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Swiss drivers license valid once left

Hi - I have a Swiss drivers license and ive now left Switzerland since 2006. Im a British national and have been living in Asia since. I'm popping back next month and intend to hire a car, but realised it may not be valid as its linked to my old Swiss visa.

I'm assuming it's no longer valid, but does anyone know for sure? It has no expiry date, blank, just issue date and visa number.

Many thanks in advance
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Swiss licenses never expire.

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It is valid. My uncle received his in CH in 1992 and came back in 2006; he was it was still valid.
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So just to confirm, Swiss license has no expiration date regardless of visa/resident status?
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So just to confirm, Swiss license has no expiration date regardless of visa/resident status?
hi - just wondering if this is true - was reading in a living/working in Switzerland book and Swiss Licenses never expire - I've yet to convert my license...is this correct?
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hi - just wondering if this is true - was reading in a living/working in Switzerland book and Swiss Licenses never expire - I've yet to convert my license...is this correct?
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