Apply for an international driving permit

Find out how to apply online for an international driving permit that is recognised in more than 150 countries.

International driving permits are only available through the RAC. To apply, you need:

  • a valid Australian driver’s licence
  • a passport sized photo.

Photos must not be older than 12 months and cannot be reused from previous permits. 

You should also check on local road rules, etiquette and laws in the country you are planning to visit.

Permits are $42 and can be purchased:

Page reviewed 23 September 2020