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Paper driver’s license expires – How to get rid of plastic – Newsbomb – News

Paper driver’s license expires – How to get rid of plastic – Newsbomb – News

In our country today, those with driving licenses have it Either the old pink tri-fold document or the new type of card that has great security guarantees to protect it from counterfeiting

The past will soon be over Pink paper diploma Leadership. The person driving the car must have a driving licence, that is, the document proving the availability of the necessary conditions for coexistence with other road users, without disturbing the safety of the road.

In our country today, those with driving licenses have it Either the old pink tri-fold document or the new type of card that has great security guarantees to protect it from counterfeiting.

the New diploma It is preferable to use it even abroad as the owner’s name is written in Latin letters while it does not wear out like the old name.

The great advantages of a diploma in the form of a laminated card Against paper, it did not go unnoticed by the legislators who laid the foundations for the complete abolition of the latter, Its final expiration date is set at January 19, 2033.

It was noted that By 2033, old licenses will be few and far between, as legislation stipulates that any driver who reaches the age of 65 Therefore should it be renewed, a new laminated card type certificate is automatically provided.

the Drivers as of July 2022, They can “swipe” their driver’s license on their mobile phone (in gov.gr wallet), in the context of a broader effort by the Greek government to make it easier for citizens, but in order to verify information by the police and audit authorities in an easier and more efficient way.

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the Digital driving license (such as digital ID), they are ultimately equivalent to traditional physical certificates (plastic card, tri-fold document) and therefore citizens do not need to carry the latter with them all the time.

The European Mobile Driving License is coming

Move to one Digital driving license system This idea is also being promoted by the European Union, which claims that the digitization of driving licenses will mean unprecedented ease in renewing and replacing them – both processes will be done electronically.

And at the same time one Digital driving license with common features At the societal level it will facilitate the achievement of the clearly stated EU goal of establishing a system of rapid detection and immediate punishment of those who commit traffic offenses in a country other than the country that issued their driving licences.