Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
When will I receive my IDL?
You will receive the confirmation of your order within 24 hours. Additionally, it will take 2-3 business days for the IDL to be delivered to you by DHL.
I will be getting a Driver's License in the United States, meanwhile, I wish to use the IDL with the license issued by my country, will I be able to drive in the U.S.?
If you have a valid driver's license from your country you can absolutely apply for your IDL which will allow you to drive in the United States. Although we would like to mention that you cannot use your IDL in the country where you have issued your original license, IDL is only used by people who are travelling abroad or staying in another country legally.
Can I apply for and receive my IDL in any country?
Yes, you can apply for your IDL from anywhere in the world and your order will be sent to you through the mail.
What documents do I need to present along with the IDL?
While driving abroad you need to present your original Driver's License from your country along with the IDL.
Does the IDL help to avoid suspension, points or fines?
No, an IDL is only a supplementary document which is not the original license and cannot help you avoid the penalties.
What do I do in cases of a lost IDL?
If you wish to replace your International Driver's License you will need to apply again and your order will be sent out in 2-3 business days.
I have lost my original Driver's License issued by my country, can I use the IDL while I get my driver's license replaced?
The IDL is a document which confirms that the driver holds a valid original Driver's License, IDL on its own is not a valid license. The IDL is valid ONLY together with the original driver's license.
Can I use the IDL if my original license has expired?
No, you cannot use the IDL with an expired Driver's License, you must renew the original.