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Old May 30th 2016, 1:25 pm
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My daughter and family will be in the UK next week, do they need an international license to drive over there? they have also planned to rent a car in Poland but have only just realised they will need to get an IL to drive over there. Since time is so short, ( we leave Mon June 6) is it possible to get the license from the UK? Or maybe apply for it here then have it sent to the UK?
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An 'International Driving/Drivers Licence' is not legally recognised. Your family members will need an International Driving Permit although it is not required for the UK. If they hold US driver's licences then they will need to obtain their International Driving Permits from either the AAA or NAC.
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An 'International Driving/Drivers Licence' is not legally recognised. Your family members will need an International Driving Permit although it is not required for the UK. If they hold US driver's licences then they will need to obtain their International Driving Permits from either the AAA or NAC.
So can this be obtained while in the UK ?
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So can this be obtained while in the UK ?
Read the AAA link.

ALREADY OVERSEAS?

If you are currently overseas you can mail your completed application to the following office and address:

AAA/IDP
1000 AAA Drive
Heathrow, FL 32746

Attn: Mail Stop #28

Please allow 4-6 weeks for return mail unless additional postage for express mail service is included with the application.
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Thanks BritinParis
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Unless they are staying longer than 12 months they can use their US driving license without the need for a permit.

https://www.gov.uk/driving-nongb-licence
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