From 1 January 2021 UK motorists driving vehicles in the EU and EEA member states, Switzerland, Serbia, Iceland, Norway and Andorra will need to carry Green Cards.
We will keep our pages updated as new information becomes available.
A Green Card provides proof that there is motor insurance in place when driving your own vehicle abroad - you will not need a green card if you’re planning to hire a vehicle. However, new rules mean that it doesn’t actually have to be on green paper and can now be printed on white paper. You will need to take this printed proof of insurance with you when you travel.
UK motorists driving vehicles in the EU and EEA member states, Switzerland, Serbia, Iceland, Norway and Andorra. You'll also need a Green Card if you plan to drive between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
A Green Card lasts for 90 days (or until you’re due to renew, if your renewal is less than 90 days away).
To get a Green Card you will need to contact us at least six weeks before you are planning to travel.
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0333 414 1500
Our opening ours are, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and Saturdays 9am to 1pm.
Please could you provide the following information as part of your email / be ready with the information to hand when you call:
If you don’t have an available printer, please let us know when you contact us and we will post this to you.
Your vehicle, a caravan or trailer weighing over 750kgs will all need an individual Green Cards. if you are collecting and towing a different trailer in the EU, you will also need a separate Green Card for that trailer if it weighs over 750kg.
Yes, you will need a GB sticker, you are likely to get fined if your vehicle doesn’t display one.
If you display the Euro symbol and Great Britain (GB) national identifier on your number plate, then you will not need a separate GB sticker when travelling within the European Union.
The Euro symbol must:
We will then email you your Green Card.