International Licences - Road Traffic Department

Bahamian drivers in need of a licence for driving abroad can apply for an International Driver’s Licence. This licence is an authorized translation of a Bahamian driver’s licence into many languages.  This licence is valid for one year.


Applicant must be the holder of a valid Bahamian driver’s licence.


The following steps are required when applying for an International Driver’s Licence:

  1. Complete and submit form and other supporting documents to the Road Traffic Department, Drivers Licence Unit.
  2. Upon verification of information, the Clerk will issue a bill to the applicant.
  3. Once payment has been received, the Cashier will issue a receipt of payment for the Clerk to process and issue the licence.

Application Form:

International Driver’s Licence Form

Supporting Documents

  • 2 Passport sized photos
  • Valid Bahamian Driver’s Licence
  • Completed International Driver’s Licence Application Form

Turn-around time:

Within the same day, once all the required documents are submitted.


There is no deadline date for this service.

Related Fee:


Contact Us:

For more information, you may contact the Road Traffic Department at the address below:

Drivers’ Licence Unit:
Thomas A. Robinson Stadium
Eastern Entrance Section 4
P.O. Box N-1615
Nassau, The Bahamas

Agency Contact Info:
Road Traffic Department
Eastern Entrance Section 4
P O Box N-1615
Nassau, The Bahamas


Tel.: (242) 604-5444 or 21

Fax: (242) 322-8910