The government changed the procedure of replacement and issuance of a driver’s license

The Russian government has given the multifunctional centers providing state and municipal services authority for replacement of driver’s licenses received from the state automobile Inspectorate division. This was reported on the website of the Cabinet of Ministers.

Currently, the Russian driver’s license will be issued only in divisions of the state traffic Inspectorate.

Also amended, clarifying questions of replacement of the Russian national driving license before expiry of its validity. The document envisages the provision allowing, subject to the provision of a medical certificate to obtain a new license for a period of 10 years.

Currently, in the case of a replacement driver’s license prior to the expiration of its validity period of the initial fixed period can not be changed.

In Russia there are more than 2.7 thousand MFTS, offering 22 types of public services on the principle of one window. There is, in particular, it is possible to register residence and obtain a certificate of criminal record. The government plans to increase the list of proposed service centres on 94.