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A driving license has an absolutely different design and form depending on the country, its national language, and the region or state where it was issued. When travelling abroad you may find out that your domestic driving license fails to meet standards and is considered invalid. This would be an unpleasant surprise for you but you can avoid it by using to our services.

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Antigua and Barbuda
Australia
Bahamas
Barbados
Belize

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • International Driving License recommended.
  • National driving licenses in English are valid for 90 days.
Driving tips for Belize:
  • According to the traffic law, in Belize only the passengers in the front seats should buckle up.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • In Belize, you should drive on the right.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit on urban roads is 40 km/h, 60 km/h on rural roads and 90 km/h on highways.
  • Avoid driving at night since road conditions are quite challenging.
  • Mind the road bumps on your way.
  • The minimum age to drive in Belize is 18 while the minimum age to rent a car is 21.
  • Seat belt is a must for front-seat passengers.
  • Hands-free is a must.
  • There are no rules that regulate transportation of children in Belize.
  • Keep in mind that in Belize they use miles instead of kilometers to count the distance.
  • Turning to the right is allowed even if there is no appropriate indication.
Botswana
Brunei
Burundi
Cameroon
Canada
Cyprus
Dominica
Ethiopia
Fiji
Gambia
Ghana
Grenada
Guyana
Honduras

  • 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.
Driving tips for Honduras:
  • Both the driver and the passengers must buckle up.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 70 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 80 km/h for public roads and 40 km/h for urban roads.
  • The minimum driving age is 18.
  • You are prohibited to smoke when behind the wheel.
  • You are obliged to carry an emergency road triangle, a spare tyre and some basic driving tools.
Hong Kong
India
Indonesia
Ireland
Israel
Jamaica
Kenya
Kiribati
Lesotho
Liberia
Malawi
Malaysia
Malta
Marshall Islands
Mauritius
Micronesia
Namibia
Nauru
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nigeria
Pakistan
Palau
Palestine Autonomous
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Rwanda
Samoa
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Solomon Islands
Somaliland
South Africa
South Sudan
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Lucia
St. Vincent
Sudan
Swaziland
Tanzania
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tuvalu
Uganda
United Kingdom
United States of America
Vanuatu
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Spanish speaking countries.
Andorra
Argentina

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
  • International Driving License recommended.
Driving tips for Argentina:
  • Driving in Argentina is on the right side of the road.
  • Seat belt is a must for everyone.
  • The maximum permitted speed limit is 40-60 km/h on urban roads, 110 km/h on rural roads and 120-130 km/h on highways.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol limit is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The minimum driving age is 18, the minimum rental age is 21.
  • Avoid driving at night.
  • Don’t leave your car in a poorly lit place. Otherwise, it may be hijacked.
  • For children under 12, use an appropriate restraint system.
  • Make sure you have two emergency road triangles, a tow rope, a first-aid kit, a fire extinguisher as well as a red reflective tape to be attached to the rear side of the car.
  • Hands-free is a must.
Chile

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
  • International Driving License is required.
Driving tips for Chile:
  • Chile is a right-hand drive country.
  • Beware of rush hours in Chile from 7 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 7 p.m.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum permitted alcohol level is 30 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • In urban areas the maximum allowed speed limit is 40-60 km/h, on rural roads it is 100 km/h and on highways — 100-120 km/h.
  • The minimum driving age in Chile is 18 and the minimum rental age is 21.
  • Make sure you have a hands-free kit.
  • For children under 4, use an appropriate car seat. If a child is under 12, make sure he/she sits in the rear seat and buckles up.
  • If you are going to go to Chile, keep in mind that you must have the third-party insurance as well as the public liability cover.
  • Avoid bribing!
  • You are prohibited to smoke behind the wheel.
  • Hands-free is a must.
  • Traffic signs are all in Spanish.
Colombia

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
  • International Driving License is required.
Driving tips for Colombia:
  • In Columbia, they drive on the right.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 40 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit in urban areas is 60 km/h, 80 km/h in rural areas and 100 km/h on highways.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18 and 23 to rent a car.
  • There are no particular rules concerning child safety in the car. Thus, parents should provide safety for their children.
  • Speed bumps are almost everywhere in Colombia. Be careful!
  • Keep in mind that on highways you should drive with the dipped headlights on all day long.
Costa Rica

