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It is sometimes "tolerated" but in general, no, it is not a replacement for an ID card or a passport which are considered "equal in strength" as identification documents. In Croatia, no. Carry your ID or passport.


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It entirely depends on the purpose and the country. For example, in the Netherlands, a European driver's license is a completely valid ID and can be used, e.g., to vote. In France, there is no exhaustive list of what counts as ID so there is no reason a driver's license shouldn't be accepted by the police (see this question on expatriates.SE for a ...


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Even in Italy they are "tolerated" as identification document. The fact is that it's just a driving license, demonstrating that you are entitled to drive a car or a truck. They are not accepted abroad as id document. But there could be exceptions. As italian I always have with me my ID card when I travel in Europe.


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Freedom of movement is guaranteed; while longer stays explicitly mentions a valid ID card or passport, shorter stays which are less than three months only require: For stays of less than three months, the only requirement on Union citizens is that they possess a valid identity document or passport EDIT: As other pointed out, an EU license, is not ...


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According to the Dutch (link in Dutch) authorities it is has some value as a form of identification. However since a drivers license does not contain information about your citizenship nor you visa/resident permit status, it is in general not accepted as an official form of documentation. Having said that I have crossed borders with a license only (e.g. ...



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