International Driver's License in Cyprus

International Driver's License in Cyprus

Apply Now For Your International Driver's License In Cyprus

An international driving license (IDL) holder will be permitted to drive in any country (regardless of the home country you belong to) without any hassles, since having an international driver’s license implies that you’re qualified to judge the driving directions, signs and other road manners required to drive in another country. If you have international driving license, so if you are in a country for temporary visit (either on a leisure trip or business trip) you wouldn't have to go through the painful process of getting a temporary license with many condition, your home license is valid due to that small but crucial piece of identity.

Learn about the benefits of International Driver’s License:

Applying for an international driver’s license isn’t a task as it may seem, it is a simple process and also has a number of benefits:

  1. Having an IDL means you are certified legally to drive your motor vehicle on International roads.
  2. This crucial piece of document is a confirmation stating that you hold a driving license in your country.
  3. You can use it as an identity proof.
  4. You do not require any identity proof to procure this document.
  5. An IDL is accepted in over 150 countries.
  6. Some countries do not allow you to rent a car unless you have a valid IDL.
  7. Lastly, you’ll have to provide your IDL to insurance companies for them to provide coverage to drivers who drive motor vehicle abroad.

Cyprus strongly recommends an International Driver’s License. Visitors in Cyprus can drive using a valid International Driving License.

Steps to Apply for an International Driver’s License in Cyprus:

As difficult as it may appear on the surface, acquiring an IDL basically is a simple procedure and should not take you more than 4-5 business days. Following are the steps for it:

  1. Find a credible website that offers IDL.
  2. Provide necessary details like address, driver's license number and details of the country you are traveling.
  3. Upload all the necessary documents along with the form.
  4. Pay the fee for IDL.
  5. Wait for your application to process. At IDL Worldwide, requests are processed within 24 hours. (Your IDL will contain 2 documents - IDL Booklet and IDL Card.  IDL Booklet translated into languages- English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Russian, French, Arabic and Chinese, and IDL Card provides driver's identity information.).

Here are some of the basic conditions that need to be met to get an IDL in Cyprus:

  1. The candidate should be above 18 years of age.
  2. The candidate should have a valid native driving license.
  3. The candidate should be a citizen of Cyprus.

Online Application Process:

To get the IDL (International Driving License) the procedure can be worked out online.

Online: Visit the website, download the forms needed. When you are through with the forms and other formalities, submit it along with the required fees. Other than the application form, you will have to upload the required documents too, including your photo, signature and a copy of your native driver's license. For mail applications, download the application, fill it out completely and sign it.  Include your color photo, copy of your native driver's license and your payment.

The renewal procedure for International Driving License in Cyprus:

Generally, an International Driving License is valid for only one year. In case you’re traveling again and need to renew your IDL, here’s what you need to do:

  • Renewing or replacing your IDL document is quick and easy because your information is kept in our database.
  • Existing customers receive a $10.00 off the website price with their renewal. Or, you can also contact our Customer Service representatives to renew using one of these methods:
    • Contact Customer Service via telephone at 732-851-3636.
    • Visit "Contact Us" page on our website. Complete the form and you will receive an email with instructions.

Please contact us as you inch closer to the expiration date of your IDL to receive a discount.

If you are not an existing customer,

  1. Apply online, attach scanned copies of your passport size photograph. Make sure it is recent (not older than 3 months).
  2. Attach the signed photocopy of your driver’s license, both front and back.
  3. Attach all documents submitted earlier.
  4. Pay the required fee.

It must be noted that the International Driver's License doesn’t replace your native driver's license, it works in conjunction with your native driver's license.