What are your driver's licence requirements for renting in the UK and Ireland?

 

United Kingdom:

All drivers must produce a valid driving license. Non-EU license holders are required to have an international driving permit if the license is not in English. All renters must produce photographic ID- this can be a passport or driving license. International travelers must produce a passport, proof of return travel and residency information while in the U.K. Renters who wish to use a debit card may be subject to additional checks. We reserve the right to request additional ID or conduct further ID checks. These may include ID checks with external partners who may check supplied details against databases to which they have access.

Ireland:

All drivers must produce all parts of a valid driving license. Non-EU licence holders are required to have an international driving permit if the licence is not in English. Domestic renters must produce photo id, passport or driving licence. International travellers must produce a passport, proof of return travel and residency information while in Ireland. Renters who wish to use a debit card must hold an Irish Driving Licence and will be subject to additional checks including verification of employment. For all drivers we reserve the right to conduct additional checks and ID verification including sharing information with external partners who may verify supplied details against databases to which they have access.

 

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