Here is a quick update on driver’s license requirements in Germany for new arrivals. If you hold a valid U.S. driver’s license then you can drive in Germany for up to six months from the date of your arrival without acquiring a German license. If, however, you will reside in Germany for longer[...]
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If you hold a valid U.S. driver’s license, you can drive in Germany for up to six months (from the date of your arrival) without acquiring a German driver’s license. If you will be residing in Germany for longer than six months but less than one year, you can apply for a six-month extension to continue using your existing license.
American citizens resident in Germany for one year or more must be in possession of a German license six months after entering the country, if they wish to continue driving. [...]