Apply for an International Driver License for Germany


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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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American Samoa
Antigua and Barbuda
Australia
Bahamas
Barbados
Belize
Bermuda
Botswana
British Virgin Islands
Brunei
Burundi
Cameroon
Canada
Caribbean Netherlands
Cayman Islands
Cook Islands
Curacao
Cyprus
Dominica
Ethiopia
Falkland Islands
Fiji
Gambia
Ghana
Gibraltar
Grenada
Guam
Guyana
Honduras
Hong Kong
India
Indonesia
Ireland
Israel
Jamaica
Kenya
Kiribati
Lesotho
Liberia
Malawi
Malaysia
Malta
Marshall Islands
Mauritius
Micronesia
Montserrat
Namibia
Nauru
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nigeria
Niue
Northern Mariana Islands
Pakistan
Palau
Palestine Autonomous
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Puerto Rico
Rwanda
Samoa
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Sint Maarten
Solomon Islands
Somaliland
South Africa
South Sudan
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Lucia
St. Vincent
Sudan
Swaziland
Tanzania
Tokelau Islands
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Islands
Tuvalu
U.S. Virgin Islands
Uganda
United Kingdom
United States of America
Vanuatu
Zambia
Zimbabwe
German speaking countries.
Austria

  • International Driving License is recognized.
Driving tips for Austria:
  • Driving in Austria is on the right side of the road.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 50 km/h in urban areas, 100 km/h in rural areas and 130 km/h on highways.
  • Seat belt is a must. Buckle up. Otherwise, you will be fined on site.
  • The minimum driving age in Austria is 18 years. The maximum rental age is 21 years.
  • The maximum permitted alcohol limit is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Hands-free is a must. Otherwise, you will be fined on site.
  • There are plenty of mobile and fixed speed cameras in Austria. Keep this in mind.
  • You are prohibited to use safety camera warning devices in Austria.
  • If you travel with children, make sure they don’t sit in the front seat. Instead, use a proper rear-facing child seat. Before it make sure you have disabled your airbag. For children over 12 years of age, use a booster cushion.
  • You must have a warning road triangle as well as a reflective vest to use in case of a car accident.
  • You must have an EU symbol with an appropriate letter standing for your country on the license plate number. Otherwise, attach a proper sticker sold at any gas station.
  • If you are going to use Austrian highways, you must buy an appropriate sticker.
  • First-aid kit is a must.
  • In winter, you are to use appropriate winter tyres.
  • Parking in Austria is not that expensive. Moreover, at the weekend you can enjoy free of charge parking.
  • You must park in the direction of the traffic.
Belgium
Brazil
Czech Republic
Denmark

  • International Driving License is recognized.
Driving tips for Denmark:
  • There is a right-hand driving in Denmark.
  • The maximum permissible blood alcohol content is 0.05 ppm.
  • Only a person over 21 years of age with a driving experience of 1 year can rent a car. The minimum age for obtaining a driver's license in the country is 18.
  • The maximum permitted speed on the highway is 130 km/h, but sometimes it’s reduced to 110 and even 90 km/h, on toll-free roads - 80 km/h, in urban areas - 50 km/h.
  • In Denmark, the law requires drivers to always drive with dipped headlights on.
  • Seat belts are required for both the driver and passengers.
  • Children over 3 years of age and less than 135 cm tall should be transported in a special child seat. When installing a rear-facing child restraint in the front seat, make sure that the airbag is deactivated.
  • Reflective jackets, as well as an emergency stop sign, are obligatory.
  • Overtaking on the right is prohibited.
  • If the car isn’t equipped with a wireless headset, the use of a mobile phone is prohibited.
  • Tire tread depth must be at least 1.6 mm.
  • You should give way to cyclists in Denmark.
  • Driving in the emergency lane is prohibited.
  • Be sure to take a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit with you.
  • Give way to buses.
  • Respect all road users.
  • Rental cars in Denmark are equipped with parking discs. Foreigners traveling by car can purchase them at gas stations, tourist offices, or banks.
Germany

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
Driving tips for Germany:
  • Germany drives on the right side of the road.
  • The maximum permitted driving speed is 50 km/h on urban roads, 100 km/h on rural roads and 130 km/h on highways.
  • Seat belt is a must. Otherwise, you will be fined €30.
  • The minimum age to drive in Germany is 18 years. If you want to rent a car, you must be at least 21.
  • Hands-free kit is a must. Otherwise, you will be fined €35.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Avoid using safety camera warning devices in Germany.
  • Children who are under 1.50 m are not allowed to sit in the front seat. Younger children must sit in the back seat securely fitted in place. For babies, use only rear-facing seats. Don’t forget to check if the airbag is disabled.
  • The third-party insurance is obligatory.
  • Make sure you have a warning road triangle as well as a reflective vest.
  • Vehicles that enter an intersection from the right side of the road always have the right of the way unless otherwise indicated.
Hungary

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • 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 Hungary:
  • There is a right-hand traffic with overtaking on the left side in Hungary.
  • You can drive a car from the age of 18.
  • Driving in Hungary requires a compulsory third party liability insurance policy.
  • Hungary has the following speed limits: 50 km/h - in built-up areas, 110 km/h - on the motorway with a dividing strip, 130 km/h - on the highway.
  • There is a “dry law” for drivers in this country.
  • Outside built-up area, you should always drive with dipped headlights on.
  • It is necessary to purchase a special sticker (vignette) for driving on expressways.
  • Keep in mind that you must give way to public transport (trams, buses) in Hungary.
  • Before travelling to Hungary, put a first-aid kit, a reflective jacket, a warning triangle, and spare lamps for headlights in the trunk of your car.
  • Use a wireless headset while driving.
  • Be sure to wear your seat belt!
  • Children less than 150 cm tall must be transported in the backseat of a car. For transportation of children under 3 years of age, use special restraints.
  • Parking is allowed on the right side of a two-way street, as well as on both sides of a one-way street. The yellow line at the roadside shows that parking is prohibited here.
  • Give way to the right on the roads.
Italy
Liechtenstein

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
Driving tips for Liechtenstein:
  • In Liechtenstein, they drive on the right side of the road.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Seat belt is a must for everyone.
  • A warning road triangle is a must.
  • The minimum driving age is 18. The minimum rental age is 21.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 30 km/h in residential districts, 50 km/h in populated places, 80 km/h outside the populated places and 120 km/h on highways.
  • You must drive with dipped headlights on in tunnels.
  • You are prohibited to use safety camera warning devices.
  • For children under the age of 12 and, thus, not higher than 1.50 cm, use appropriate child restraint systems.
  • Do not transport children under the age of seven in the front seats.
  • Always give way to pedestrians.
  • The third-party insurance is obligatory.
  • You are prohibited to honk at night.
  • If you wear glasses or lenses, make sure you have another pair in your car.
  • In winter, don’t forget about snow chains.
  • You are prohibited to drive with a windscreen covered with frost.
  • For the vehicles registered not in Liechtenstein, use an appropriate sticker.
  • Do not pick up hitchhikers. This is prohibited.
  • Carry a fire extinguisher and a first-aid kit.
Luxembourg
Poland
Romania
Slovak Republic
Switzerland

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With the DLT you will overcome any language barriers and will be able to easily drive worldwide. It doesn’t matter what foreign country you are going to visit, as you can rent a car all around the world with the International Driver Document (IDD). If you are stopped while driving, show both your International Driving License (IDL) and your domestic driving license. You will also have a translation book and can show it if needed.

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