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You can still drive inside the Republic of Cyprus whether you are a Cyprus residence or not with not only a valid Cyprus driving license but you can also drive a motor vehicle inside the Republic of Cyprus if you have a foreign or EU driving license. This article is about this aforementioned valid foreign driving license which can be used inside the Republic of Cyprus if certain stipulations and requirements are met.

To begin if you are a resident in the Republic of Cyprus and are in addition to this also from the European Union or EU then you can drive on your full domestic EU driving license. This is until this EU driving license expires. This full domestic EU driving license is thus a valid foreign driving license in the Republic of Cyprus. You can only drive in the Republic of Cyprus with this full domestic EU driving license if you meet the following requirements. To start your full domestic EU driving license must have been issued by any current EU member state. Next and quite obviously this full domestic EU driving license must still be valid if you want to use it to drive in the Republic of Cyprus or just about anywhere else that is. Lastly, it is imperative that you meet the minimum age requirements to drive in the Republic of Cyprus. This full EU driver’s license requires both a theory test and driving test. These two requisites for this driver’s license.

Furthermore, if the language of your full EU driving license is anything other than English or Greek then it is up to you the driver to supply a translation. This can be done by the Ambassador of your given country or the Cyprus Press and Information Office. Another limitation for a full EU driving license is that you cannot change the address on your full EU Driving license to any address outside the country that issued you with the driving license.

Lastly make sure you renew your full EU driving license before it expires. This renewal process can only be undertaken in the country of your current residence. Also if you lose your full EU Driving license is lost or stolen then you can be issued a new one in the country of your current residence providing you provide proof from the issuing country that you hold a drivers license there.

For more information and clarifications, please address local authorities. Also, please double check the information provided in this overview.