Re: driver's license

interesting discussion but to add three points:

I applied and received an international driver's license by mail for $11 good for 1 year, not renewable.

As many have pointed out, the IDL is not really necessary.

I've lived here for two years now, coming in and out to renew my visa and drive all the time (my wife is the owner, she's Argentine).

Saludos, Mike
 

sapphos

Newcomer
This is the information posted on the US Argentina Embassy website:
Driving in Argentina
Tourists can rent a car with their valid state's drivers license. Americans living, studying or working in Argentina can get an Argentine drivers license at the following location:
Dirección de Habilitación de Conductores de Vehículos
Sección Licencias
Av. Roca 5252, Villa Lugano
Buenos Aires
Documents required:
- US passport
- US driver’s license
- Argentine D.N.I.
- Certificate of domicile within the Federal Capital
For hours of operation and more information call 0800-999-2727.
 
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