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Start Your Driving Adventure in Saint Vincent with an International Driver's Permit

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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


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Wait for confirmation and you’re ready to go!

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Driving Rules in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Discover volcanic beaches, fishing village, diving sites and tropical rain forests in Saint Lucia. Drive your own car to get from one spot to another! Familiarize yourself with some traffic laws while driving across the country.

Important Reminders:

  • Drive on the right side of the road.
  • Minimum age to drive is 17 years old. Minimum age to rent is 21 years old.
  • Drink moderately. Alcohol limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • Third-party insurance is a must.
  • Speed limit is 30 km/h in most areas.
  • Avoid driving at nights and during bad weather.

Driving in the Winter

The Caribbean Islands is a tropical paradise with no winter. Avoid travelling during rainy season of May to October. Keep your emergency kits and safety gears handy at all time.

Enjoy Caribbean and have a safe travel!

Do I need international driving permit for Saint Vincent?

It is highly recommended by tourists who have driven a motor vehicle from a local car rental in the country to get their own International Driving Permit (IDP). The IDP functions as a document that translates your home country driver’s licence into 12 of the widely used languages worldwide.

Our IDP is recommended and recognized in 165+ countries worldwide, including the following:

  • Angola
  • Botswana
  • Cuba
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Jamaica
  • Lesotho
  • Namibia
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • Barbados
  • Brazil
  • Congo
  • Dominica
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Gambia
  • Guatemala
  • Hong Kong
  • Panama
  • Portugal
  • Taiwan
  • United Kingdom

What side of the road do they drive on in Saint Vincent ?

The country’s drivers drive on the left. Please note that there aren’t any islands encircling the entire island or through its centre.

What is the minimum age for a driver in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines?

The minimum driving age for every local driver in the country is 17 years old. However, there are specifications by car rental companies regarding the minimum age requirement to rent a motor vehicle. Thus, regardless of the minimum driving age being 17 years old, you probably cannot drive a vehicle in the country since you can’t rent them in the first place.

Ready to check if an IDP is accepted in your destination?

Use the form and find out in seconds whether you need an international permit. Documents vary, based on the United Nations Convention on Road Traffic.

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