To be eligible for an International Driving Permit you must be at least 18, have a Canadian home address and a valid driver’s licence. Apply directly to BCAA to get your permit.
Please note: ICBC does not issue International Driving Permits. Contact BCAA directly to apply for yours.
A Canadian International Driving Permit is a translation of your current valid licence and when accompanied by that licence legally allows you to drive for up to one year in other countries. These permits are not valid in all countries, so check with BCAAbefore you travel.
To get your permit you must:
First, visit the BCAA web site and print your International Driving Permit application. Next, visit your nearest BCAA office with the following: