You can obtain an international driving permit in Uganda online or offline by contacting authorized agencies. Having a Ugandan issued driving permit is mandatory and a pre-required in addition to paying the IDP fees which may vary depending on who you are dealing with.
An international driving permit allows one to drive across the boarders of mother country. This kind of drivers license is issued by those IDP agencies and requires one to have a native (local) permit in order to qualify.
IDP processors in Uganda
- The Automobile association of Uganda – http://aau.co.ug/
- ITA IDP – https://www.e-ita.org/
- AAA IDP – https://www.aaa.com/
Different international driving processors have different requirements and payment fees which the applicant must fulfill in order to get the IDP. Please refer to each providers site for additional faqs.
How long can one obtain the IDP?
The time it takes for you to obtain your international driving permit in Uganda varies depending on different factors. Yes, one provider may have a shorter waiting time while the other may have a long waiting time.
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From online, it may take between a few working days to a few weeks since it involves shipping. And depending on the shipping method one decides to use, the time can be short or long.
In Uganda, you can inquire from the Automobile association if you are planning to get the IDP offline.
But note that without having a native drivers license which you can get by processing it at Face Technologies, URA and etc, it becomes impossible to get an IDP since that is mandatory.
You can always refer to the service provider you are going to use for a more detailed information on what you need, the amount you are supposed to pay and the long it takes.
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