Apply for an International Driver License for South Korea


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

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
Botswana
Brunei
Burundi
Cameroon
Canada
Cyprus
Dominica
Ethiopia
Fiji
Gambia
Ghana
Grenada
Guyana
Honduras
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
Korean speaking countries.
North Korea

  • International Driving License has no legal status.
Driving tips for North Korea:
  • North Korea drives on the right side of the road.
  • When driving in cities, the speed depends on which lane you are in. There are three speed limits: 40 km/h, 60 km/h and 70 km/h for the first, second and third (if available) lanes respectively.
  • Roads in North Korea are almost empty. Very few people can afford to buy a car. Thus, if you come to North Korea, you will see only military people and state employees behind the wheel. Cyclists and public transport prevail in North Korea.
  • The third lane from the right (if not for turning) is often not used. The second lane is used for overtaking the vehicles in the first lane.
  • In general, road conditions are quite good due to very low traffic. However, in the countryside, there are no surfaced roads. Mountain roads are dirty, dusty and unfortunately unpaved.
  • Traffic lights operate only in Pyongyang. The traffic is managed by traffic guards.
  • Local drivers tend not to look in rear-view mirrors. Thus, if a driver wants to overtake another driver, he starts to horn actively. Otherwise, a driver in front of him won’t see anything.
  • Be careful on zebra crossings. In most cases, North Korean drivers won’t give you the way.
  • Always buckle up.
  • In North Korea, you are not allowed to drive a private car late in the evening and on the weekends.
  • North Korea is a safe country. If you go to North Korea, you will have your own guide and driver. You can choose either to take a taxi or a bus. However, you won’t have a chance to drive a car yourself.
  • You are prohibited to drink and drive in North Korea.
South Korea

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • International Driving License is required.
Driving tips for South Korea:
  • Driving in South Korea is on the right side of the road.
  • Seat belt is a must. Otherwise, you will be fined up to KRW 30,000 which is equal to $30.
  • The maximum permitted speed is 30-80 km/h on urban roads, 60-80 km/h on rural roads and 80-120 km/h on highways.
  • The minimum age to drive in South Korea is 18. If you want to rent a car, you must be at least 21.
  • Hands-free kit is a must.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • In South Korea, you will be fined in case of: overrunning; red lights running; texting and talking behind the wheel; driving in the bus lane.
  • According to the law, children under the age of six, must be transported in an appropriate child seat. Local drivers allow their children to travel with no car seat.
  • You can turn to the left only if you see a corresponding left arrow signal.
  • There are a lot of surveillance cameras in South Korea. Stick to the permitted speed limits.
  • Road signs in South Korea are written in both Korean and English.

We provide you with driver license translation (DLT) services from English to 29 languages including Korean:

  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Chinese
  • Italian
  • German

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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