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International driving license to drive in the UK

A rental car is essential for a UK visit

An IDP is a legal requirement to drive or rent a car in several foreign countries. It is also a United Nations regulated travel document for your safety and ease of travel.
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*Our International Driver’s Permit is NOT VALID in Mainland China, Japan, South Korea North Korea and United States.

Why carry an IDP while driving in UK?

Your IDP is a valid form of identification in 150 countries worldwide and contains your name, photo and driver information.

It translates your identification information into 12 languages — so it speaks the language even if you don’t. UK highly recommends an International Driving Permit.

Driving Tips in United Kingdom

England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Explore the United Kingdom through the convenience of driving your own car. Be sure to familiarize yourself with some traffic rules to ensure the maximum experience. 

Important Reminders:

  • Drive on the right side of the road. 
  • The minimum age to drive a car is 17 years old. 
  • Seat belt is a must. 
  • Child-restraint is a must. 
  • Hands-free is a must. Keep your phone away unless it is hands-free.
  • Speed limit is 30 m/hr on urban areas and 70 m/hr on highways. 
  • Slow down in hospital and school zones.
  • Give way to police cars, ambulance, fire trucks and any other emergency vehicles.  
  • Horns are not allowed in residential areas from 11:30 pm to 7:00 am. 
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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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