Easiest way to get International Driving License in Pakistan 2020

If you are wondering about how to get international driving license in Pakistan, here is our complete guide below.

get international driving license in pakistan

Step by step guide to obtain an international driving license

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.

How to get international driving license in Pakistan
Citizen Facilitation Center, Islamabad

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

Documents required to apply for international driving license

  • 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.

Timings of Citizen Facilitation Center

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




Note: The above information is obtained from the Official Website of Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Administration.

Update: The Federal Minister for Communications and Postal Services Murad Saeed has said that the Ministry of Communications and Officials of United Arab Emirates (UAE) will work together to ensure that the driving license issued by Motorway Police can be used in UAE as well.