Apply for an International Driver License for Icelandic-speaking countries.


Apply for driving license translation from English to Icelandic now, and forget about the problems with renting and driving a car in Icelandic-speaking countries.

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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Icelandic-speaking countries
Iceland

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • International Driving License recommended.
Iceland documents Travel SIM card 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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We provide you with driver license translation (DLT) services from English to 70 languages including Icelandic:

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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.

You need to fill out a simple application form and apply online if you want to get the International Driving Permit (IDP). We need only to obtain some personal information: your domestic driving license ID, your personal info, your address and a photo of you.

We have a nice price, so traveling in comfort without problems with renting or taking a car will not cost you a fortune.

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