4-309, Fuzhou Bei Lu, Shibei District, Qingdao, China
As an international metropolis, Shanghai has many overseas peopleworking and studying here. There are many questions about whether they can hold overseas driving licenses or how to get Chinese driving licenses. Therefore, the relevant person in charge of the city'svehicle management office gave detailed answers.
Q: Can foreign drivers' licenses be used directly in China? How do foreigners with a foreign driver's license drive legally in China?
A: A foreign driver's license cannot be used directly in China. If you need to drive legally in China, you can only replace your foreign driver's license with China's driving license, namely a temporary entry driving license anda Chinese motor vehicle driving license. The public security department shall renew the issue according to the actual residence of foreigners in China.
Q: Can a Chinese driver's license be used in foreign countries?
A: Whether a Chinese driver's license can be used abroad depends on local laws.
Q: How do foreigners who have not obtained a driver's license get a driver's license in China?
A: The same as the process of applying for a driving license, after registering at the local driving school with my valid identity certificate, go to the online hospital to take photos for a physical examination, and then make an appointment for subject 1, subject 2 and subject 3 tests through the Internet comprehensive service platform, and get the Chinese driver's license after passing the whole subject test.
Q: Can you get a foreign driver's license after an expired driver's license in China?
A: When the foreign driver's license expires, you can directly apply for the corresponding quasi-driving type of motor vehicle driving license test, and obtain the Chinese driver's license after passing the test.
Q: What are the requirements for foreigners to renew their Chinese driver's license expires? How long is it valid? Is it the same as a Chinese driver?
A: After changing the official Chinese driving license, the validity period is divided into six years, ten years and long term according to the Chinese driving license management regulations. Each period of validity expires requires a replacement. This is the same as the requirements of Chinese drivers.
Q: What types of driving licenses can foreigners get on them in China?
A: You can apply for all quasi-driving types of driving license.
Q: Can foreigners who cannot speak Chinese in China get their driving license in English or other foreign languages?
A: There are six languages in English, France, Japan, Germany, Korea and Russia.
Q: Is the Chinese driver's license still valid after the foreigner visa change?
A: A Chinese driver's license can only be used in China normally if the passport and visa are valid.
The application process for overseas license replacement business is as follows:
Foreign personnel need to hold my valid identification to networking with the traffic police department of medical institutions for driver physical examination and photos, overseas driving license without Chinese expression to translation agencies for Chinese translation, and then to the DMV branch registration window to accept and make an appointment test, through the exam can get the Chinese driver's license.
sources from SFBC