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International Drivers License

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International Drivers License

Hi everyone,

I have a canadian license and I'm renting a car in amalfi for few days. I have heard mixed messages that I should be getting my international license.

Can someone please confirm if it is required to have your international license?

New York City, New...
Destination Expert
for Rome, Amalfi
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1. Re: International Drivers License

It's not an International Driver's LICENSE - It's an International Driver's Permit. Legally required in Italy.

Sydney, Australia
Destination Expert
for Train Travel
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2. Re: International Drivers License

If we really want to get pedantic, it is an International Driving Permit. You get it from the Canadian equivalent of the AAA.

Here & There
Destination Expert
for Sicily, Taormina
posts: 71,290
3. Re: International Drivers License

Yes, the IDP is mandatory in Italy unless your national driving licence was issued by an EU-member state.

From the ACI (Automobile Club Italia):

Compulsory documents and safety equipment:

aci.it/fileadmin/…Compulsory.pdf

From the CAA (Canadian Automobile Association):

http://www.caa.ca/travel-documents/

http://www.caa.ca/travel-documents/idp/

Vagabonda

toronto
posts: 486
reviews: 1
4. Re: International Drivers License

Thank you all!

I was referring to IDP..sorry for confusing everyone.

Here & There
Destination Expert
for Sicily, Taormina
posts: 71,290
5. Re: International Drivers License

Prego e buon viaggio tina333!

Vagabonda

6. Re: International Drivers License

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