How do I get an international driver’s license in Ghana?

How much does international driving license cost in Ghana?

Get an International Driver’s Permit for $49.

Can you drive in Ghana with us Licence?

Driving licence in Ghana

Expats are allowed to use their international drivers licences that are valid for one year. However, it is recommended to apply for a Ghanaian drivers licence after arrival if you plan on driving and staying for longer than a year.

Can I apply for an IDP online?

They cannot be obtained online, only at selected Post Offices. Personal applications for IDPs can be made at selected Post Office branch offices. You must apply in person (this means that third party applications will not be accepted) and complete the application form available from the Post Office.

How do I change my driving Licence to international?

The following documents are to be submitted to RTO to get International Driving Licence.

  1. Valid driving Licence & its copies.
  2. Recent passport size photographs – 3 Nos.
  3. Valid proof such as Passport & its copies.
  4. Proof of Visa and its copies.
  5. Copy of Air ticket for verification.
  6. Receipt for payment of fees.
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Can I drive in Ghana with UK Licence?

Road travel

You can drive in Ghana using an International Driving Permit or a local driving licence. A UK driving licence is not valid. If you’re applying for a local driving licence from the Ghana DVLA, you must get your UK driving licence authenticated by the UK DVLA.

What countries accept the international driver’s license?

International Driving Permits are Required* in the following countries for US Licensed Drivers: Austria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, and Spain.

Is driving in Ghana safe?

Driving in Ghana

Roads throughout Africa aren’t in the best condition generally, but Ghana’s roads tend to be better. Main roads are generally paved and well maintained, with significant improvements being made between the capital, Accra, and Kumasi.

How long does it take to get a driving license in Ghana?

The processing period is two weeks.

How much does it cost to renew driver’s license in Ghana?

Other Fees

Particular identification mark GH¢10,000,000
Renewal of License 1 (2 years) GH¢45.00
Renewal of License 2 (4 years) GH¢150.00
Renewal of Learner License GH¢15.00
Renewal (2 years) and Upgrading GH¢327.00

What is the difference between international driver’s license and permit?

International driver’s licenses do not exist.

In the United States, IDPs are only issued by two organizations (AAA and AATA). An IDP is a permit, not an ID card or a driver’s license, and it won’t even be recognized if you don’t also hold a valid driver’s license.

How long is an IDP valid for?

How long does an IDP last? IDPs are valid for 1 to 3 years depending on the type of IDP required for your destination country. A 1968 IDP is valid for 3 years or until the expiry of your driving licence, whichever is sooner.

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How long does it take to get an IDP?

Getting an IDP over a Post Office counter takes around five minutes on a turn-up-and-go basis.

How do I apply for an international driver’s license?

How to apply for an IDL online?

  1. Step 1: Visit
  2. Step 2: Fill in your full name, email address and mobile number.
  3. Step 3: Fill in your date and place of birth, nationality, UAE and home country address.
  4. Step 4: Enter your Emirates ID and UAE driver’s licence details.


How do I get an IDP?

The IDP must be issued in the same country as the driver’s license. In the case of a driver’s license being issued in the United States, the IDP must also be issued in the United States. Contact your nearest AAA office to obtain an IDP.

What is an international driving Licence?

An International Driving Permit is a translation of your national driving license. The IDP allows motorists to drive vehicles in foreign countries. You must always have your IDP along with your national license at all times.

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