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Hungary - International Driver License (IDL)

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  1. You could approach any local county government office to apply for a International Driver License where you can find the contact information under "Office Locations and Contacts" of this page Or you could also apply electronically through the following website
  2. Make sure you have all the necessary documents that are listed under "Required Documents" section of this page and approach the respective office where authorities can guide you in getting an International Driver License.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Appropriate valid personal identity document (ID card, passport, card format driving license)
  • Address card (official certificate on personal identifier and address of domicile)
  • In case of foreign citizen document certifying his/her normal country of residence
  • 2 photos (facial image)
  • Receipt of payment of the administration fee

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

To apply for a driver license related process you have to approach your local county government office in Hungary.

Following are some contact information related to head office which you can contact to get more information : Central Office for Administrative and Electronic Public Services
Personal Customer Service Centre related contact Information : Customer Service Centre
Government Office (Document Office) search : Government Office Search



The application for an international driving license is open only to those, who have a Hungarian driving license already and are applying for its issuance.


Administration fee is 2300 HUF.


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

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Processing Time[edit]

International driving license is immediately issued in the Document Office just after the submission of the application.

Related Videos[edit]

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sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
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In case of travelling abroad it is advisable to contact the competent Hungarian mission abroad regarding the driving license and the international driving license issued based on that.

  • If based on international treaty or reciprocity the Hungarian driving license doesn't entitle to drive in any foreign country, then international driving license is necessary.
  • The international driving license is valid only together with the Hungarian driving license.
  • To identify drivers entitlement driving license is accepted in those countries, where the Hungarian driving license is accepted, according to our national rules. It is appropriate for personal identification inland.

To identify drivers entitlement driving license is accepted in the following countries:

  • In EEC countries.
  • In countries, which joined Vienna Convention on Road Traffic.
  • Pursuant to bilateral treaties in Japan and Korean Republics.
  • International driving license valid for B category can be issued over 18 years of age.
  • Term of the international driving license equals with the medical term of the driving license, but maximum three years from the issue date of the international driving license.
  • International driving license cannot be validated for the national categories ("K", "T", "M", "TR", "V")
  • Following link gives you information about International Driver License acceptance in various countries : International Driver Permit Recognition

Required Information[edit]

A list which displays the kind of information which is required to complete the procedure.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.


Need for the Document[edit]

This procedure provides you information about how to obtain an International Driver License (IDL) in Hungary.

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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