1. United States
Most states in the United States allow you to drive a car with an Indian DL. You can drive here for a period of 1 year, but make sure that the documents should be correct and in English. With DL you need to take the I-94 form, which is the date on which you entered USA.
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Snow-capped mountains or a scenic road trip to the Rocky Mountains, where you go through Canada. It is sure to add unforgettable memories. Make sure you drive on the right side of the road as opposed to drive in India. The Indian DL is valid for 60 days, after which you are required to hold a Canadian driving license to drive a car in the country.
You can drive for 6 months in Germany with your Indian DL. Make sure you follow local traffic rules, as Germans drive on the right side of the road. Unlike Indians who drive to the left. You may have to take a German translated copy of your DL and in the event of local authorities holding one to drive, it would be appropriate for you to get an International Driving Permit.
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As an Indian driving license holder, you can go through the streets of Spain for 6 months after being registered for residency. Also your DL should be in English and with an approved ID proof.
You drive on the left side of the road in Australia, like driving in India. You can drive through the roads of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Australian Capital Territory and Northern Territory for a period of 3 months. Make sure your DL is in English and not in any Indian language.
6. United Kingdom
You can drive on the roads of the United Kingdom (UK), which includes England, Wales and Scotland with your Indian DL for a period of 1 year. Please note that the UK only allows a certain class of vehicles to drivers with Indian DLs and not all.
7. New Zealand
You can drive using your Indian DL in New Zealand for a period of 1 year. However, you must be 21 years of age to drive a car in the country. You need to drive on the left side of the road like India. Make sure your DL is in English or a translated copy authorized by the New Zealand Transport Agency.
Driving through the snow-capped mountains of Switzerland is an experience in itself. You can experience the natural beauty of the country with your Indian driving license. It is valid for a period of 1-year. Also make sure that your DL is in English while driving a rental car in Switzerland.
9. South Africa
There are picturesque mountains and wildlife sanctuaries in South Africa. You can drive a car with your Indian DL and it should be in English with your photograph and signature on it. Some car rental agencies may ask for an international driving license.
10. Hong Kong
You can legally drive a car in Hong Kong for up to 1 year. You can also drive with International DL.
To run a car in Sweden, your DL must be in English, Swedish, German, French or Norwegian. A valid / accepted ID in DL and Indian license validity in Sweden is 1 year.
You need health insurance to enter Finland and your Indian DL is valid between 6 to 12 months depending on the insurance.
You must be 18 years old to drive in Singapore and your Indian driving license will be valid for 12 months. After that you need to get a Singapore driving license. Make sure your DL is in English if you do not need to translate it.
To drive on Malaysian roads, your Indian DL must be in English or Malay. The document must have been confirmed by the issuing authority or the Embassy of India in Malaysia.
Indian citizens can drive a four wheeler or two wheeler in Bhutan with their Indian driving license. Make sure you get a vehicle permit to drive across the country.