The International Driver's License is a translation of your government issued Native Driver's License into eight languages, (English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Russian, French, Arabic and Chinese) designed to be simple to use and easy to understand for both the English and Non-English speaker. It is a useful advantage for motorists who are traveling overseas that are experiencing difficulties with various language barriers by showing it to the officials to help them better interpret your Native Driver's License.
International driving permits issued by governmental agencies or private organizations designated by a country’s government are the only official translations of a person’s driver’s license.
Known as an “International Driver's License” International Driver's Documents (The IDD or IDL) is a non-governmental ID card translated into English, translates your valid national Driver's License into 8 foreign languages. This is ideal for travelers who are visiting multilingual destinations.
If you currently have government issued Driver's License - you may apply for IDL documents online at: www.idlservice.com/app
Once you fill out an application online, it takes up to 12 hours to process your application and we ship the IDL documents to you the same business day. Incomplete, illegible applications, or insufficient payments, may result in processing delays.
You may visit our website to print the International Driver’s License Application at
Fully complete the printed application. Enclose a color photo preferably with a white or neutral background, a photocopy of the front and back of your government issued Driver’s License, and a copy of your signature. Include the IDL payment along with applicable shipping & handling fees, and mail everything to:
IDL Express Services, LLC
PO BOX 345
Englishtown, NJ 07726
Incomplete or illegible applications, or insufficient payment, may result in processing delays.
While applying for IDL documents online, payment may be made via credit/debit card (i.e. Visa, Mastercard, Discovery or American Express).
If you do not have a credit/debit card, you may complete your payment via Western Union service, Money Gram services or Money Order.
The IDL document provides a translation of your government issued Driver’s License into 8 foreign languages (English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Russian, French, Arabic and Chinese). International Driver's License translates your government issued driver’s license so you can show it to officials in foreign countries to help them interpret your native Driver’s License. Our International Driver’s Document is designed to be simple to use and easy to understand for both the English and Non-English speaker. The International Driver’s License is not a standalone document. The purpose of this IDL is to supplement and not to replace your National Driver’s License.
Yes! Whether you are a resident of the U.S. or currently living in another country, you may apply for an International Driver’s License by printing the application from our website at http://www.idlservice.com/app/online_appl.php
While applying for IDL documents online, you will be prompted to upload your photo, signature and a copy of your government issued Driver’s License.
If submitting your application via mail/post, completely fill-out and sign the application form, with an enclosed color photo with a white or neutral background and a photocopy of the front and back of your government issued Driver’s License.
It is important that you submit your photo promptly. An actual passport type photo is great, but, if you have any clear color, straight forward photo in your files, that will work as well. We can photo-shop vacation pictures, business pictures, even a photo taken from the chest up against a light colored wall with a cell phone or digital camera works as well. If you have a Smart-Phone, take a photo and e-mail it to us!
We can even take you out of a picture with friends as long as heads are not too close. Don't worry about the size or cropping, we'll take care of that for you.
If you are traveling in a foreign country and are stopped by a law enforcement officer, you should present both your government issued Drivers License and your IDL documents. If a violation is issued to you, it will not reflect on your IDL document but it can possibly impact your driving record of your native Driver’s License. The laws in each state and country vary from one to another. It is your responsibility to familiarize yourself and obey all traffic laws. Police authorities have the right to accept or refuse your IDL document. Our agency does not hold any responsibilities if customers are violating traffic laws and/or for the confiscation of their IDL document.
IDL document serves its purpose as long as your government issued Driver’s License is valid and not suspended or revoked. If your current Driver's License will expire or will be suspended after the IDL issue date, your IDL expires automatically along with your government issued Driver's License until you fully renew/restore your Driver’s License.
Active military personal are eligible to apply for an IDL document with expired government issued Driver’s License. IDL Express Services, LLC provides services to military personnel and we do ship parcels to APO addresses via USPS Priority or USPS Express Mailing Service (USPS Express available at selected APO locations only).
Existing customers applying for an IDL renewal receive a $10.00 discount off the original price listed on the website.
You may contact our customer service representatives for renewal using following methods:
If you need to replace your IDL document due to change of address or if your IDL document was lost and or stolen:
There is a $25.00 fee to replace your IDL document plus the cost of shipping.
You may contact our customer service for replacement using following methods:
If your IDL document has been lost or stolen, you may receive your IDL document replacement absolutely free of charge for the duration of your IDL document. IDL insurance protection plan must be obtained at the time of your IDL purchase. Shipping fees are excluded and must be paid at the time of replacement.
Our organization, IDL Express Services LLC, does its best to provide customers with the best satisfaction possible. Should you be dissatisfied with our service, you may obtain a full refund within 7 days of delivery date. Shipping and handling fees are non-refundable. Please contact us immediately if you receive a damaged, defective, or incorrect item. You will need to provide us with your order or Application ID number, full name, address, and date of purchase. All credits will be issued to the credit card account that appears on the original statement.
Please note that IDL Express Services LLC, will not accept returns if IDL document is returned more than 7 days after the delivery date, not in its original condition, damaged, or missing parts.
IDL Express Services LLC, is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement.
IDL Express Services LLC, does not share any aggregated demographic or personal information with anyone or any other third parties.
You may contact our customer service representatives at 1.732.851.5747 to complete your payment over the phone. Once the payment is processed - your IDL document is mailed to you the same business day.
Our representatives are available Monday thru Thursday from 9:00 am till 5:00 pm and on Friday from 9:00 am till 3:30 pm. Our office is closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
Our agents receive a discount of $10.00 off each application and save on shipping cost by combining their application into one order. In our commitment to build strong and long-lasting relationships, we provide agents with special services designed especially for IDL Express Service Agents. Please complete our “Become an Agent” form at http://www.idlservice.com/app/agent/agent_program.php to obtain more information or simply contact one of our Agent’s specialists at 1.732.851.5747.