France’s Agreements

The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs has posted a document listing the jurisdictions with which France will exchange licences by way of bilateral agreements and the practices of reciprocity.  The original PDF document of this list can be accessed here.

Below is a list of jurisdictions with which France will exchange licences.  This list originates from the aforementioned document, but where it differs from the list above (regarding some Canadian and US jurisdictions), a link will be included containing the updated information.

Jurisdictions with which France exchanges only licence class B:

  • Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • Iran
  • Canada
    • Prince Edward Island
    • Québec
    • Manitoba
    • Ontario
    • Alberta
    • Newfound and Labrador ? (see next section)
    • British Columbia ? (see next section)
  • United States
    • Delaware
    • Maryland
    • Ohio
    • Virginia
    • Wisconsin (source)
    • Arkansas
    • Texas
    • Colorado
    • Iowa (source)

Jurisdictions with which France exchanges only licence classes AB:

Jurisdictions with which France exchanges all licence classes:

  • Canada
    • New Brunswick
  • United States
    • South Carolina
    • Massachusetts
    • New Hampshire
    • Illinois
    • Iowa
    • Michigan
    • Oklahoma
    • Kansas (source)
    • West Virginia (source)
  • South Africa
  • Algeria
  • Andorra
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Saudi Arabia
  • The Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Burma (Myanmar)
  • Bolivia
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Brunei
  • Burkina Faso (except Category D)
  • Burundi
  • Cape Verde
  • Central Africa
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Egypt
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Guyana
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Channel Islands:
    • Island of Jersey
    • Island of Guernsey
    • Isle of Man
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Kosovo
  • Kuwait
  • Laos
  • Lebanon
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Macau
  • Macedonia
  • Madagascar
  • Malaysia
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Morocco
  • Mauritius
  • Mauritania
  • Monaco
  • Montenegro
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • New Zealand
  • Oman
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Philippines
  • Russia
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Martin
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Salvador
  • Samoa
  • São Tomé and Principé
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Sudan
  • Switzerland
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland
  • Syria
  • Taiwan
  • Chad
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam
  • All members of the European Union
  • All members of the European Economic Area