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
Driving tips for Costa Rica:
  • Driving in Costa Rica is on the right side of the road.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol limit is 75 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • You must drive at a speed of 80 km/h on rural roads, 80-100 km/h on dual highways, 45 km/h in residential areas and 25 km/h at schools.
  • The minimum driving age in Costa Rica is 18 and 25 if you want to rent a car.
  • Always give way to pedestrians.
  • Be careful driving at night.
  • The locals are well known for their careless driving. Drive smart and it will help you to avoid many problems.
  • Hands-free is a must.
Cuba

  • International Driving License is recognized.
Driving tips for Cuba:
  • Cuba is a right-hand drive country.
  • The minimum driving age is 18.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • If your child is younger than 2 years of age, make sure you are using an appropriate restraint system. Children under 12 years are prohibited to travel in the front seat.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit on highways is 90 km/h, 60 km/h on rural roads and 50 km/h on urban roads. Slow down to 40 km/h when you approach a school.
  • You are prohibited to drink and drive in Cuba. The maximum permitted alcohol level is 0 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Beware of cyclists who practice riding in the middle of the road.
  • Night driving can be tough due to pedestrians bustling in and out.
  • Keep in mind that if the oncoming vehicle flashes its lights at you, that means that there is traffic police ahead.
Dominican Republic

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
  • National driving licenses in English are valid for 90 days.
Driving tips for the Dominican Republic:
  • Driving in the Dominican Republic is on the right side of the road.
  • Make sure you have liability insurance.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol limit is 30 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit on public roads is 80 km/h, in residential areas — 40-60 km/h and 120 km/h on highways.
  • If you are a traveler to the Dominican Republic, beware of careless and aggressive drivers.
  • Avoid driving at night.
  • There is no state law concerning child safety in the Dominican Republic.
  • You can rent a car if you are 25 to 80 years old.
Ecuador

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
Driving tips for Ecuador:
  • Ecuador drives on the right side of the road.
  • Seat belt is a must for everyone.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 70 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum permitted speed limit is 50 km/h on urban roads. If you exceed this speed limit, you will be imprisoned.
  • When driving a curvy road, the maximum speed limit is 60 km/h.
  • You should be at least 25 years old to rent a car in Ecuador.
  • Beware of cyclists who practice riding in the middle of the road.
  • Avoid night driving.
  • Do not accelerate if the traffic light turns yellow.
  • We strongly recommend you not to pick up hitchhikers, especially female ones.
  • If you got into a car crash, you will be arrested no matter if you are guilty or not. Keep this in mind and drive defensively.
El Salvador

  • 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.
Driving tips for El Salvador:
  • Driving in El Salvador is on the right side of the road.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol limit is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Seat belt is a must for front seat passengers.
  • The minimum driving age is 18 and the minimum rental age is 21.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit on urban roads is 50 km/h, 90 km/h on rural roads and 90 km/h on highways.
  • Hands-free is a must.
  • According to Salvadoran law, a child who is under 12 is not allowed to sit in the front seat. However, there are no particular requirements for the type of child restraint required. Parents should provide safety for their children.
  • Avoid picking up hitchhikers.
  • Avoid night driving.
Equatorial Guinea
Guatemala

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
  • International Driving License recommended.
Driving tips for Guatemala:
  • Guatemala is a right-hand drive country.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 50 km/h in urban areas, 80 km/h on rural roads and 110 km/h on highways.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18 and 21 if you want to rent a car.
  • Hands-free is a must.
  • Avoid night driving.
  • Do not pick up hitchhikers.
  • There are no laws concerning child safety in the car. Thus, provide safety for your child.
  • Beware of speed bumps without markings.
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.
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.
Nicaragua

  • 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.
Driving tips for Nicaragua:
  • Driving in Nicaragua is on the right side of the road.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18 and 25 to rent a car.
  • The speed limits in Nicaragua are as follows: on urban roads — 45 km/h, on rural roads — 60 km/h and 100 km/h on highways.
  • Children under 12 must be transported in the rear seat of the car. Thus, use an appropriate child restraint system.
  • There are no toll roads in Nicaragua.
  • Be extremely attentive on the road since there are many animals and reckless pedestrians on the road.
  • Speed bumps have no markings. Thus, drive carefully.
  • Instead of horns, Nicaraguan drivers prefer to use hand signals.
Panama

