International Drivers License – Frequently Asked Questions

What is an International Drivers license?

The International Driving Permit (IDP), often referred to as International Driving License, is a translated document that, along with your valid driver’s license that that the translation is based on, allows you to drive a motor vehicle while abroad. It is also recognized as a valid form of identification in over 175 countries as well as by many major car rental companies It is also recognized as a valid form of identification in over 175 countries as well as by many major car rental companies

Please understand that an International Drivers License does NOT REPLACE you’re issued driver’s license; rather, it acts as a language translation of you’re driver’s license and features your:

  • Full name.
  • Photograph.
  • Relevant driver license information.

The following requirements and restrictions apply:

  • You must:
  • Carry BOTH your translated International Drivers License and valid driver’s license when driving abroad.