Apply for an International Driver License for Russian Federation


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

List of countries.

You may compare different driving licenses against each other for visual clarity:

Compare licenses in  English 
with licenses in
English speaking countries.
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
Russian speaking countries.
Belarus
Czech Republic
Kazakhstan

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
  • International Driving License is required.
Driving tips for Kazakhstan:
  • Driving in Kazakhstan is on the right side of the road.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • The maximum allowed speed limits are as follows: 20-60 km/h on urban roads, 90 km/h on rural roads and 110 km/h on highways.
  • The minimum driving age is 18. If you want to hire a car, you should be at least 23.
  • Hands-free is a must.
  • Muslim Kazakhstan does not allow drivers to drink at all. Thus, the maximum allowed drink drive limit is 0 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • Try not to bribe, however, that’s always hard since Kazakhstan is a corrupt place. Instead, ask the traffic police enforcer to give you a ticket to pay a fine.
  • There are no rules concerning child safety on the road. Thus, keep this in mind and provide safety for your children.
  • You are prohibited to use non-typical lights and horns.
  • You are prohibited to throw garbage out of the window of your car.
  • Give way to pedestrians everywhere not only at zebra crossings.
Kyrgyzstan

  • International Driving License is recognized.
Driving tips for Kyrgyzstan:
  • Kyrgyzstan drives on the right side of the road.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 0 mg per 100 ml of blood. Thus, you are prohibited to drink and drive.
  • Always give way to pedestrians irrespective of whether they are at zebra crossings or not.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit in populated areas is 20 km/h, in built-up areas — 60 km/h. Drivers who have less than 2 years driving experience must drive at a speed of 70 km/h.
  • You must carry a first-aid kit, a fire extinguisher, a warning road triangle as well as 2 wheel blocks.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • Beware of speed bumps at schools in Bishkek.
  • Poorly lit roads can be dangerous. Thus, avoid driving at night.
  • Make sure your International car plate is clean and readable.
Moldova
Poland
Russian Federation

  • International Driving License is recognized.
  • International Driving License is required.
Driving tips for Russia:
  • Driving in Russia is on the right side of the road.
  • The minimum driving age in Russia is 18. If you want to rent a car in Russia, you must be at least 25 years of age.
  • The maximum allowed speed limit is 20-60 km/h on urban roads, 90-110 km/h on rural roads and 110 km/h on highways.
  • Hands-free is a must in Russia.
  • The maximum allowed alcohol limit is 0 mg per 100 ml of blood which means that you will be severely punished if found drunk behind the wheel.
  • Safety camera warning devices are prohibited.
  • You are not allowed to transport a child who is under 12 in the front seat if you have no appropriate restraint system.
  • In most cases, the third-party insurance is okay.
  • You are prohibited to pick up hitchhikers.
  • Drive with dipped headlights on all day long.
  • Make sure your registration number is clean and readable.
  • Winter tyre is a must as well as snow chains.
  • Make sure you have the following items in your car: a warning road triangle, a first-aid kit and a fire extinguisher.
  • There are many mobile speed cameras and only a few fixed cameras in Russia.
  • You are obliged to park and stop your car on the right side of the road.
  • If you are far from urban areas and you need to spend a night in your car, you’d better sleep in security parking areas or near gas stations.
  • When travelling to Russia, you must have your driving licence, insurance document, and passport (or a copy of it). The International Driving Permit is mandatory.
  • Tinted windows are prohibited.
Tajikistan

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
Driving tips for Tajikistan:
  • Tajikistan drives on the right side of the road.
  • Right-hand drive vehicles are prohibited.
  • The third-party liability insurance is a must.
  • The maximum permitted alcohol limit is 0 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • If you are not an owner of the car you are driving, your name should be specified in the relevant power of attorney document.
  • Keep in mind that mountain passes are closed in winter.
  • Be extremely cautious when driving in spring and early summer during heavy rains. Thus, mudslides can easily block the road.
  • The maximum allowed urban speed limit is 60 km/h. The maximum allowed rural speed limit is 90 km/h. The maximum allowed speed on highways is 110 km/h.
  • Seat belt is a must for the passengers in front and rear seats.
  • To transport a child, you must use appropriate child restraints.
Transnistria
Turkmenistan

  • Not party to 1949 convention; International Driving License is honored.
Driving tips for Turkmenistan:
  • Driving in Turkmenistan is on the right side of the road.
  • Seat belt is a must.
  • Hands-free kit is a must.
  • The minimum age to drive is 17.
  • The maximum allowed drink drive limit is 50 mg per 100 ml of blood.
  • The third-party liability insurance is obligatory.
  • You are prohibited to eat and smoke when behind the wheel.
  • The maximum permitted speed limit is 60 km/h on urban roads, 90 km/h on rural roads and 110 km/h on highways.
  • Avoid night driving.
  • We recommend you to pay the fine within 12 hours. Otherwise, the fine amount will double.
  • If you want to drive in the desert, you’d better rent a four-wheel drive car.
  • Keep in mind that there are lots of checkpoints in Turkmenistan.
Uzbekistan

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

  • 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.

Get English to Russian driving license translation now!

Subscribe and get full instructions about the obtaining and using of International Driving License, as well as advice for drivers abroad