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Wed, 3 Mar 2004 08:46:45 -0800
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Subject: RE: swiss-list: expired driving license
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2004 08:44:57 -0800
Thread-Topic: swiss-list: expired driving license
From: "Michael Rys" <mrys_at_microsoft.com>
To: "Lukas Walter" <lwalter_at_ee.ethz.ch>, <Swiss-list_at_swiss-list.com>
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I think you will have to start driving using your Swiss/International
license. Can they at least extend it to the end of your visa validity
Pre 9/11, this probably would not have been a problem. But now...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: swiss-list-admin_at_swiss-list.com [mailto:swiss-list-admin_at_swiss-
> list.com] On Behalf Of Lukas Walter
> Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2004 8:33 AM
> To: Swiss-list_at_swiss-list.com
> Subject: swiss-list: expired driving license
> I am an J-1 student from Switzerland working on my master thesis at
> Florida State University. My program ends this month, means my visa
> expires end of March. But I will return to Switzerland end of April.
> My driving license expired last Sunday and I tried to renew it. They
> where not able to extend it or give me a temproray one to cover the
> period from now to the end of April, because my visa expires end of
> I need my car and I even planed to travel in the states before I have
> go back home. I did several phone calls but the only advice I got
> was to stop driving.
> There seems to be a problem with the law. Does somebody know what
> to do? Maybe this happens only in Florida and, as far I have seen, the
> members of this list are mostly from the west coast. But maybe
> had a similar experience or heard about something like this.
> Thank you for your advice,
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