Countries > Guadeloupe

Guadeloupe - Apply for International Driving Permit (IDP)

From Wikiprocedure
Jump to: navigation, search



Following is a procedure on how you can apply for an International Driving Permit (IDP) in Guadeloupe.


Holders of a national driving license and normally resident in France may apply for the issuance of an international driving permit.

Ads by Google


Please provide instructions on obtaining the certificate/documents.
e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.

Required Information

A list which displays the kind of information which is required to complete the procedure.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.


  1. Application to obtain an IDP must be submitted in the prefecture where you are currently residing.
  2. Submit a completed form along with all other required documents.

Ads by Google

Required Documents

  • Completed application form
  • Photocopy of the driver's license, both sides
  • Photocopy of ID, both sides
  • Photocopy of proof of address, not older than 3 months;
  • 2 recent passport photographs, identical regulatory standards (Note 1);
  • For applications by mail: An envelope with "prêt à recommander" written on it


  1. Photograph, ICAO Type / passport / ISO-IEC 19794-5 (size 35mm X 45mm, head into the center of the photo, ears must be visible, not photocopied nor scanned.


Explain the fees structure which is required for obtaining the certificate/document.


The international driving permit allows the holder to drive the same type of vehicles he/she is permitted to drive under the national license.

The IDP is valid for 3 years and may only be used outside Guadeloupe, provided it is accompanied by the national license.

Documents to Use

International Driving Permit (IDP) - Application Form

Sample Documents

Please attach sample completed documents that would help other people.

Processing Time

Please explain processing time taken in obtaining the document/certificate.

Office Locations & Contacts

Préfecture de la Guadeloupe

Physical address:
Rue Lardenoy
97100 Basse Terre

Phone: +33 5 90 99 39 00
Fax: +33 5 90 81 58 32

Office Hours:
Monday from 8:00 to 15:00
Tuesday from 8:00 to 15:00
Wednesday from 8:00 to 12:00
Thursday from 8:00 to 15:00
Friday from 8:00 to 12:00

Pointe-à-Pitre sub-prefecture

Physical address:
Place de la Victoire
97110 Pointe-à-pitre

Phone: +33 5 90 82 68 68
Fax: +33 5 90 82 52 16

Office Hours:
Monday 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday from 8:00 to 11:30 am
Thursday from 8:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Friday from 8:00 to 11:30 am


Ads by Google


Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url "" Video ID is "Y0US7oR_t3M". 

Information which might help

Enter other informations which might help

Other uses of the Document/Certificate

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links


More information which might help people.
Personal tools