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No bureaucracy and no exams: Lithuania simplifies exchange of driving licences for Ukrainians

The Lithuanian government has significantly simplified the exchange of driving licences for Ukrainian citizens. From now on, the procedure will take place without passing theoretical and practical exams. Find out more about what is required to exchange documents in the country

An insurance policy is a guarantee of your safety and peaceful stay outside Ukraine
An insurance policy is a guarantee of your safety and peaceful stay outside Ukraine
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Recently, it became known that, according to an agreement between the governments, it is now possible to exchange a Ukrainian driving licence in Lithuania under a simplified procedure. 


Earlier, we talked about all the details of obtaining an international driving licence on the basis of a national driving licence. 


You can find detailed instructions here


Exchange of a driving licence in Lithuania: what is known 


The Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal announced in his telegram channel that from now on, it is possible to replace a Ukrainian driving licence in Lithuania quickly and effortlessly. The relevant resolution was approved by the Cabinet of Ministers on 5 May. 


It is also noted that from now on, there will be no need to pass theoretical and practical driving tests. 


What documents are required to exchange a driving licence in Lithuania?


  • A document proving permanent residence in the country;
  • the original driving licence;
  • a valid medical certificate. 


When travelling abroad in your own car, you should first of all take care of safety. A Green Card is a necessary insurance for travelling by car outside Ukraine to ensure safe travel. Find out more about what the policy covers, its benefits and what documents are required by following the link


Just a reminder! When travelling by your own car on European roads, you should take into account all unexpected situations that may occur. In the previous article, we talked about the algorithm of actions in case of a car breakdown in Europe. What to do in such a situation is described in detail here.




Our recommendation for a safe and comfortable trip: 


Visit Ukraine Insurance - insurance for a safe stay abroad without unnecessary expenses;

Green Card - compulsory car insurance for traveling abroad;

Visit Ukraine Tickets - book tickets for buses, trains, and airplanes to/from Ukraine and between cities around the world;

Private Lawyer service - professional legal support on visa and migration issues;

Visit Ukraine Merch - buy patriotic clothing and accessories with worldwide delivery.




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