Driving License Requirements

Please note that the driving license requirements are relevant to greek laws, not your country's law.

The age requirement is based on our insurance contracts. 

We would like to kindly inform you that: Drivers with the wrong driving license category will not get a refund for the 30% prepayment of the total rental cost.

The driving license requirements for travelers that wish to book their Vespa scooter with us are as seen below.

  • For a Vespa Scooter 125cc the drivers must hold a valid motorcycle category driving license for at least 2 years and be over 21 years old :

European Driving License or UK: A or A1 or A2 (without the restriction codes 79.03, 79(3), 79.04, 79(4)).

International Driving License: A or A1(without a restriction to mopeds)

  • For a Vespa Scooter 300cc the drivers must hold a valid motorcycle category driving license for at least 2 years and be over 25years :

European Driving License or UK: A or  A2 (without the restriction codes 79.03, 79(3), 79.04, 79(4)).

International Driving License: A (without a restriction to mopeds)

  • For a Piaggio MP3 300cc Three-wheeled scooter minimum age of 24 years old:

The European Car Driving license - Class B must have been obtained before the 19th of January 2013. 
European Driving License: B or A or A2

International Driving License:  A

Non-EU driving license holders can reserve the MP3 only with a valid motorcycle category driving license.

(You can contact us for more details).

US and Australian citizens must have a valid motorcycle class driving license or a motorcycle endorsement for at least 2 years. They do not need an IDP. 

https://greece.embassy.gov.au/athn/drive_permit.html

https://gr.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/local-resources-of-u-s-citizens/driving-in-greece/

UK citizens can only hire a 125cc motorbike in Greece if they hold a valid UK  motorcycle driving license A1, A, or A2  without the restriction codes 79.03, 79.04, 79(3), 79(4). No IDP is needed. 

Kind reminder: When a traveler presents an IDP the actual driving license also needs to be present. The IDP is based on your country's DL. 

"An International Driving Permit (IDP), often referred to as an international driving license, is a translation of a domestic driving license that allows the holder to drive a private motor vehicle in any country or jurisdiction that recognizes the document"  

View more about the driving license categories in Greece for motorcycles on the following websites: 

Please note that all drivers must have previous experience driving maxi scooters or motorcycles.

If you are not sure about your driving license, please feel free to contact us.

The easiest way to confirm if you have the correct driving license category is by sending us o picture of both sides of the driver's driving license.

You can send us an email or a message via Whatsapp or contact us in our chat room here on the site. 

Kind note:  if you had taken lessons on how to drive a motorcycle and have passed your exams you would know it already. 

With the AM driving license category, you can go two-wheel mopeds and motorized cycles up to 50 cc/50 km/h.

We do not have mopeds - any available option for AM  driving license category. 

Drivers with the wrong driving license category will not get a refund.

Before you proceed to an online booking, please make sure that your European driving license category A1 or A does not have the following restriction codes: 79.03 - 79(03) - 79.04 - 79(04)

In the following pictures, you can see some examples of driving licenses with restriction codes

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