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Old 12.11.2012, 10:31
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In Canada we have 3 stages for getting drivers license, 1 learners drivers license 2 novice driver license 3 full drivers license. With a novice driver license I can drive by myself but with only 2 other people in the car with me and a [N] sign on the back of the car. If i come to switzerland with my Novice license will it be accepted for me to be able to drive byself while I am visiting there or no ???
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Old 12.11.2012, 10:46
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Re: help need some information

If you qualify for an international drivers license and you are in Switzerland as a visitor, then yes.

If you qualify for a reciprocal license, I do not know. Surely someone here can answer that.
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Old 12.11.2012, 10:55
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Re: help need some information

Someone else might be able to answer this but I think that you need to be over 18 years of age to drive in CH. Are you?

As mentioned, you will want to have an International drivers license (check with the CAA). The CAA might also be able to clarify the question of whether you can drive.

I read that you are just coming to visit. If you plan to stay, you will not be eligible for a straight exchange of your drivers license as you have not been driving long enough and you probably do not have what the Swiss consider a full drivers license.
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If i come to switzerland with my Novice license will it be accepted for me to be able to drive byself while I am visiting there or no ???
Thats basically my question i don't know how to be more clear then that. Basically with my Novice license i can drive by myself i just don't know if the swiss will accept it or not because it's not a learners license but its not a Full one either.

I guess i could phone my local drivers insurance company for my region and ask.
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oh im 23 by the way, dunno if that helps oO
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If you qualify for an international drivers license and you are in Switzerland as a visitor, then yes.

If you qualify for a reciprocal license, I do not know. Surely someone here can answer that.
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Unless an international drivers licence in canada is something totally different to anywhere else, it doesnt allow you to do anything more than your normal drivers license as its only a translation document.

As the OP doesnt have a full licence i would say they cant drive while in CH without either a full canadian licence or a swiss learners licence.
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