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Driver’s License
April 4, 2022

Bearers of Cypriot drivers licenses may drive in the U.S. for a short period of time on their valid Cypriot driver’s licenses and an international driver’s license. (Exact length depends on the individual state.) When renting a car, some rental agencies may insist on seeing an international driver’s license.  It is advisable to carry both your valid Cypriot driver’s license and an international driver’s license.

Americans can drive in Cyprus:

  1. For 6 months with a regular American drivers license;
  2. An International Drivers License as long as it is valid;

Local insurance is compulsory.

For further information, call the Cypriot Driver’s License Bureau at:
Tel: (357)-22-80 71 20 or 22-80 71 55
Fax: (357)-22-35 40 30

For helpful information on U.S. citizens driving abroad please refer to the following website: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/before-you-go/driving-and-road-safety.html

E-mail us at: ACSNicosia@state.gov


Renewing Driver’s Licenses:

Please contact the DMV in the State that issued your driver’s license.  The U.S. Consulate cannot assist with renewing driver’s licenses issued in the United States.