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international driving licence

Do we need to get a international driving licence for orlando we are coming from the uk

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1. Re: international driving licence

Nope

Iowa
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2. Re: international driving licence

no

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3. Re: international driving licence

Nope

Liverpool, United...
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4. Re: international driving licence

I didn't,and I'm here now,,,,never even mentioned.

If it was so important ,it would be required as much as the driving licence itself,and you would not be able to take a car without having it.

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5. Re: international driving licence

There was some legal confusion regarding them this time last year but it was all resolved last summer. You don't need one now..

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6. Re: international driving licence

Nope

Berkshire, England
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7. Re: international driving licence

No you don't.

Hampton, UK
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8. Re: international driving licence

How about for my French wife, who has, yes you guessed it, a French licence?

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9. Re: international driving licence

Line, the law was made for her, but badly written by a stupid senator who had to repeal the entire law because he did not word it correctly. He sain ANY non us driver, not non us drivers whose DL was written in english. Which then meant even English and canadaian and Austrialisn needed one. Canadians are probably the largest over seas group to travel to FL and have close econimic ties so they had to repeal the badly thought out law.

It may come back in in future (for those like your wife). Hopefully you and the car rental firms will know beforehand.

Anyway this was answered 4 times early on and should now die a death.

PS, your french wife needs to get her UK DL within a certain number of months of arriving in the UK and driving (as you are based in the UK). Cant remember if it is currently 6 or 12 but do check.

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10. Re: international driving licence

I believe it is within 3 years of becoming GB resident for EU licenses, according to gov.UK.

Edited: 5:24 pm, January 16, 2014