Lets start with some facts:
Last year around 40.28 million mostly foreign-registered trucks travelled through Belgian territory, according to statistics from the Belgian road tolls.
This marks a record number of trucks on Belgian roads and a 4.7% increase compared to seven years ago.
Being mostly foreign-registered trucks, there are drivers that decide to move to Belgium.
Why moving to Belgium?
- Better work environment
- Being home almost everyday
- All the benefit that come with a Belgian contract
European national driving licence
The European national driving license is any driving license issued by a Member State of the European Union or of the European Economic Area.
If you have a driving license issued in one of the EU countries, it will be recognized throughout the European Union. Therefore, if you move to another EU country, you do not usually have to exchange your driving license. You can continue to drive with it as long as it is valid:
- Medical examination
- Tachograph card
If you are already registered in Belgium and you driving licence expire then you are obliged by the law to renew your driving licence in Belgium.
Non-European national driving license
Different procedure for each case, the most in important is to contact a local office that is specialized in Transport and Logistic to guide further.