International Driving Permit in Iceland


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How to get an International Driving License in Iceland?

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

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 Iceland, 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 Iceland, 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 Iceland!


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


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 Iceland?


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

Can I drive in Iceland with a US license?


You can only drive in Iceland 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 Iceland?


To drive an American in Iceland, 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 Iceland?

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

Iceland documents

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Driving tips for Iceland:

  • There is a right-hand driving here.
  • The minimum age for obtaining a driving license is 18, for car rental - 21.
  • In the period from November to May, it is necessary to use only winter tires.
  • At crossroads, give way to the right.
  • It is forbidden to turn right at the red light.
  • Iceland has the following speed limits: from 30 to 50 km/h - in built-up areas, 80 km/h - on gravel roads, 90 km/h - on macadamized roads.
  • Don't forget to wear a seat belt!
  • Children under 6 years of age must be transported in special child seats.
  • Children whose height is less than 150 cm are prohibited from sitting in the front seat equipped with an airbag.
  • You can use your mobile phone only with a wireless headset.
  • While driving on country roads, always keep dimmed beams on, regardless of the time of day and season.
  • You must have a third party liability insurance for driving your own car.
  • It is forbidden to get behind the wheel under alcohol or drugs influence.
  • Always have a warning triangle, a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit in the trunk of your car.
  • Blind turns are often found on the roads of Iceland. When driving on roads with this feature, slow down and try to stay as close to the right edge as possible.
  • Country roads were built on alluvial dams for the protection against snow, so in case of lost control of the car, it can easily tip over. Keep this in mind!
  • In most cases, bridges are single-laned. Be careful when crossing them. Slow down.
  • It is forbidden to travel alone in winter.
  • Keep in mind that not all routes are open in winter.
  • Many mountain roads are closed for passage until the end of June, because they become impassable due to weather conditions.
  • The passage of private vehicles to the territory with the flora and fauna protected by state or public organizations is prohibited.
  • In addition to numbers, the safest roads have the letter "F" in their name.
  • If you want to rent a car in Iceland, keep in mind that insurance is always included in the rental price.
  • Country roads in Iceland are mostly covered with gravel, so it won't be possible to drive fast on them.
  • The weather in the country is very changeable. Bear this in mind!
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