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International Driving Permit

Your International Driving Permit speaks the language - even if you don't!

Planning to rent a car and venturing out into the world on your own? Plan to obtain an International Driving Permit before you go.

Apply In Store
Find a store near you to get your photos and complete an application.

Standard Processing & Delivery
Arrives within 5-7 business days of receipt of your mailed application
$20 Permit Fee
$6.95 Processing & Delivery Fee

Expedited Processing & Delivery
Arrives within 1-2 business days of receipt of your mailed application
$20 Permit Fee
$29.95 Processing & Delivery Fee

Top 5 Reasons to Have an IDP

1. Your IDP is a form of identification valid in 150 countries worldwide.

2. It translates your identification information into 10 languages.

3. Another country can’t issue an IDP to be used in conjunction with a U.S. driver’s license.

4. Many countries require an IDP to drive legally.

5. Fines for driving without an IDP can be costly.

An IDP gives you peace of mind while you’re out exploring the world, even if you’re not planning to drive!

How to Apply

AAA is one of only two private entities in the U.S. authorized by the U.S. Department of State to issue an IDP.*
You will need to provide:

  • Download and fill out an application, and bring it to your nearest AAA Store.**
  • Two original passport pictures (also available at AAA stores**).
  • A valid U.S. driver's license.
  • Pay $20 USD permit fee and you're ready to go!

If you prefer to obtain your IDP by mail, click below to place an order and start the application process.
Apply by Mail

Already overseas? Contact us for an international delivery quote.

* International Driving Permits may not be issued more than six (6) months in advance of desired effective date.

**Contact the AAA stores directly to verify IDP Services are available.