FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Which organization approved the International Driving License (IDL)?
United Nations. Partial information can be found here. Complete information can be requested at the library in Geneva.
How long does it take to get an IDL through the site?
The whole process from processing your application until you receive your certificates to the address takes 4 to 22 days (see "Prices").
Can a person drive vehicles with expired original driver's license with an IDL?
NO! You must have a valid original driver's license in addition to IDLs, because your original valid driver's license is for confirmation of what you have already passed the rules of the road and have their driving skills, and the IDL is a legal transfer of information from your original rules, which helps you to rent and operate vehicles in many countries around the world.
Can the IDL to replace the existing original driving license?
NO! Since the IDL is only a legal interpretation of your original driver's license and is in addition to your original driving license for bringing the police in countries where not permitted to use foreign permit.
Do I need to show a passport to get an IDL?
NO! IDLs are issued on the basis of your original valid driver's license.
At what age can I obtain an IDL?
With 18 years of age.
Do I need to take a test or to obtain an IDL?
NO. Your original driver's license, obtained at your place of residence is the basic document on the basis of which are issued by the IDL.
It is true that getting an IDL helps to remove penalty points, fines, etc.?
No, because the IDL is not a substitute for the NDL.
I got the law in Ukraine 10 years ago. Can I be prblemy on the territory of Russia? If not, then what laws I can invoked in the case of claims for me?
Based on the ruling government of the Russian Federation № 1396 of 1999 driving permit issued in Ukraine, valid on the territory of Russia only to stay in the territory. That is, citizens with driver's license in Ukraine must be registered in a particular city, and for the duration of his registration and driver's license will be valid.
If the registration period has expired or you are not registered, you need to get Russia to use international law or with the Ukrainian.