Do you get points on your Licence for speeding in Spain?

How many points is a speeding ticket in Spain?


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Speed Points
30 km/h 31-50 km/h
51/60 km/h 2
61/70 km/h 4

What happens if I get a speeding ticket in Spain?

If you are a non-resident in Spain and are using a rental car when you are caught speeding, you may receive the fine via the hire car company or the car hire company may charge you an admin fee and pass on your details to the police. You will then receive a penalty notice from them directly.

Can Spanish speeding fines be enforced in UK?

From 06/05/2017 the Cross Border Enforcement Directive is in effect, which means drivers who are fined abroad can be chased by foreign authorities for the fines, and the UK will have to enforce these fines as long as we are a part of the EU.

Do you get points for speeding in Spain?

Will I get points for speeding offences in Spain? No! Currently there is not a system in place where points that apply for the offence in Spain can be applied to a UK licence.

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How much over the speed limit can you go in Spain?

According to DGT, the tolerance threshold for Spanish safety cameras is 7 km/h with limits up to 100 km/h. In case of limits above 100 km/h, it is 7 percent of the given number. The permissible speed is in red – the speed at which the camera activates is marked in black.

How do you check if you have a speeding fine in Spain?

How to check for Traffic and parking fines in Spain

  1. By telephone calling 060.
  2. On the DGT website at
  3. In any local post office.
  4. At any branch of Santander Bank You will need to take with you the penalty notice and your passport.

What happens if you get caught speeding abroad?

The best thing you can do if you get a speeding ticket while you’re abroad is to pay it as soon as you receive the fine rather than ignoring it. Fines can double if you choose to ignore them and a local debt collection agency may be used to recoup the money.

How do you pay a speeding fine in Spain?

You can choose from one of the following options:

  1. Online via Debit or Credit Card . You can do this, in English, on the DGT Website here.
  2. Bank Transfer. Pay your penalty fee directly to the DGT bank account.
  3. In Person. Visit your local provincial traffic office and pay by debit or credit card.
  4. At a Caixa Bank.

How do licence points work?

Points will be added to your license, and if it reaches the maximum number of points, you will receive a notice of suspension which will specify how long your drivers’ licence will be suspended. Although demerit points are no longer counted after 3 years, they remain on your driving record permanently.

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How do I check a Spanish driving Licence?

Its surprisingly easy to check: simply visit the DGT website and enter key information, such as your NIE number and your driving license details. You will also need to create a password in order to access the website, which will be sent to your email address.