Need a Dominican Driver’s License?

Your international driver’s license may last a while, but it might be better for you to eventually get a Dominican license.

Driver’s Permit Info

Those interested in obtaining a driver’s permit must fulfill the following requisites:
  • Possess a Dominican ID (Cedula).

  • Demonstrate moral quality proven by obtaining a Certificate of Good Conduct from the Attorney General.

  • Undergo an eye examination and blood type tests to be carried out in the National Institute of Transit (INTRANT in Spanish) headquarters in Santo Domingo.

  • Display theoretical and practical knowledge of driving and driving laws by taking a written driving test which is given at the INTRANT offices.

  • Provide receipts from the Banco de Reservas to prove that you have paid the taxes and fees necessary to obtain a driver’s license.

Required Documents

To obtain a learner’s permit

  • Possess a Dominican ID (Cedula)

  • Receipts from the Banco de Reservas verifying payment of taxes and services.

  • Eye examination and blood type tests done at the central and regional INTRANT headquarters.

  • Proof of passage of the written, theoretical test given by the INTRANT.

To Obtain Your First Driver’s License
  •  Possess a Dominican ID (Cedula)

  • Receipt of payment made to Banco de Reservas corresponding to the fee for a Driver’s License.

  • A Learner’s Permit issued at least 45 days prior with at least one year left before expiration.

  • Proof of attendance at the Drivers Education class given at the central and regional headquarters of the National Institute of Transit.

  • Certification of proof of having taken the Practical Test given by the INTRANT.

To Renew a Driver’s License
  • Possess a Dominican ID (Cedula)

  • Receipt from the Banco de Reservas verifying payment of taxes and services.

  • Proof of eye exam administered at the central or local INTRANT offices.

  • Expired driver’s license.

Change of Origin (from a foreign to a national driver’s license)
  • Possess a Dominican ID (Cedula).

  • Certification from the Embassy or Consulate of the country of origin stating the validity of the applicant’s driving license, duly confirmed and legalized in the Dominican Foreign Ministry.

  • Proof of eye exam administered at the central INTRANT office.

  • Receipt from the Banco de Reservas verifying payment of taxes and services.

Where can all of these procedures be carried out?

In Santo Domingo:

Central Office of the Transit Office.

COST: US$200.00