What conditions apply for renting with a foreign or European driving licence?

If you hold a driving licence from the European Economic Area in the standard European format (for the European Union, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Lichtenstein) you must provide the following:
- A payment card in your name
- A copy of your driving licence and the original
- A copy of your identity card or passport and the original

If you hold a European Economic Area driving licence that is not in the standard European format:
- A payment card in your name
- An official translation of your licence into French (copy and original)
- A copy of your identity card or passport and the original

If your driving licence was issued in another country, you must also provide the additional items below:

- An international driving licence or an official translation of the licence into French (copy and original)
- A valid residence permit (copy and original).
(For non-students, you must not be residing in France for more than one year).

For more information, you can view the following government websites:

www.service-public.fr: Driving in France with a European driving licence
www.interieur.gouv.fr: Driving in France with a non-European driving licence

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