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International Driving Permit in Western Samoa

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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 Western Samoa

Planning for a vacation trip? Dive. Swim. Hike. Western Samoa is a perfect place! Roam around on this island by driving your own car.  Do not forget to read a few reminders!

Important Reminders:

  • Drive  on the left side of the road.
  • Minimum driving age is 18 years old. Minimum age to rent a car is 25 years old.
  • Buckle Up!
  • Hands-free is a must.
  • Drink moderately. The legal alcohol limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The speed limit is 40 km/h in Apia and 56 km/h outside Apia.
  • Take note of the police phone number, 999.
  • Be sure to have early warning device, fire extinguisher, first aid kit and reflective vest in your car

Driving in the Winter

There is no winter here. Avoid travelling during the rainy season from November to April. Keep your emergency kits handy at all times. Plan your trip accordingly. As long as you’re prepared, you’re good to go.

Enjoy your stay and have a safe travel.

Do I need international driving license for Western Samoa?

There is no such thing as an international driving license. The document that is used that will allow foreigners to drive in another country is called an International Driving Permit (IDP). This document allows an international driver coming from another foreign country to drive, only with their valid driver’s license.

Our IDP translates all your driver’s license information into 12 of the widely used languages worldwide. It is also recognized in 165+ countries worldwide including the following:

  • Canada
  • Brazil
  • Korea
  • United Kingdom
  • Colombia
  • Germany
  • Costa Rica
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Uruguay
  • Ukraine
  • Lithuania
  • Barbados
  • Estonia
  • Nicaragua
  • Honduras
  • Kuwait
  • Jordan
  • Yemen
  • Italy
  • Pakistan
  • Bolivia
  • Argentina
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Netherlands
  • Peru
  • France
  • Croatia
  • Afghanistan
  • Gambia
  • El Salvador
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Congo
  • Grenada
  • Djibouti
  • Hong Kong
  • Vatican City
  • Panama
  • Kazakhstan
  • Australia
  • Uzbekistan
  • Jamaica
  • Moldova
  • Mauritania
  • Chile
  • Botswana
  • Turkmenistan
  • Qatar
  • Angola
  • Slovenia
  • Andorra
  • Spain
  • Japan
  • Indonesia
  • Comoros
  • Brunei
  • Armenia
  • Cuba
  • Paraguay
  • Chad
  • Belarus
  • Taiwan
  • Portugal
  • Monaco
  • Burkina Faso
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Guatemala
  • Ecuador
  • Senegal
  • Haiti
  • Vietnam
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • Saudi Arabia
  • New Zealand
  • Iran

How to get international driving permit (IDP) for Western Samoa?

  1. Click the button that says "Apply for IDP" in the top right corner of the page.
  2. Before starting the process, read the written instructions on the page. It usually takes three minutes to finish this test, so always double-check.
  3. Get your valid driver's license, a photo that fits in a passport, and your credit card ready.
  4. Don't forget that all of the information on your valid driver's license needs to match what you put on it.
  5. Type in the class of license that your driver's license is good for.
  6. Post a photo of yourself and a copy of your valid driver's license. Note that your passport-sized photo is a picture of you alone, with your face facing the camera.
  7. Then, pay the IDP fee with your credit card, PayPal account, Apple Pay, or Google Pay.

8.When you're finished, we'll send you updates about your shipment through your email.

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