You Only Need 4 Things to Get an International Driver’s License (Not a Driving Test)

Where to Next-Are you a valid licensed driver in the United States? If so, you can qualify for an international driving permit (IDP). The IDP is recognized by most governments as a valid permit to operate a car, motorcycle, or other type of vehicle.

There are only four things you need to do to obtain your international driver’s license:
1- Fill out the application for your IDP
2. Fill out our order form
3. Two (2) Passport-Type Photos (signed on back) – you can get these at any CVS or Walgreens
4. A clear copy of your valid state-issued driver’s license

Notice no driving test is required? You must be at least 18-years of age.
The list of countries that recognize IDPs as a valid instrument for vehicle operation are many:

AfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAndorraAngola
AntiguaArgentiaAustraliaAustriaBahamas
BahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelgiumBelize
BeninBhutanBoliviaBotswanaBrunei
BulgariaBurmaCambodiaCanadaCape Verde Islands
Cayman IslandsCentral African Rep.ChadChileColombia
CongoCosta RicaCubaCuracaoCyprus
Czech Rep.DenmarkDjiboutiDominicaDominica Rep.
EcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEthiopiaFiji
FinlandFrance (including French Territories)French PolynesiaGabonGambia
Germany
GhanaGibraltarGreeceGrenada
GuatemalaGuernseyGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyana
GuyanaHaitiHondurasHong KongHungary
icelandIndiaIndonesiaIranIreland
IsraelItalyIvory CoastJamaicaJapan
JerseyJordanKenyaKuwaitLaos
LebanonLesothoLiberiaLibyaLiechtenstein
LuxembourgMacaoMadagascarMalawiMalaysia
MaliMaltaMauritaniaMauritiusMexico
MonacoMontserratMoroccoNamibiaNepal
NetherlandsNew CaledoniaNew ZealandNicaraguaNiger
NorwayOmanPanamaPapua New GuineaParaguay
PeruPhilippinesPolandPortugalQatar
RomaniRussiaRwandaSt. ChristopherNevis & Anguilla
St. LuciaSt. Vincent & GrenadinesSan MarinoSao Tome & PrincipeSaudi Arabia
SenegalSeychellesSierra LeoneSingaporeSouth Africa
SpainSri LankaSudanSurinameSwaziland
SwazilandSwedenSwitzerlandSyriaTaiwan
TanzaniaThailandTogoTrinidad & TobagoTunisia
TurkeyUgandaUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUpper Volta (Burkina Faso)
Vatican CityVenezuelaVietnamVietnamWestern Samo
YemenYugoslaviaZaireZambiaZimbabwe

Ready to get your IDP? Get started here. If you have any questions about obtaining your IDP or feel you may have special circumstances, just ask us!

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