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Spanish Driving Licence

Do I require to have a Spanish Driving Licence if I wish to buy my own car in Spain.  I hold a full British Licence at the moment.

A UK license is valid in all EU countries, so you should be fine.  In fact, no license is required in order to purchase a vehicle.  A license confers the privilege of driving it.

Thank you for the quick reply.

My UK licence was within two months of expiring and so I obtained a Spanish one as I have a residency tarjeta and you cannot renew a UK licence if you live permanently in another country even within the EU according to DVLA.
The process was completed after a medical, the usual paperwork and a modest fee.

Once Brexit is underway officially the position of all current immigrants within UK and EU will have to be negotiated although i suspect anyone currently residing in either country will be able to remain....watch this space.

Ridlunio :

My UK licence was within two months of expiring and so I obtained a Spanish one as I have a residency tarjeta and you cannot renew a UK licence if you live permanently in another country even within the EU according to DVLA.
The process was completed after a medical, the usual paperwork and a modest fee.

Once Brexit is underway officially the position of all current immigrants within UK and EU will have to be negotiated although i suspect anyone currently residing in either country will be able to remain....watch this space.

That's nice, however the question at hand was about buying a car, which your post doesn't address at all.  Brexit is entirely irrelevant to the matter.

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