So it seems we will need extra documents to be able to drive in Europe after brexit. £5.50 and a photo needed. Any additional info? Is this definite? I have a car booked in Europe in May. Do I do it now or wait as it still might change?
Should I get my IDP now, just in case?
If the UK leaves the European Union on 29th March 2019 with ‘no deal’, a 1949 version of the IDP which can be purchased now and is valid for 12 months, would be required when driving in Spain, Malta, Ireland and Cyprus. All other EU countries would require a 1968 IDP which will only be available over the counter in Post Office branches from 1st February 2019. You can use the Post Office website to find out which branches can issue IDPs.
Separate arrangements in non-EU/EEA countries will apply.
A 1968 version of the IDP will only be available for purchase from Post Offices from 1st February 2019.
She'll be like half the N.I population, including myself who have an Irish passport but a UK registered vehicle.
Hope your wife (if she isn't Irish herself) can get a certified copy of photo ID of her parent/grandparent (if she's following that route, that is).Wife is due to get her Eire Passport
Her Dad is Irish. We have his Birth Certificate so should be OK as far as we can tell from the application.Hope your wife (if she isn't Irish herself) can get a certified copy of photo ID of her parent/grandparent (if she's following that route, that is).
My daughter is doing the same, based on her 94 year old grandmother's Irish birth. We're struggling a bit on that because the gran, my Mum, has no official photo ID, not even a bus pass, and the Consulate's position is "no document - no passport" .
We'll find a solution, I hope .