Driving Internationally? Valid in over 150 countries, the International Driving Permit contains your name, photo and drivers license information translated into ten languages. Should you need to communicate with foreign authorities, this recognizable form of identification can help you get on your way more quickly. In some cases they are required for rental vehicles.
International Driving License usually take 2 business days to process. They are valid for 1 year from the dates you specify on the application form, provided that your U.S. License is valid for another full year. You must still travel with your U.S. License when you travel overseas, the permit is a translation of your U.S. License.
To obtain International Driver’s Permits, simply follow the instructions below:
[+]Step 1: Photocopy of US Drivers License
Applicant must submit a clear and legible copy of their current valid US driver’s license.
[+]Step 2: Proof of Travel
Although not required, if available, applicant should submit a computer-generated itinerary from a travel agency or online booking agency showing departure from the U.S.
[+]Step 3: Passport Photo
To obtain a new passport the applicant must submit two (2) identical(space missing here) passport photographs. Please make sure that your pictures meet the standards for new passport or this may delay the process of issuance.
- 2 inches by 2 inches
- white background with full face, front view
- Photos must have been taken within six months
- If you are using digital photos, they are preferred to be printed at 600 dpi or at least 300 dpi
[+]Step 4: Fees
The fee for the International Driver’s Permit is $15.
Masters Passport Servicefee is $50
[+]Step 5: Application Form
Applicant must submit one completed IDP application form. Hand filled applications are not acceptable for expedited services. In the section labeled “FOREIGN ADDRESS” applicant should list the name(s) of the country(s) they intend to visit.