International Permits and Licenses

FAQs about International Driving Permits, International Driver Licenses & Driving Privileges for Foreign Licensed Drivers

The RMV has been receiving an increasing number of inquiries from police officers and court officials seeking information as to what an International Driving Permit or International Driver's License is, and what rights, if any, they grant to an operator who seeks to drive on Massachusetts roadways. We also receive questions about the right of foreign licensed drivers to operate motor vehicles in Massachusetts. We hope you find the information in the FAQs below informative.

View the FAQs about International Driving Permits, International Driver Licenses & Driving Privileges for Foreign Licensed Drivers (PDF, 440k)

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