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Should you replace your pink cardboard driver's license with a new model?

Verified 17 August 2023 - Legal and Administrative Information Directorate (Prime Minister)

Replacement of pink hard-top driver's license

Published on 17 August 2023

To date, no decision has been taken on the replacement of driving licenses issued before 19 January 2013.

An experiment is being carried out concerning the dematerialization of the driving license via the application France Identity.

The information on this page remains current and will be modified as soon as an amending text is published.

The pink card driver's license remains valid until 19 january 2033.

You don't have to ask for his replacement.

You must apply for a new license only if deterioration, of loss or theft.

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