Overseas Safe Driving Tips


With Singapore lifting travel and border restrictions in 2022, many people are now making their plans to travel abroad. In light of the recent surge in popularity for travel, here is a list of some essential information and articles you can read in regards to planning your driving trip and safe driving tips for travellers who are planning to drive overseas.

International Driving Permit (IDP)

If you are planning to drive overseas, you will need to ensure that you have the following documents with you.

  1. A valid driving licence,
  2. An International Driving Permit (IDP)
  3. Passport
  4. Insurance documents.

Automobile Association of Singapore is the authorised organisation to issue International Driving Permit in Singapore.

Having an International Driving Permit (IDP) can minimise inconvenience for drivers in countries where English is not commonly spoken. Containing driving terms in various languages, the International Driving Permit (IDP) eases communication with car rental companies and the authorities. Your IDP would also come in handy when caught in situations such as traffic violations, accidents or in cases where your Singapore driving licence may be disputed.

For more information on International Driving Permit (IDP), you may visit

Steps to Be Safe on Driving Holidays

Have a safe and enjoyable trip with your loved ones by ensuring that you are well prepared and equipped with the right knowledge for your overseas driving journey.

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