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International Driver's License in Ivory Coast: Drive With Ease

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IDP is essential when driving abroad

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International Driving Permit (IDP), regulated by the United Nations, certifies that you are the holder of a valid driver's license in your country of origin.

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Your IDP is a valid form of identification in more than 150 countries worldwide and contains your name, photo and driver information in the 12 most widely spoken languages in the world.

How to get your IDP


Fill in the forms

Have your driver’s license and delivery address handy


Verify your ID

Upload pictures of your driver's license


Get approved

Wait for confirmation and you’re ready to go!

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Driving Rules in Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast is an ideal place for outdoor activity lovers! You can hike the mountains, slide the waterfalls and see wildlife in their natural habitat. The best way to explore this country is by driving your own car. Be sure to orient yourself with the traffic laws in Ivory Coast.   

Important Reminders:

  • Ivory Coast is a right-hand drive country.
  • The minimum driving age is 18 years old.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • There is no national law regarding child safety. However, child-restraint is recommended.
  • You can use your phones while driving. Just be sure to keep your eyes on the road.
  • Drink moderately. The legal alcohol limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The speed limit is 60 km/h in urban areas.
  • Watch out for potholes.
  • Avoid driving at night due to poor lighting and visibility.
  • Beware of unofficial roadblocks!

Driving in the Winter

Ivory Coast is an African country so winter is not a concern. You should avoid travelling during rainy season from May to November. Be sure to keep your emergency kits handy at all times.

Enjoy your stay and safe travels.

How to get international driving permit in Ivory Coast?

Getting an International Driving Permit in Ivory Coast is relatively easy. You only need to find the "Apply For IDP: button on the page and click on that. Prepare your valid driver's license, passport size photo, and credit card. Fill out every information needed on the application form precisely as to what's written on your driver's license. Once that's done, attach your passport-sized photo and input your credit card details to pay for your IDP.

Can I drive in Ivory Coast?

Foreigners can drive in Cote D’Ivoire with the use of an International Driving Permit (IDP). You only need to have your valid driver’s license with you for your IDP to be considered valid.

Our IDP works in 165+ countries worldwide including the following:
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Japan
  • Philippines
  • Portugal
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Bahrain
  • Belgium
  • Belarus
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cambodia
  • Colombia
  • Congo
  • Gabon
  • Georgia
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Honduras
  • Italy
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Laos
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Macao
  • Malaysia
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • Nicaragua
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Senegal
  • South Africa
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen
  • Zimbabwe

You’ll need an International Driver’s Permit. Or do you? 🤔

Take this short quiz to learn whether an International Driving Permit is required and valid.

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