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The international driving license that's recognized in the Vatican

Driving in Europe's smallest state

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Why carry an IDP while driving in Vatican City?

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. Vatican City highly recommends an International Driving Permit.

Driving Rules in Vatican City


Explore the smallest country in the world. Snap a picture at the world-famous Saint Peter’s Square and museums. To enjoy this, you must drive your own car. Read these tips and be guided in your driving.

Important Reminders:

  • Drive on the right side of the road.
  • The minimum driving age is 18. The minimum age to rent a car is 21. 
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • Talking and texting while driving is not allowed
  • Drink responsibly as there are no blood alcohol level limit in Vatican City. 
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 50 km/h on urban road, 90 km/h on rural roads and 130 km/h on highways. 
  •  Do not bring your own child seat.
  • You must carry a warning road triangle and a reflective vest.

Driving in the Winter

Vatican City has pleasant Mediterranean weather so there is no problem in traveling anytime for the whole year. 

Enjoy and have a safe travel!


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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Get an International Driver's License for $49

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