How To Obtain a Duplicate Driver License In Guadeloupe

How To Obtain a Duplicate Driver License In Guadeloupe

  • Write a statement in writing about your stolen or lost driver’s license.
  • You can apply for the procedure in any of the following office:
    • in the sub-prefecture or prefecture in which you reside (note that certain sub-prefectures may not be equipped to handle this kind of application)
    • in Paris in Paris, in Paris, Driving License Unit of the Police Headquarters.
  • It is only possible to apply in person, by contacting the counter. In the event that the license holders is minor (category AM) then it’s the parent or minor’s guardian that should apply for the process.
  • Make sure you pay all fees applicable.
  • A new driver’s license is delivered via mail. There isn’t a exact date for when you’ll get the new license. In the meantime, while waiting until you receive the license, you are able to drive within France only with the receipt that the prefecture gave to you at the time you applied for a duplicate. It lasts for 2 months.


If you’ve lost your license in France it is necessary to be in contact or report the issue to local police officials and should you be able to obtain a new license.

Receiving your license

  • The license will be delivered to you by mail to your address at home.
  • If you’re out when the postman hands you the license to you, then you are given 15 days to collect you license from the Post Office. After this time the license will be given back at the Issuing Office and you will be required to contact the prefecture in order to find out about how to obtain the license.
  • To check the distribution and production for your licence, make use of the teleservice provided through the National Agency of secure documents (ANTS). You can also find out more via contacting ANTS.

Documents Required Duplicate Driver License

  • Forms for applications, filled in and signed
  • Identification Original and photocopy
  • Foreigners, proof of residency to France (residence permiss or a valid residence card) Original and an imagecopy
  • Original address proof, and an imagecopy
  • Two passport photos identical to each other with your complete name printed on the reverse (a photo is required to be attached to your application)
  • Tax stamp for 25
  • Tax payment for regional tax If applicable, payment for regional tax

Note: Certain prefectures and sub-prefectures print out a Declaration of lost driver’s licences (get in contact to your Prefecture to inquire about this)

Office Locations and Contacts

Prefecture of Guadeloupe Prefecture of Guadeloupe Driving Licence Service

Physical address:rue Lacav
97100 Basse Terre

Phone: +33 5 90 99 39 00


Agence nationale des titres scuriss (ANTS)

Contact the ANTS:

  • For more information on the validity of your license, please contact us.
  • Check whether your driver’s license is valid after you have passed the exam, or after you’ve submitted an application to renew your license or a duplicate

To call 0810 901 041 (cost of local calls from an landline)

Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. until 8 p.m. also on weekends from 8h till 17h

Prfecture de la Guadeloupe

Physical address
Rue Lardenoy
97100 Basse Terre

Phone: +33 5 90 99 39 00
Fax: +33 5 90 81 58 32

The Office hours:
Mondays from 8:00 until 15:00
Tuesday , from 8:00 until 15:00
Wednesdays from 8:00 until 12:15
Thursdays from 8:00 to 15:00
Fridays from 8:00 to 12:01


Double licenses: 25 plus tax for regional in the state in which they are due.

Documentation is needed

In the incident of theft or loss, the replacement license will be given to owner. This is the process on how to obtain an original copy of the license.

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How To Obtain a Duplicate Driver License In Guadeloupe
How To Obtain a Duplicate Driver License In Guadeloupe



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