- (American English/inglés norteamericano) licencia (feminine) or (Spain/España) permiso (m) de conducción; (less formally) carné (m) or permiso (m) (de conducir) (Spain/España) , carné (masculine) (Chile) or (Uruguay) libreta (feminine) or (Central America, Mexico, Venezuela/América Central, México, Venezuela) licencia (feminine) or (Colombia) pase (m) (de manejar), registro (m) (Argentina) , brevete (masculine) (Peru/Perú)
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.