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Issuance of international driving licence

Tarptautinių vairuotojo pažymėjimų išdavimas

"Regitra" issues two types of international driving licences. These amount to additional documents alongside the national driving licence. The aforementioned documents are necessary for drivers travelling to and driving motor vehicles in foreign countries that are not part of the European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA).

  • Countries that require an international driving licence

    "Regitra" issues two types of international driving licences these are as follows:

     

    1. Valid within countries that are part of the Vienna Convention (see third column: Accession(a), Succession(d), Ratification).

    Driving licences of such type are valid as long as your national driving licence is valid but no longer than 3 years.

     

    2. Valid within countries that are part of the Geneva Convention (see third column: Accession(a), Succession(d), Ratification).

    The validity period of the aforementioned driving licence is 1 year.

     

    If you are travelling to one of the countries that are part of the Vienna or Geneva Convention, you will be required to present an international driving licence that is compliant with the requirements of the applicable Convention. If you are travelling to a country that is part of both the Vienna and Geneva Conventions, we recommend you to order the international driving licence compliant with the requirements applicable to the Vienna Convention.

    "Regitra" staff will help you select the necessary international driving licence according to your needs.

    NOTE. If you would like to, you can order both types of international driving licences.

  • Who can order the driving licence?

    International driving licences may be issued to the following persons:

     

    • Permanent residents of the Republic of Lithuania to whom a valid driving licence for driving within the Republic of Lithuania has been issued.
    • Persons whose permanent residence address is within a country not part of the EU or EEA and to whom a valid driving licence for driving within the Republic of Lithuania has been issued.
    • Persons whose permanent residence address is within the Republic of Lithuania and to whom a valid driving licence has been issued in EU or EEA country (such persons are only allowed to order an international driving licence compliant with the applicable requirements of the Vienna Convention).
  • Order procedure

    You can order the international driving licence at the subdivision of "Regitra".

     

    Upon arrival at the appropriate subdivision of "Regitra", you will be required to present the following:

     

    • documentation substantiating your identity;
    • a valid driving licence for persons whose permanent residence address is within the Republic of Lithuania and to whom a valid driving licence has been issued within a country part of the EU or EEA.

    NOTE. Your registered place of residence shall be verified automatically.

     

    Your driving licence will be ready within 10 business days. Price for both types of international driving licences: 8 EUR.

  • Delivery

    International driving licences may be delivered as follows:

     

    1. Directly to you

    Service cost: 3.40 EUR

     

    2. To a self-service parcel terminal

    Service cost: 2.70 EUR

     

    3. Collected at the subdivision of "Regitra"

  • Examples of international driving licences
    International driving licence compliant with the requirements applicable to the Vienna Convention International driving licence compliant with the requirements applicable to the Geneva Convention
  • FAQ
    Differences of the international driving licence types
      Vienna Convention Geneva Convention
    What countries accept international driver's licence? Countries that are part of the Vienna Convention. For example: Israel, Cuba. Countries that are part of the Geneva Convention. For example: Japan, Thailand.
    Can I order an international driving licence following the end of the validity period of the national driving licence? No. No.
    Can I order an international driving licence if the national driving licence is about to expire? Yes. Yes.
    How long does an international drivers licence last? Up to 3 years (deadline depends on the period of validity of the national driving licence). 1 year (regardless of the period of validity of the national driving licence).

    Will the international driving licence remain valid following the end of the validity period of the national driving licence?

    No. Yes, but no longer than for a period of 1 year.
    Do I need to have my international driving licence while driving a motor vehicle? Yes. Yes.
    Do I need to take my national driving licence alongside my international driving licence? Yes. Yes.
    How long does it take to make an international driving licence? 10 working days. 10 working days.
    How much does an international driving licence cost? 8 Eur. 8 Eur.
    Can a novice driver order an international driving licence? Yes. Yes.