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Can I get a driver’s license in Greece?
According to UNHCR, if you are 18 or older and have a valid residence permit, you may be able to get a driver’s license in Greece. Asylum-seekers cannot obtain driver’s licenses.
So, what do I need to get a driver’s license in Greece?
You need a Greek residence permit like this one to get a driver’s license.
You will need:
A valid residence permit, issued at least 185 days ago. Ask your driving school if you can begin lessons before the 185 days are up.
An AFM number.
OK, I have those things. What else do I need?
- Find a driving school. There are many driving schools in Greek cities. Your driving school should be able to advise you through the entire process of getting a driver’s license.
At your driving school, you will have to take at least 20 classroom lessons and 20 driving lessons. At the end of the course, you will have to pass a test on a computer and a practical driving test. The tests can be taken in English.
- Get a doctor’s note. You must get a “proof of health” form from an eye doctor and from a general-practice doctor.
These doctors must be chosen from a Ministry of Transport list. Ask your driving school for more information on finding a doctor.
If you have insurance, it may pay for your doctor exams. If you don’t have insurance, you will have to pay.
Pay the government. Using your AFM number, you must pay the Greek government deposits of €50, €30 and €18. You should pay these three deposits at a Citizen Service Center, or “KEP.” Find your closest KEP here.
Get four color, passport-size photos.
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