Why carry an IDP while driving in Peru?
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 – it is understandable to most of the local officials and authorities of the countries you visit.
It translates your identification information into 12 languages — so it speaks the language even if you don’t. Peru highly recommends an International Driving Permit.Order my International Driving Permit Now
Driving Rules in Peru
Peru’s Machu Picchu is of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Discover the land known for its Ancient Ruins and different varieties of Potato. Driving your own car may give you the freedom to go in one place to another. Just quickly note this few reminders.
- Peru drives on the right side of the road.
- The minimum driving age is 18 years old. The minimum rental age is 23 years old.
- Seat belt is a must.
- There are no law in child safety, but make sure to guide and protect your children.
- Hands-free is a must.
- Drink moderately. The legal alcohol limit is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood
- The speed limit is 90 km/h in public roads, 50 km/h in rural roads and 100 km/h on highways.
- Third-party insurance is obligatory.
Driving in the Winter
Peru has a two seasons the rainy summer and dry winter, driving during winter is not a problem. Make sure to bring all your kits and important tools to travel in different spots in Peru. Plan and Prepared accordingly and you are good to go.
Enjoy your stay and safe travels.
How to get your IDP
We’ve streamlined the application process down by creating a platform that guides you so you know exactly what you’ll need to successfully complete your application
1. Apply Online
Start your application for International Driver's License here.
2. Upload Photos
Make sure to upload an updated photo and with the correct parameters.
3. Get approved
Wait for your confirmation and you are ready to go!
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