How to Get an International Driving Permit (IDP) Online
As long as your international driving permit from home country is valid and that all of its name, digits, and symbols are easily legible in English, you are eligible to legally drive in the US for up to three months before needing an IDP – this process differs for short-term visitors than residents, so follow appropriate steps depending on which category applies.
Driving is a vital form of transportation in modern society. It allows people to meet their basic needs, like going to work and providing for their families. Unfortunately, immigrants face barriers in obtaining driver’s licenses which not only discriminate against them but may have devastating repercussions for both themselves and communities.
To qualify for a license, two ID proofs containing your name, date of birth, and picture must be presented. Next you will be required to pass both a knowledge test and driving test; both consist of 10 questions with 8 being correct answers in written format while driving requires parking your car in a center-block parking lot while maneuvering around cones 1.5 meters ahead and behind of it.
If you possess a valid state driver’s license, an Individual Development Plan can be applied for both online and at DMV offices. However, in order to do this, a valid social security number (SSN) will also be needed.