Guadeloupe - Apply for International Driving Permit (IDP)
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.
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- Application to obtain an IDP must be submitted in the prefecture where you are currently residing.
- Submit a completed form along with all other required documents.
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- 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
- 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.
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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.
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Préfecture de la Guadeloupe
97100 Basse Terre
Phone: +33 5 90 99 39 00
Fax: +33 5 90 81 58 32
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
Place de la Victoire
Phone: +33 5 90 82 68 68
Fax: +33 5 90 82 52 16
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
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