Here is list of foreign countries that allow Indian DL for driving
When we travel abroad, we usually use public transport to commute. But what if you could drive through the spectacular views of a foreign land with your Indian driver’s licence? And no, it doesn’t involve any complicated legal hassle or documentation. Here is the list of Foreign Countries that let you drive with an Indian DL.
Here are 5 countries that let you drive with an Indian DL:
1. United States of America
Almost all states in USA let you drive with an Indian driver’s licence for a period of one year, given that it’s valid and in English.
After one year, you need to get a US driver’s licence. One more document that you need to carry is the a copy of the I-94 form, which shows the date on which you entered the US.
Your Indian driver’s licence is enough when you’re driving in Germany for upto 6 months. Although Germany doesn’t make it mandatory for visitors to acquire an international driving permit, it’s advised that you have it with you just in case.
3. South Africa
South Africa accepts any valid driver’s licence, provided it is in English and has the photograph and signature of the holder.
But if you are hiring from a vehicle hire company, they may ask you for an international driver’s licence.
4. Great Britain
You can drive on the roads of Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) with your Indian passport for one year. However, there are certain rules according to which you’re only allowed to drive small motor vehicles and motorcycles.
You can drive across the roads of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and the Australian Capital Territory using your valid Indian license. But only the vehicles that your Indian licence allows you to drive.
Also, northern Australia allows one to drive with an Indian driver’s licence only for 3 months.