Driving License in Mexico
Â¿Qué necesitas para obtener una licencia de conducir internacional en México?
you can apply for international driver’s license online and we will deliver your international driving permit the same day anywhere in the world
or you can apply with the Mexico dmv
Apply Online at DMV.mx
If you plan on traveling outside of the United States, you will need an international driver’s license (IDL) before entering Mexico. You must apply online through the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).
Print out application form and mail it in.
To obtain an IDL, you’ll need to print out the application form and mail it to the DMV. You’ll also need to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or permanent residency. This includes a passport, birth certificate, naturalization papers, green card, or other official documents proving your status as a citizen or resident.
Wait up to 3 weeks for approval.
Once you’ve mailed off your application, you should receive a response within three weeks. If you haven’t heard anything after three weeks, contact the DMV directly at 1-800-521-5511.
Pay $29 fee.
You’ll need to pay an additional $29 fee to process your application. This includes a passport photo, fingerprinting, and a background check.
Take picture of ID card and passport.
If you plan on traveling outside of the United States, you will need to apply for an international driver’s license (IDL). To do so, you must first obtain a Mexican national identity card (DNI) and then submit it along with your passport and other documents to the nearest U.S. consulate. Once you’ve obtained your DNI, you can apply for an IDL at any DMV office.
How to get your IDP
We’ve streamlined the application process down by creating a platform that guides you so you know exactly what you’ll need to successfully complete your application