How to get International Driving Permit/International Driving License in Pakistan

Citizen Facilitation Center, Islamabad

If a Pakistani Citizen desires to drive a vehicle across the World having no unwanted inconvenience, he/she need to acquire International Driving Permit (IDP) or as also called International Driving License (IDL).

There are a total of 132 Countries around the globe including Pakistan which recognize IDP/IDL.

However for a person to avail the International Driving Permit, he/she must possess a valid driving license issued by the concerned authorities of his/her residential Country.

In Islamabad, if a Citizen requires the International Driving Permit/International Driving License, he/she needs to have certain prerequisite documents which include;

  • Copy of a valid driving license issued by Islamabad Traffic Police
  • Copy of valid passport along with valid visa
  • Copy of applicant’s CNIC
  • Residential proof in Islamabad
  • Driving stamp of Rs 30 by Post Office

It is worth noting that an applicant must appear himself/herself for submitting the required documents for obtaining or renewing the IDP/IDL.

Having all the required documents, an applicant will have to visit the Citizen Facilitation Center located in G-11/4 Sector Islamabad and submit them along with the processing fee (Rs 350 for normal procession which takes seven days and Rs 1,050 for urgent) by himself/herself.

The Citizen Facilitation Center remain open for five day a week from Monday to Friday. However, its timings vary as from Monday to Thursday, the documents can be submitted from 09:00 am to 01:00 pm while the delivery process continues from 09:00 am to 03:00 pm.

But on Friday, the submission and delivery process is carried out from 09:00 am to 12:00 pm.

It is also worth noting that if an applicant has a driving license from territory other than Islamabad, he/she needs to submit the additional documents for obtaining IDP/IDL which include;

  • His/her computerized driving license
  • No-objection certificate (NOC) from relevant district administration
  • Residential proof in Islamabad
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Note: The above information is obtained from the Official Website of Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Administration.