How to Obtain a International Driver License (IDL) In Jamaica

Obtain a International Driver License (IDL) In Jamaica By Online

  1. You must have a valid Jamaican Driver’s License to apply for an International Driver’s License. You can view the contact information for Jamaica’s Tax Office via this link
  2. You can either obtain the IDL application form in advance from Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ), Link (Application For International Driving Permit), or you can download it directly through this link: Links
  3. Completion of the application form correctly. Take a recent passport-size photo and attach it to this form
  4. For verification, visit the Tax office. Bring your Jamaican Driver’s License and a passport-sized photo with you.
  5. After validating your application, an official will verify it and send it off for processing.
  6. You will then be issued an IDL that is valid for one-year or until your Drivers License expires.
Please note there is no additional cost to get an International Driver’s Licence.

Required Documents For International Driver License 

  • Please complete the application form
  • One passport-size photograph
  • Jamaican driver’s license

Find Office Locations and Contacts

Tax Administration Jamaica, (TAJ),Customer Service Centre
Toll-Free: 1-888-TAX-HELP (local)
Toll-Free: 1-888-829-4357
Telephone: (876) 902-9463
FAX: (876) 902-9494
Website: Link
Contact information for TAJ offices: Link


  • Jamaican Driver’s License holders are eligible


  • The application is free


  • The IDL is valid one year

Documents for Use

  • Formulary for International Driving Permit Application: Link

Processing Time

  • The application will be processed in one day

Requirements Information

  • Full names
  • Date and place of birth
  • Permanent residency in Jamaica
  • Driver license details

You will need the document

  • International Driver’s License allows drivers to drive cars in foreign countries with the International Driver’s License
  • An International Driver’s Permit is required for a Jamaican driver’s licence holder who wants to drive a motor vehicle in another country.
  • A valid IDL endorsement is required to allow foreigners to drive motor vehicles on Jamaican roads.
  • The IDL demonstrates compliance with Jamaica’s driving laws.

External Links

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ): Link



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