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CORFU VESPA SCOOTER RENTAL WOMAN RIDING A RED VESPA GTS THAT HAS A PHONE MOUNT WEARING A VESPA NAZZIONI HELMET
DRIVING LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

Driving License Requirements

The driving license requirements for travellers wishing to book their Vespa scooter or their Vespa tour with us are seen below.

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 who will show up on the rental date with the wrong driving license category will not get a refund for the 20% prepayment of the total rental cost.

All drivers must have previous experience driving maxi scooters or motorcycles and a valid motorcycle class driving license.

If the Vespa driver does not have the appropriate experience driving with a backseat passenger, it is not safe to start practising during one's holiday.

Valid Motorcycle driving license:  For at least 2 years

Minimum age: 21 years old for the GTS models - 18 years old for the Primaveras

A, A1 or A2 

without the restriction codes 79.03, 79(3), 79.04, 79(4), 79(2)

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

Remember: To be valid, an international driving license must accompany your current national motorcycle driving license.

If you are a traveller with a MOTORCYCLE driving license from EU countries, Australia, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Ghana, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Israel, Japan, Morocco, Republic of Albania, Republic of Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Turkey, UK (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland), Ukraine, United States of America, or Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), in that case, you do not need an International Driving License.

Valid Motorcycle driving license:  For at least 2 years

Minimum age: 25 years old

A or A2 

without the restriction codes 79.03, 79(3), 79.04, 79(4), 79(2)

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

Remember: To be valid, an international driving license must accompany your current national motorcycle driving license.

If you are a traveller with a MOTORCYCLE driving license from EU countries, Australia, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Ghana, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Israel, Japan, Morocco, Republic of Albania, Republic of Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Turkey, UK (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland), Ukraine, United States of America, or Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of), in that case, you do not need an International Driving License.

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

UK citizens can only hire a 125cc motorbike in Greece if they hold a valid full UK driving license with a valid A1, A or A2 category without the restriction codes 79.03, 79.04, 79(3), 79(4), 79(2). No IDP is needed. We do not accept a provisional driving license or a learner's permit.​

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

🔘 For a 125cc (cm3) Vespa Scooter, the drivers must hold a valid motorcycle category driving license for at least two (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)), 79(2) .

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

🔘 For a 300cc (cm3)  Vespa Scooter, the drivers must hold a valid motorcycle category driving license for at least two (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)) , 79(2).

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).

INTERNATIONAL DRIVING LICENSE PERMIT

Kind reminder:  The IDP is based on your country's DL. In order to be valid, an international driving license must be accompanied by your current national driving license.

You don't need an International Driving License / Permit (IDP) if your driving license has been issued in one of the following countries:

Australia 
 
Belarus 
 
Brazil 
 
Canada 
 
Chile 
 
Costa Rica 
 
Ghana 
 
Indonesia 
 
Iran (Islamic Republic of) 
 
Israel 
 
Japan 
 

Morroco

 
Republic of Albania 
 
Republic of Serbia 
 
South Africa 
 
South Korea

Switzerland 
 

Turkey


UK (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) 
 
Ukraine 
 
United States of America 

 
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 
 
European Union countries (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden) 

If you don't have an IDP, you can apply here online for a digital one. 

 

international driving license permit APPLY ONLINE

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 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 driving a motorcycle and passed your exams, you would have known it already. 

With the European 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. 

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) - 79 (2)

In the following pictures, you can see some examples of driving licenses with restrictions.

 

DRIVING LICENSE REQUIREMENTS CORFU VESPA TOURS
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