Step 1: Registration

By registering we can capture all the details we need to prepare your paperwork and book your appointment. After registration you will receive guides for every step of the process and be able to access our step by step checklist.

Step 2: Document uploads

Upload scans or photos of your documents so we can check them over to make sure they are correct.

Step 3: Medical

You will have to undergo a basic medical to check you are fit to drive, once you get to this stage, we will help you to find a centre near you and provide you with guides about the process.

Welcome to DrivingLicences.es

We offer an incomparable guided service through the process of exchanging your European driving licence for a Spanish one.

As a member of our website you will receive a step by step guide, covering you from start to finish. Your appointment will be booked for you, at an office of your choice across Spain at a time convenient to you. You will receive directions to the offices along with script, to avoid any communication barriers. Your paperwork is prepared for you and sent to you securely in plenty of time, you have nothing to worry about other than attending a medical centre to perform a brief health check to ensure that you are medically fit to drive (we will point you in the right direction based on where you reside and also offer you a guide for the medical process), obtaining some photographs and making a few photocopies of your identity documents to hand in on the day.

Our site will take you through each step at your own pace. You will be able to update the system to let us know what stage you are at and what you have to do next. This removes any room for error. You will also be able to upload photographs or scans of your documents as you go along for us to verify, to ensure that everything is correct for you on the day.

Our system is fool proof, if you follow every step in our guides there will be no delays or problems in receiving your licence within 8 – 12 weeks from visiting the DGT offices.

In addition to this, we offer a helpline to call in the case of any issues on the day, if you have any problems at all, one of our team will be available to speak to the member of staff you are dealing with, to clarify anything that is unclear.

We provide our contact details on the forms in case of any email communications prior to the issue of your licence, we will then notify you of any updates.

All you have to do to start is fill in our sign-up form so that we can capture the relevant details to get your process started. Providing that you have all the documents necessary, you could have completed the whole process within 2 weeks.

Once you have submitted your application at tráfico, you will receive provisional paperwork enabling you to drive in Spain in the interim. You are normally required to surrender your native licence on the day and the new licence is sent out to you by post.

What you will need to exchange your driver’s licence in Spain:

  • Proof of identity (your original passport original as well as a copy)
  • Proof of your residence for 6 months (Certificate of Registration in the Central Aliens Register – the NIE number (Número de Identificación de Extranjero)
  • Application form (in Spanish)
  • Current valid driving licence to be exchanged (original as well as a photocopy)
  • Written declaration stating that you don’t have another driving licence of the same class in another country
  • Written declaration stating that you have not been suspended or banned from driving
  • Two recent passport size photographs (32 by 25 mm)