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Old 02.03.2012, 18:08
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Passed the exam of changement of driving permit. Got my Swiss driving permit!

So happy that I have passed the exam on the road today.

The validate time for my Swiss driving permit is a little strange though: less than 2 years. They said they have a way of calculation that also is linked with the date of my entry to the country.

My questions are:

1) I can now drive ANYWHERE in the world with this permit?

2) There is a 2 days training during this 2 years. If I pass, what would happen? I am then entitled to a long term swiss driving permit?

3) Can I change it to a French driving permit if I move to France? Are they going to take it back?

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Re: Passed the exam of changement of driving permit. Got my Swiss driving permit!

Congratulations!!

1) Depends on the agreement that Switzerland has with the country you are planning to drive in, I think you are safe with most if not all the EU countries.

2) I thought the permit was valid for 10 years , never heard about the 2 year thing

3)I think you should be ok

Still confused about the expiry date though. Where did you do your exam? I have to do mine in 3 weeks and I thought that if you pass it thats that. Did you have a drivers liscence before? How long was the test and what did they focus on?



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