How to exchange the driving license of Morocco in Spain

Redeeming the driving license of Morocco in Spain is possible because there is a 2004 agreement that authorizes it. So, if you do not want to go through the driving school again, you will have to carry out the necessary procedures before the Traffic Department to make the change. Of course, if it is a professional type permit you will need to do practical and theoretical test. So that you can make the process as easily as possible, in .com we explain how to exchange the driving license of Morocco in Spain.

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Morocco is one of the countries with which Spain has an agreement to exchange the driving license, so you can do this process as long as you meet all the requirements that we outlined in this article and gather all the necessary documentation for it.


You can exchange the driving license of Morocco in Spain without having to carry out any type of test in the case of the following permits:

  • A1
  • TO
  • B
  • B + E


However, when it comes to redeeming the driving license of Morocco in Spain, you will have to do a practical and a theoretical exam in the case of professional permits. It is a kind of recycling. Specifically, it deals with the following:

  • C
  • C + E
  • D
  • D + E


A fact that you must bear in mind when deciding to exchange the driving license of Morocco in Spain is that the Moroccan permit must have been obtained before the residence in Spain.


You also have to know that the Moroccan driving license of class F can not be exchanged in Spain, since there is no equivalence. As for the J, you will exchange it for the Spanish A. The rest of the driving licenses (A, B, C, D, E) have the same name in Spain and are equivalent.


The last condition that you have to verify before exchanging the Moroccan card before the DGT is that your permit from Morocco can not come from an earlier exchange of that country with a third party with which Spain has no agreement, that is, you must have obtained directly in Morocco.


Once you verify that you meet all the requirements, you will have to request an appointment to exchange your Moroccan driving license in Spain . You can do it through the website of the DGT or phone 060.


The documents that you have to contribute to exchange your driving license are:

  • Official application form.
  • Pay the fees, which are something more than 88.5 euros if you have to do tests and 27.1 otherwise.
  • NIE
  • Residence authorization.
  • Psychophysical aptitude report issued by a center authorized by the DGT.
  • Moroccan driver's license, the original and a photocopy.
  • Photography of 32x26 millimeters.
  • Heel photo.


Regarding photography, it is important to note that the DGT admits images in which the person has their hair covered for religious reasons. Of course, it controls that the oval of your face appears discovered from the beginning of the growth of the hair and until the chin. The objective is that you can be identified without problems in the image.


Once all these conditions and procedures have been met, you will be able to exchange your driving license from Morocco in Spain. In the DGT they will give you a provisional valid for 90 days until the definitive one is sent by postal mail to your home or, if you prefer, it will be sent to the Provincial Traffic Headquarters in which you do the paperwork.