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • International Driving License recommended.
  • National driving licenses in English are valid for 90 days.
span>Driving tips for Panama:
  • In Panama, they drive on the right side of the road.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • Drink driving in Panama is legally prohibited. Thus, the drink drive limit is 0 mg per 100 ml of blood. If you risk driving a car under the influence of alcohol, you will be fined heavily or even go to jail.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit on public roads is 80 km/h and up to 50 km/h on urban roads.
  • According to the law, you are not prohibited to use speed safety camera warning devices.
  • Texting and talking while behind the wheel is prohibited.
  • Avoid night driving.
  • Be prepared for frequent police roadblocks.
  • Roads in Panama are of poor condition. Thus, to be on a safe side, stick to the speed limits.
Paraguay

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
  • International Driving License recommended.
Driving tips for Paraguay:
  • Driving in Paraguay is on the right side of the road.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • There are the following speed limits in Paraguay: 80 km/h on public roads, 50 km/h on urban roads and 110 km/h on highways.
  • The minimum age for those who want to drive is 18 and for those who want to rent a car is 21.
  • There are no laws concerning child safety. The parents should take care of their children and use child restraint systems and booster cushions.
  • There are almost no road signs in Paraguay. Thus, drive carefully.
  • Paraguay also lacks speed limit signs. The only rule here is trying to drive with the same speed as the vehicles around you.
Peru

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
Driving tips for Peru:
  • In Peru, they drive on the right.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol limit is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18. If you want to rent a car, you must be at least 23.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 90 km/h on public roads, 50 km/h on rural roads and 100 km/h on highways.
  • There are no laws concerning child safety on the road. Thus, make sure your children stand secure. Think ahead about an appropriate child restraint system.
  • Avoid night driving.
  • There are few traffic lights in Peru.
  • Hands-free is a must.
Spain

  • International Driving License has no legal status.
  • All valid driving licences in English should be accepted. Acceptance of driving licences that are not of the European Communities model cannot be guaranteed therefore drivers may wish to voluntarily update them before travelling abroad.
Driving tips for Spain:
  • Spain drives on the right side of the road.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The minimum age to drive in Spain is 18. If you want to rent a car, you must be at least 21.
  • There are the following speed limits in Spain: 50 km/h on urban roads, 90 km/h on public roads and 120 km/h on highways.
  • Children who are under 12 should be transported in an appropriate seat or restraint system. The same is about children sitting in the rear seats.
  • You are to carry two warning road triangles as well as a reflective vest.
  • Make sure you have a spare pair of glasses if you have eye problems.
  • You are allowed to horn in urban areas at night only in case of emergency.
Uruguay

  • Only Inter-American Driving Permit is recognized.
Driving tips for Uruguay:
  • Driving in Uruguay is on the right side of the road.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The minimum age to drive is 18 and 23 to rent a car.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol limit is only 30 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum permitted speed limit is 90/110 km/h on public roads and highways, and 50 km/h on urban roads.
  • According to Uruguayan law, children under 12 must not sit in the front seat. There are no regulations concerning the use of any child restraints.
  • Keep in mind that you are obliged to drive with dipped headlights no matter whether it is day or night.
  • Drive with both hands on the wheel.
Venezuela

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • Both International Driving License and Inter-American Driving Permit are recognized.
Driving tips for Venezuela:
  • Venezuela is a right-hand drive country.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum permitted drink drive limit is 80 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit on public roads is 80 km/h, 60 km/h in the city and 120 km/h on highways.
  • To drive a car, you must be at least 18 and 21-23 to rent a car.
  • Venezuela has no law concerning child safety on the road. Thus, provide safety for your children.
  • Before going to Venezuela, put a warning road triangle and a wheel block in your car.
  • There are no toll roads in Venezuela.
  • Keep in mind that if you give way to pedestrians, it may result in a car accident or a conflict between drivers.
  • Venezuelan police may stop you and ask to tell the number of chassis. Thus, be prepared for it.

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