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Apply to Register Your International Driving Permit (IDP)
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Apply to Register Your International Driving Permit (IDP)
IDPs are granted on the basis of equality and reciprocity.
Required Documents
  1. One of the following documents:
    • National: your original ID card and passport.
    • Foreigner: your original Alien Resident Card (ARC) or passport.
  2. Original foreign driver’s license.
  3. Original international driving permit (applications shall not be accepted when IDP is overdue).
  4. One ID photo with front view of face without hat (size 3cm x 2.5xm) and taken within the recent 2 years.
  5. Application fee:NT$150.
Notices
  1. Those who will be staying in Taiwan for 30 days or fewer can drive in Taiwan without registering an international driving permit.
  2. Individuals who are going to stay in Taiwan for more than 30 days should apply to register an international driving permit with the Motor Vehicle Offices.
  3. The valid period of the registration of an international driving permit starts from the application date. The longest period shall be 1 year, subject to the valid date on the holder’s resident certificate, entry visa, and international driving license.
  4. The registration of an international driving permit can only be used for those who staying in Taiwan between one and six months. Individuals residing here for a long-term period (over 6 months) shall obtain a driver’s license in Taiwan. This is a standard international practice.