FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

How long does it take to receive the IDL?

It will mail to you within 24 hours, Royal Mail postage should take 48 hours.

Is it possible to receive your service in America or Asia? Or in any other country?

Our International Driving Licence Translation is only available for purchase in the United Kingdom.

Do I need to present my country's Drivers Licence with I.D.L.?

You must to present your original driver's licence along with International Driver's Licence.

I received Email from a company stating I could avoid points, tickets, suspension, etc. by using an IDL. Is this true?

An IDL does not replace or supersede national licences. Those claims are totally untrue

Is any IDL ever valid alone?

IDL are never valid alone OR in the country of issuance of the native driver’s licence.

How do I renew International Drivers Licence and how much does it cost?

Your IDL is valid for 12 months you can apply for replacement through this website

I lost my International Drivers Licence what do I do?

If you lost your IDL and would like to receive a duplicate please follow this procedure: contact with our customer service, tell us IDL # and name, Pay the reprint fee + shipping. Your IDL will be reprint within 24 hours and mail to you.

I moved, so I want to change my address, what do I do?

In order to change any information on your IDL you need to send us a copy of your existing IDL along with the reprint fee + shipping, and new address you want to change.

I am not in my home country now, what address should I put on the application form?

You should put same address that appears on your original Driver’s licence.

I lost my original drivers licence, may I apply for International Driver’s Licence and drive with it?

International Driver’s Licence is a Licence that confirms that you have a valid Driver’s licence in your country. If you lost your original licence IDL has nothing to confirm so you should not apply for IDL. The answer is NO, you may not apply and drive without your domestic driver's licence.

My original licence will expire in 6 months; can I still use International Driver’s Licence?

Yes, you can use IDL if your original licence is valid. Your original Driver’s licence supersedes IDL

Is this product suitable for driving in Japan?

No, this product is not suitable for driving in Japan.

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