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Identification/Common Access Card Processing (ID/CAC)
Via Vecchia Livornese
Tirrenia Italy 56018
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
Figuring out the best way to get around is important when you’re in a new installation. It’s useful to understand the various regulations, local laws as well as license and registration requirements. Whether you need a driver’s license, transport a car overseas or want help buying a car, there are people to assist you at your new installation. Check out the topics below to find information and regulations on vehicles and registration at your base.
Service members and dependents must have a SETAF license to register and drive a SETAF registered vehicle in Italy. To drive a motorcycle overseas, service members need an MFC Certificate and motorcycle endorsement on their U.S. license while dependents only need the endorsement.
Motor vehicle accident rates are high in Italy (2.5/person), most are due to excessive speed. Teenagers are not allowed to drive in Italy until the age of 18.
You are allowed to have three vehicles registered (a motorcycle is consider a vehicle), and annual vehicle inspection is mandatory. You will also be required to pay a road tax on the second vehicle. You must have a valid SETAF driver’s license. A minimum of six months auto insurance is required. You must also bring the old registration documents or the title for verification of ownership
State laws vary when it comes to motor vehicle insurance requirements, licensing and registration. The term vehicle generally includes automobiles, motorcycles, vans, trailers and boats regularly parked or garaged overnight. Service members and their families will want to understand their state’s laws on registration and licensing before moving to a new state. Visit the USA.gov Motor Vehicle Services page for links to state-specific websites.
You are allowed to have three vehicles registered (a motorcycle is consider a vehicle), and annual vehicle inspection is mandatory. You will also be required to pay a road tax on the second vehicle. You must have a valid SETAF driver’s license. A minimum of six months auto insurance is required. You must also bring the old registration documents or the title for verification of ownership.
Vehicle Registration Document Requirements:
** If you (military or civilian) purchase a vehicle from a Dealer or Private Owner, you must also have -T1 or EX A, -sale invoice, - certificate of ownership or equivalent document.
Vehicle Registration is located in building 703, next to the inspection office, and my new phone number is 645-8181. Hours are 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday - Friday.
Fuel authorization is based on the engine size of your primary vehicle.
In order to operate a vehicle in Italy you must obtain a SETAF drivers license. To obtain the SETAF driver's license, you must have a valid Stateside driver's license and attend Driver's Orientation prior to written testing. Testing is by appointment.
International Driver's License
An international license is required when traveling outside Italy. An international license may be obtained in the U.S. through the American Automobile Association. There are some exceptions to this policy which vary according to the area from which you are coming.
Service members, dependents, and DoD Civilians must have a SETAF license to register and drive a SETAF registered vehicle in Italy. To drive a motorcycle overseas, service members need an MFC Certificate and motorcycle endorsement on their U.S. license while dependents only need the endorsement.
Important Information, Please Note!-- When you are considering shipping a vehicle to Italy, it is important that you contact an insurance carrier to request an estimate of how much insurance will cost. On average, insurance can cost up to 20% more compared to the same coverage available stateside. The options that are available for insurance coverage in Italy are GEICO and USAA. GEICO and USAA Representatives are able to give you a free quote prior to the shipment of your vehicle. Please call GEICO at 1-800-248-4998 or USAA at 1-800-531-8111.
In order to operate a private owned vehicle/motorcycle or a non-tactical government vehicle in Italy, you must obtain a SETAF drivers license. In order for you to obtain a SETAF driver's license, you must be 18 and must possess a valid stateside license or a valid license from another country. Your stateside or other valid driver's license must be stamped with the appropriate "motorcycle qualification" in order to initiate a SETAF motorcycle qualification and license.
Darby Military Community: To operate any motorcycle or other two wheeled vehicle the registered owner/operator must be 18 years of age and have a motorcycle endorsement on the stateside license. Prior to registering and licensing all owners must provide proof of having attended a valid MSF course within the last three (3) years. The stateside title must reflect the sponsor as the owner of the motorcycle.
Hands-free devices must be used while operating a motor vehicle on ALL military installations worldwide.
Post speed limits are enforced.
Restricted areas on post are the Ammunition Area and the Livorno Training Area, Depot.
Photography on post is allowed only when authorized by PMO/MI.