What is the Full Form of IDP
IDP: International Driving Permit
IDP stands for International Driving Permit. It is also known as International Driving Licence (IDL). IDP is a recognized travel document for travellers visiting other nations and is approved by the United Nations. It is an official translation of the driving licence originally issued to them in their nation. The document certifies that they hold a valid driver's licence and provides translations of the licensing paperwork into various languages so that foreign authorities can check and recognize the driving qualifications of the corresponding individual.
In addition to English, French, Spanish, Chinese, and Russian, the document is also printed in German, Arabic, Italian, Portuguese, and Scandinavian languages.
This makes it possible for officials in those nations to comprehend foreigners' driver's licences. This is crucial because it will demonstrate their driving credentials in the event of any mishap.
An IDP typically lasts for a year from the day when it is issued or until the driving licence expires, whatever comes first.
Advantages of IDP
It has several benefits, some of which are stated below: