These long term insurance options are only suitable for those taking up UK residency. For short term visitors, try our Short Term Car Insurance for UK visitors.
Our car insurance comparison service should be your first destination - it is designed to help those with full or provisional driving licences from other EEC countries, full licences from other European countries or licences from other countries worldwide - either those which require exchanging for a UK licence or those which do not.
It also allows you to insure either a car bought in the UK, or one you have imported (that may have been built to EEC specifications for example).
For most customers this will produce competitive car insurance quotations from a wide range of UK insurers, but, if you still face difficulties, please do not hesitate to contact us as above.
Online comparison services are great but you might not be ticking the right boxes. Our Specialist Insurance Brokers can connect you to insurers that can give you credit for your driving experience and good driving history abroad when considering insurance quotes. Contact us for more assistance on 0800 520 0699 and we will be happy to help you further.
Our short term car insurance page details companies which can cover a wide range of different circumstances - and is ideal both for those wanting to borrow a car from friends or family, or re-insure a car they have stored whilst away.
In general, yes you can for at least a year:
This is not a complete list, for further information and to check for any updates please refer to this handy guide from the www.gov.uk driving, transport and travel pages: Driving in Great Britain on a non-GB licence.
This content was last reviewed on 14/01/2019