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Is my Swiss driver's license valid in Canada?

I might have to move out of Switzerland in the foreseeable future (one year, give or take a few months), and I am wondering if my driver's license is valid in Canada.

Here's the back story; before moving here, I lived in Canada, Québec to be precise, and I converted my permit to a Swiss permit a few months after. In Québec, one must pay his permit every two years (I think), and I know for sure I can use my Swiss license while on vacations there, but I don't know for how much time.

Do you guys know if there is a "limit" time I can use it, at least on the Swiss side of the law?
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Re: Is my Swiss driver's license valid in Canada?

I don't think the Swiss will care as you are not going to be driving here. I would think that as long as it hasn't expired, you can use it as much as you like. However, if you move to Canada, you will need to follow the rules there.

Since it is different in each province, I think you should check out this site:

http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/newcome...on-driving.asp

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