The International Driving Permit (IDP) is an international driver's license that contains all the information from your regular driver's license, translated into 8 languages, allowing you to drive with ease abroad. The languages included are:

English | Spanish | Portuguese | Chinese | Arabic | Russian | German | French*

*Information in French is provided on the last two pages of the document.

With this document, you have the right to drive in more than 100 countries. It's important to note that the requirement to present the IDP may vary from place to place. In some destinations, such as Europe and Asia, having this document is mandatory.


  • Don't forget to have your physical driver's license with you. The International Driving Permit is a supplement and does not replace the importance of having your original driver's license always on hand;

  • To obtain the document, it's necessary to follow the procedures established by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). You can apply online through the official website of the DMV in your city;

  • For more information on the subject, you can visit the following link: