Do I need a green card to drive in the EU?
The requirement for an insurance green card to drive in an EU member state was scrapped in August 2021. However, if you have a paper driving licence, you may need an International Driving Permit (IDP) to drive in some EU countries, and in Norway.
You can also drive without a green card in some non-EU countries, including Andorra, Monaco, Switzerland and Vatican City.
There are some countries in Europe where you do still need a green card or a local insurance policy to drive, so check your country of destination’s rules well ahead of your trip.
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