International Driving Permit
for driving and car renting in Qatar
With registration in the United Austrian IDP Database
International Driving Permit (IDP) from International Drivers Association - is an additional document to the National Driving License (NDL) in the form of A6 booklet with the translation to 11 international languages that confirms the right to operate motorized vehicles outside of own country.
For your information: International Drivers Association does not have an official status without registration in the United Austrian IDP Database www.ida.or.at
IDP fully complies with international Conventions "On Road Traffic" which allows to use it worldwide in more than 170 countries.
The validity of IDP according to the legislation, is the highest possible - 3 years but not longer than the validity of NDL.
In UAE our documents were confirmed with RTA Dubai (Roads and Transport Authority) and Dubai Police. Our documents are accepted by transport authorities in all popular touristic destinations, including Austria, UAE, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Italy, Switzerland, South Korea, USA, France, Germany and etc.
PDF version of IDP
Electronic PDF-document is not a replacement for the original IDP. According to the Dubai Police information, drivers in Dubai are obliged to have a hard copy of original documents with them while driving vehicles in Dubai.
Driver's ID card (ID card is available only in select countries) - is an official document from International Drivers Association, which completes the IDP with important information:
- driving experience - in various car rentals affects the size of the deposit sum and
can be useful for getting better car insurance rate;
- registration address - helps to speed up the process of issuing a police report;
- QR code - scanning it automatically redirects you to the United Austrian Database to check the status of your IDP, with the possibility of downloading an electronic version of your document;
Driver's ID card can be presented at the place of demand to confirm your identity.
This card is issued only to members of the International Drivers Association and gives to its owner benefits to use within the partner network.
National Driving License - is an official document that is issued by government bodies which confirms the right of its owner to operate motorized vehicles.