International driving licence

International driving licence

The international driving licence is issued by the Automobile Club du Luxembourg to any person who satisfies the following two conditions:
  •     Owns a driving license generated by a member state of the European economic area (*)
  •     Resides in Luxembourg

In order to obtain this license, the applicant will need to bring the following documents to ACL:
  •     A valid driving license issued by a member state of the European Union or of the European economic area (*), or a recent copy    compliant to the original
  •     A recent certificate of residence (less than 3 months old) issued by the applicant’s communal administration
  •     A recent passport photo

The length of validity of the international driver’s license depends on that of the national license, but anyway cannot go beyond 3 years. The administrative charges for issuing the international license amount to €14 for ACL members (€20 for non members).


The license is issued straight away.

For further information please visit www.internationaldrivingpermit.org.

For people wanting to drive in Japan, a special license has to be issued (valid for 1 year), which is a country where only the Geneva Convention of 1949 is applied. Drive save to enjoy your stay in Japan

(*) Germany, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Spain, Estonia, France, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Holland, Poland, Portugal, Czech Republic, Romania, United Kingdom, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Sweden.