Driver's License Requirements for Renting a Vehicle with Avis
Renting a vehicle requires adherence to specific driver’s license requirements to ensure compliance with legal standards. Below is a structured overview of these requirements when renting an Avis vehicle, categorized by license origin.
General Driver’s License Requirements
- Original, valid, and unendorsed license.
- Minimum validity of 1 year at the time of rental.
- Additional photo ID required if the license lacks a photo.
South African Driver’s Licenses
- Must be original, valid, and unendorsed.
- In the event the license does not include a photo, a valid form of photo identification is required to confirm the renter’s identity.
International Driver’s Licenses
- Original, valid license from the renter’s country of residence.
- If the license is not in English or in a non-roman alphabet, an official translation or International Driving Permit (IDP) is required.
- A valid passport is necessary for identity verification.
- If the renter’s driver’s license and passport are from two different countries, a work or residency permit may be required for additional verification.