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Old 22.12.2010, 10:22
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Re: Do you HAVE to relinquish your UK drivers license when you get a Swiss one?

You have heard correctly -- exchange one for the other. Your new Swiss licence will cover you to drive in the UK (as anywhere else, where it's recognised).
Before I moved here 10 yrs. ago, I "lost/misplaced" my UK one in packing, so applied for a replacement UK one (the picture type had just been introduced - so I got one of these). Miraculously, on arrival I "found" my old one and submitted this for my Swiss one, so I am still in possession of the replacement, although the picture part has now expired. And as the UK address is no longer valid, I doubt if the licence is either -- but I have it for prosperity.
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