What is an International Driving Permit?

An International Driving Permit (IDP) translates your government-issued driver’s license into 10 languages: English, French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, German, Arabic, Italian, Swedish and Portuguese*.

*Source: American Automobile Association (AAA)


What countries require an IDP?

U.S. driver's licences are valid in both Canada and Mexico, but many other countries do not recognise U.S. driver's licences. Check with the embassy of the country you plan to visit or live in to find specific driver's licence requirements.


Is an Internationa Driving Permit the same as an International Driving License ?


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