International Driving Permit in Germany


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How to get an International Driving License in Germany?

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 Germany while you are in Germany if you have a valid Germany national driver's license. If you are only planning to visit Germany, 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?


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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 Germany?

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 Germany, 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 Germany, 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 Germany!

FAQ


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

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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 Germany?

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Germany 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 Germany. Drivers from other countries not on the list need an International Driver's License, unless there is an additional agreement between Germany and the country that issued your driver's licence about special conditions.


Can I drive in Germany with a US license?

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You can only drive in Germany 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 Germany?

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To drive an American in Germany, 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 Germany?


  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.

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Driving tips for Germany:

  • Germany drives on the right side of the road.
  • The maximum permitted driving speed is 50 km/h on urban roads, 100 km/h on rural roads and 130 km/h on highways.
  • Seat belt is a must. Otherwise, you will be fined €30.
  • The minimum age to drive in Germany is 18 years. If you want to rent a car, you must be at least 21.
  • Hands-free kit is a must. Otherwise, you will be fined €35.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Avoid using safety camera warning devices in Germany.
  • Children who are under 1.50 m are not allowed to sit in the front seat. Younger children must sit in the back seat securely fitted in place. For babies, use only rear-facing seats. Don’t forget to check if the airbag is disabled.
  • The third-party insurance is obligatory.
  • Make sure you have a warning road triangle as well as a reflective vest.
  • Vehicles that enter an intersection from the right side of the road always have the right of the way unless otherwise indicated.

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