International Driving Permit in Mexico


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How to get an International Driving License in Mexico?

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

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 Mexico, 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 Mexico, 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 Mexico!


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


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 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 Mexico?


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

Can I drive in Mexico with a US license?


Yes, you U.S. driver's license is recognized in Mexico and Canada. You can rent and drive a car with your driver's license.

Сan an American drive in Mexico?


Yes, To drive in Mexico, Americans do not need additional documents other than a national driver's license.

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 Mexico?

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
  • International Driving License recommended.

Mexico documents:

Travel SIM card

Driving tips for Mexico:

  • Mexico drives on the right side of the road.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum permitted speed limit on urban roads is 30-70 km/h, 90 km/h on rural roads and 100-120 km/h on highways.
  • Always buckle up.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18 and 23 to rent a car.
  • Hands-free is a must.
  • Have a good map.
  • There is no law that regulates child safety on the road. You are to provide safety for children in the car. If you are transporting a child under three years of age, let him/her sit in rear facing seat on the front seat. Don’t forget to disable the airbag first. Children who are older are recommended to sit in the back seat. Use a booster cushion and don’t forget about the seat belts.
  • The third-party insurance is mandatory.
  • Driving at night is not recommended.
  • Avoid picking up hitchhikers.
  • While waiting at the traffic lights, make sure you have locked your car and closed the windows.

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