International Driving Permit in France


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How to get an International Driving License in France?

The International Driving License is a translation of the national driving license into many languages. The first ID cards appeared in 1926 after the Paris International Convention relative to Motor Traffic. The International Driver's License was also influenced by two other conventions in 1949 and 1968. The International Driving Permit is the same as the International Driving License.

Getting an International Driver's License in France while you are in France if you have a valid France national driver's license. If you are only planning to visit France, you can contact the competent authority in your country. If you are already traveling and do not have an IDL, the only option is to have your national driving license translated online. This is a faster, more convenient and easier way to continue to drive when you travel.

We remind you that an International Driver's License is valid only with a valid national license.

How to get International Driving Permit online?


Simply and quickly
To get the International Driving Permit online, you should apply and then fill out the form for which you need to give us:
  • 1. A photo of your valid domestic driving license
  • 2. Your personal data
  • 3. A photo of yourself
  • 4. Your signature (scan or photo it)

Our services will not cost you a fortune.
Get an International Driving Permit (IDP) now and travel easily.

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How to get a International Driving Permit in France?

According to the Vienna Convention of 1968, International Driving Permit are authorized to be issued by national governments or organizations to which these functions have been delegated. In most countries, this is done by automobile associations affiliated to the AIT/FIA, the police or other organizations. To get an International Driving License in France, you must have a local license and apply to the authorities responsible for this (we try to keep the information up to date, let us know if the link does not work). The cost and timing of issuance differs from country to country.

If you have a national license not issued in France, you need to check if you have the right to drive with your license and if you need an IDP. If you do, the only way out is to order a translation of your driver's license with delivery or an electronic version (check with the rental car company if the electronic version will work), for example with us.

If you are a U.S. citizen and only have a U.S. driver's license when you travel, you can get an IDP from AAA - but you have to do it before you travel to France!

FAQ


How to get an International Driver's License in France?

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If you have a local license and want to travel contact a competent organization. If you are an American and plan to travel in advance, you can get an IDP from AAA. In other cases, you can have your driver's license translated into the required languages so that you can travel with your national license and its translation.


How to apply for International Driving License?

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Our application process is fast and simple. Complete the IDP application form, attach a copy of your valid driver's license, your handwritten signature and a color ID photo, and make the payment. You can apply for an IDP online here.


Do you need an International Driving License for France?

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France has unified its driving license in accordance with the 1968 Vienna Convention. If you have a driver's license from one of the 67 countries that did the same, you do NOT need an International Driver's License to drive in France. Drivers from other countries not on the list need an International Driver's License, unless there is an additional agreement between France and the country that issued your driver's licence about special conditions.


Can I drive in France with a US license?

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You can only drive in France with your driver's license if you have a valid International Driving Permit (IDP). Additional information for traveling U.S. citizens can be found on the government website.


Сan an American drive in France?

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To drive an American in France, you must have an International Driving Permit (IDP). Additional information for traveling U.S. citizens can be found on the government website.


What is the International Driver's document?

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Our IDD is ideal for travelers visiting multilingual destinations. No test is required and the IDD is valid for up to three years. This document is used in conjunction with, but does not replace, your valid national license; it is a translation of your driver’s license in three formats.


Can I rent a car with this document?

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Usually yes. However, as requirements vary from region to region, you are advised to inquire directly with car rental companies.


Can I purchase car insurance with the IDD?

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Usually yes. However, as requirements vary from region to region, you are advised to inquire directly with local insurances companies.

What you need to know to drive in France?


  • International Driving License is recognized.

France documents:

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Driving tips for France:

  • France drives on the right side of the road with overtaking on the left.
  • You must always give way to public vehicles such as ambulances, police cars, etc.
  • Seat belt is a must for everyone. Keep in mind that a driver whose passengers don’t wear seat belts can be fined.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit in France is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • According to French law, all drivers must carry breathalyzers in their cars.
  • Keep in mind that speed limits in France vary according to the weather. The maximum permitted speed limit on highways is 130 km/h in good weather, 110 km/h in rainy weather and only 50 km/h in foggy weather. The maximum allowed speed limit on extra-urban roads is 90 km/h in good weather and 50 km/h in foggy weather. In urban areas, you are allowed to drive at a speed of 50 km/h.
  • You must be 18 years old to drive a vehicle in France.
  • In France, you are prohibited to use safety camera warning devices. Otherwise, you will be fined €1,500.
  • Children under the age of ten are not allowed to sit in the front seats unless you are using a proper child restraint system. When it comes to child safety regulations in France, we should say that weight matters here. For instance, a child who weighs up to 10 kg should be transported in a rear-facing seat in either the front or the back seat of the car. Children whose weight is 13-18 kg should be transported in an appropriate child seat with a harness. Children who weigh up to 36 kg must have a booster seat and wear an adult seat belt. Children weighing less than 10 kg must not sit in the front seats unless you are using an appropriate child restraint system.
  • You must carry a warning road triangle, a reflective vest and a breathalyzer in your car.
  • Giving way to the right when at intersections is a must.
  • In case of numerous driving offences, your car may be confiscated.
  • Hands-free is a must.

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