About Us Re-issuance of International Driving Permit (IDP)

Consulate General of India



Public Notice

1. Re-issuance of International  Driving Permit (IDP) has been included as one of the Consular Services with effect from 15 February 2021.

2. For this, the applicant will be required to visit the Consulate and fill the Miscellaneous Consular Service (MCS)  form.  The requisite documents to provided along with the MCS Form are as below:

  • Miscellaneous Application form
  • Passport Original with photocopy
  • One Passport Size photographs (2 inches X2 inches)
  • Original IDP (expired) with photocopy
  • Valid Domestic Driving License issued by the concerned authority in India with a photocopy
  • Original US Residence Permit/Work Permit with photocopy
  • US residence address proof

3. The Consulate will be charging a fee of US$10.00  + Indian Community Welfare Charges (ICWF) charges of  US$2.00 and will issue a proper receipt against this payment.  The fee should be paid through  two separate Money orders or Cashiers' cheques drawn in favor of   the 'Consulate General of India, Chicago’. Cash, personal cheques and personal money orders, debit / credit cards or other banking instruments will not be accepted. 

4.  After obtaining the receipt from the Consulate, applicant has to directly apply for fresh issue of IDP through the portal www.parivahan.gov.in and need to upload the requisite documents, including the receipt issued by the Consulate and pay the  requisite fee online on the web portal.  On receipt of application through the portal, the licencing authority, on verification of the documents, shall issue of the IDP and shall courier it directly to the address of the applicant.


11 February 2021