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Aviva Customers with a UK/ NI driving licence

Important information from the Road Safety Authority

If you or a driver named on your policy holds a UK or Northern Irish drivers licence, the Road Safety Authority has requested that we share some important information regarding the post-Brexit status of UK/NI driving licences within the Republic of Ireland.

The Road Safety Authority wishes to advise policyholders and drivers, resident in Ireland, with a UK/NI driving licence of the importance of exchanging their licence for an Irish one.

  • Anyone resident in the Republic of Ireland who holds a UK/NI driving licence must exchange it for an Irish one before the 31st of October 2019.  
  • After this date, in the event of a no-deal Brexit, an existing UK/NI licence will no longer be valid to drive here. 
  • It is important that you exchange your licence now to be certain that you are legally entitled to drive on Irish roads after the UK leaves the EU.
  • By exchanging now you could avoid possible lengthy delays and the likelihood that you will not have a valid licence post-Brexit. 
  • More details on how to exchange your licence and how to book an appointment at your nearest NDLS centre can be found at www.ndls.ie.
What's next?
We recommend that you complete your license exchange application now at www.ndls.ie and avoid any potential delays.

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