My Driving School has a specialist in the exchange of foreign driving licences for Swiss ones. Don’t hesitate to contact us on 079 651 48 99, Kevin Lugon will explain all the necessary steps and will propose you an evaluation of your driving in order to prepare you for your control race.
1. FOREIGN DRIVING LICENCES ARE RECOGNISED IN SWITZERLAND.
They can only be used for private races and for a maximum of one year. To continue driving after one year or to drive professionally, you must change your driving licence to a Swiss licence.
Depending on your country of issue, you can exchange your foreign licence directly for a Swiss licence or you have to take a practical test (test drive).
2. EXCHANGE WITHOUT TEST
If your driving licence was issued in one of the following 45 countries, it will be exchanged without any test:
Andorra / Australia / Austria / Belgium / Bulgaria / Canada / Cyprus / Croatia / Czech Republic / Denmark / Estonia / Finland / France / Germany / Great Britain / Greece / Hungary / Iceland / Ireland / Israel / Italy / Japan / Latvia / Liechtenstein / Lithuania / Luxembourg / Malta / Monaco / Morocco / Netherlands / New Zealand / Norway / Poland / Portugal / Romania / San Marino / Singapore / Slovakia / Slovenia / Spain / Sweden / Tunisia / USA
3. EXCHANGE WITH PRACTICAL TEST
If your driving licence was issued in another country, you must take a practical test (test run) to obtain a Swiss licence.
Please note: You only get one chance! If you fail the practical test (test run) you will have to follow the normal process of obtaining a Swiss driving licence.
Therefore, we advise you to prepare yourself well for this test. We are at your disposal to
We are at your disposal to assist you in this process.
Do not hesitate to contact us at 079 651 48 99.
4. TO MAKE THE CHANGE
TO MAKE THE CHANGE
You must fill in the official form for the exchange of permits of the Canton of Geneva. You must also go to the counter in person with the following documents:
- Form for the exchange of a foreign driving licence
- Original of the foreign driving licence to be exchanged
- Certificate from an approved optician (not older than 24 months)
- 1 passport-size colour photo, head-on, nude
- Swiss identity document: identity card or passport
- Foreign ID: booklet for foreigners
My Driving School is THE specialist in the exchange of foreign driving licences into Swiss licences in Geneva. Do not hesitate to contact us on 022 320 95 65 to find out about all the necessary steps and to arrange a driving assessment to prepare you for your test drive.