International Driving Permit in Guadeloupe


Get your international driving license for Guadeloupe

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  • Valid from 1 to 3 years
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How to get an international driver's license in Guadeloupe?

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

Simply and quickly
To get the International Driving Permit (IDP), 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)

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How to get a International Driving Permit in Guadeloupe?

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 Guadeloupe, 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 Guadeloupe, 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 Guadeloupe!


How to get an international driver's license in Guadeloupe?


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?


Our application process is fast and simple. Complete the IDD 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 online here.

Do you need an international driving license for Guadeloupe?


Guadeloupe has not unified its driving license in accordance with the 1968 Vienna Convention. Drivers from other countries need an international driving license, unless Guadeloupe and the country that issued your license have an additional agreement on the recognition of driving licenses.

Can I drive in Guadeloupe with a US license?


You can only drive in Guadeloupe 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 Guadeloupe?


To drive an American in Guadeloupe, 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?


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?


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?


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 Guadeloupe?

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • International Driving License recommended.

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Driving tips for Guadeloupe:

  • The country has a right-hand traffic.
  • The minimum age for obtaining a driver's license is 18.
  • Don't forget to wear a seatbelt, even if you sit in the back seat.
  • It is prohibited to transport children under 12 years of age in the front seat.
  • It is forbidden to cross white lines.
  • Dash-lines mark roads with two-way traffic.
  • The maximum allowable blood alcohol content is 0.05 ppm.
  • In most of the country, the speed limit is 70 km/h.
  • Be sure to have a wireless headset.
  • On a multi-lane road, the left lane is for overtaking.
  • You can rent a car if you are already 21 years old, as well as have driving experience from 1 year. In some rental companies, the requirements are more stringent: age from 25 and driving experience of at least 2 years.
  • We advise you to refrain from traveling in the dark, as the roads in Guadeloupe are poorly lit, and there is no markings in some places.
  • The roads in Guadeloupe are narrow and winding.
  • Roads leading to the sea are toll.
  • We strongly recommend that you don't park under palm trees - there is a high risk that coconuts can fall directly onto the roof of your car.
  • Road signs in the country are in French.
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