International Driving Permit in Abkhazia


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How to get an International Driving License in Abkhazia?

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

International Driving License price in Abkhazia?

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📱 Electronic IDP online 2 year 55.00
📱 Electronic IDP online 3 year 59.00
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How to get a International Driving Permit in Abkhazia?

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 Abkhazia, 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 Abkhazia, 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 Abkhazia!


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


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 Abkhazia?


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

Can I drive in Abkhazia with a US license?


You can only drive in Abkhazia 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 Abkhazia?


To drive an American in Abkhazia, 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 Abkhazia?

  • International Driving License has no legal status.

Driving tips for Abkhazia:

  • The traffic rules in Abkhazia are not very different from Russian ones. One fundamental difference is in the variety of fines. An important point: a driver's license is withdrawn in case of violations of any traffic rule. You can get the license back only after paying a fine. However, it's not so easy thing to do. There are no terminals in the country, Russian bank cards are rarely accepted. Remember that the fine can be paid only in a district department of traffic police. After that, you can get your driver's license back.
  • Be careful! Traffic police can fine you for violation that you didn't commit. Thus they provoke you to pay a bribe. Tip: don't respond to provocations, keep calm. Defend your rights competently. Don't confront.
  • In Abkhazia, pigs, cows, sheep, and other animals continually wander the roadway. Be careful on the road!
  • The maximum permitted overspeed limit in the country is only 10 km/h.
  • Abkhaz drivers honk randomly and for any reason. Keep in mind this feature.
  • Road signs have worn off for many years. They are completely absent on some road sections. The driver can only use his intuition.
  • Local drivers are well-known hotshots. They neglect seat belts, like to run a red, forget about the existence of turn signals, park anywhere. Don't take an example from them. Follow the traffic rules.
  • Road conditions in Abkhazia leave much to be desired.
  • Tourists often complain about the quality of gasoline sold at gas stations.
  • There are no toll roads in Abkhazia.
  • The maximum permissible level of alcohol in the driver's blood is 0.1 ppm. Drunk driving is punishable with a fine of 200 minimum wages. If you don't pay the fine within a month, you will be automatically deprived of a driver's license for 1 year. In case of repeated traffic violation, it is withdrawn for 3 years.
  • The country has the following speed limits: 20 km/h in densely populated areas, 60 km/h in the built-up area, 90 km/h outside built-up areas, as well as on the highway. The maximum permitted speed on motorways is 110 km/h.
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