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International Driving Licence

The International Driving Licence is valid for one year only

An international driving licence is valid for one year and is only valid together with a Danish driving licence. International driving licences are issued centrally in Denmark and the processing time is 3-4 weeks.  

Here you can read about applying for an international driving licence from Denmark: Ansøg om internationalt kørekort (

If you wish to apply for an international driving licence through a Danish Mission, you have to submit the following: 

1.    A valid Danish Driving Licence 

2.    Your passport (or other valid ID)

3.    One passport photo (35 x 45mm) – requirements can be found here

4.    Application form P22 duly completed and signed

5.    The fee is R1180 (EFT or credit card only)

Further information about International driving licence can be found on


Where to apply

  • In person at the Embassy in Pretoria or at a local Danish Consulate.
  • If you are applying at the Embassy you must book an appointment. Please email us on [email protected]