How to change an EU driving licence to a Spanish licence
- Complete the application form
You can download a copy of the application form to change from an EU to Spanish licence here.
- Pay the appropriate Tax
At the point of writing the tax is 28,30 euros. It can be paid by bank card at the Traffic department Office when you apply, by direct debit or in cash at a bank. You cannot pay by cash at the Traffic Office. The simplest way is to pay at the Traffic Office using your bank card.
You must provide proof of your identity. A valid identification card or Passport.
- Your Spanish residency document
You will need to take your Spanish residency document. This could be the small green “Certificado de registro de Ciudadano de La Unión” card.
- Proof you are living in Spain
You will need to prove you are living in Spain. This can be by way of a copy of the Padron. This shows you have registered at the Town Hall as a local resident. The document must be dated within the last three months to be accepted.
- Driving licence
You will need to provide the original of your current driving licence.
A photo 32mmx26mm.
- Medical certificate
You may need to also supply a medical certificateThe medical certificate can be picked up and many different authorised locations. There are usually centres next to the Regional Traffic offices but there are also many centers throughout most towns which may be more convenient for you to use.