning to fly to Aus in 2nd week of August. My agent have sent me a good big list of things to take care and bring with me to AUS. One of the thing was "Verification Letter from Licensing Authority" , It...
  18. Expat Media & Research Requests
    Looking for an American expat in Tokyo with the need to drive a car for a paid position in a documentary Two young German filmmakers are looking for Americans currently living in Tokyo for our first feature documentary after film school. The subject is a humours look on globalization and how...
  19. UAE Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UAE
    Hi, I have been trying to get a driving license from Sharjah and have failed in my last 3 attempts, two times I was terrible due to a very rude instructor who humiliated me to no limits. Third time was terrified and nervous of going through the same humiliation. What can I do to pass this test...
  20. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Wonder if anyone can help please. I've seen a few conflicting threads about driving in UAE... I am relocating to Dubai with my family - the wife is on a resident visa and I will be on a tourist visa (until I get a job or start a company) What are the rules or general acceptabilities - can I...
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