I don't see where Rick discusses it but an alternate forum says an international drivers license is not required in Iceland. Correct? Thanks, Ken
I suppose you could contact the tourist authorities?
If it is in English, that's sufficient.
Hi Ken, when I plan an international trip, I go to the travel.state.gov website to learn what I need to know. It says here that you can use a US drivers license for up to 90 days: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Iceland.html.
From the official Icelandic https://www.government.is/ministries/ministry-for-foreign-affairs/faq/ website:
The driving licence will need to be held for at least one year and be from the holder's country of residence. If the licence is of non-roman alphabet (e.g. Japanese), then an International driving licence will be required.
Never had a problem with this unless your passport and driver’s license are due to expire within six months of arrival.
We usually double check with the rental car company for any potential problems. If you don’t meet their terms you will know at time of booking.
That said, for your wallet sake, don’t speed, drive buzzed, nor park illegally in Iceland! Make sure you know parking arrangements for the place you book to stay.
Highly recommend reading formerly posted threads regarding driving in & renting cars in Iceland! There are a lot of posts here in the Iceland Forum on this topic. Rental car websites have a lot of info too.
Have a fun trip!
I'm from New York and needed only my state drivers license, not an international drivers license, to rent a car in Iceland.