Cameroon - Apply for International Driver License (IDL)
An International Driving License (IDL) is a document recognized in many countries which allows the holder to drive a private motor vehicle while travelling abroad. To be valid the IDL must be accompanied by a valid license from the home country. The document is a multiple language translation of the holder's national driver's license, complete with photograph and other personal details.
Here is a procedure on how you can apply for an International Driving License in Cameroon.
Provide eligibility criteria's for going through this procedure.
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Please provide instructions on obtaining the certificate/documents. e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.
A list which displays the kind of information which is required to complete the procedure. e.g. 1. Date of Birth. 2. City or County of Birth.
- Go to the licensing office and complete an application.
- Submit the completed form along with the certified copies of your documents.
- Present your valid national driving license.
- Pay the application fee.
- The IDL will be issued after two weeks.
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- Your national driver's license: category B, C or D
- Certified photocopy of the passport
- Certified photocopy of the visa or residence permit
- Certified photocopy of the national identity card
- Certified photocopy of the driving license
Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid. e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever
Please attach documents that can be used by people. e.g. links
Please attach sample completed documents that would help other people.
The International Driving License (IDL) will be issued two weeks after you have submitted all the required documents and have paid the fee.
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Remember that you must bring along your driving license issued in Cameroon during your trip abroad. The international driving license is only a translation of your local driving license, you must be able to present both at all times.
Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate. e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.
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