Applying with a Foreign License / Verify Identity

 

Submitting Proof of Identity

Submit a color copy of your driver’s license or your passport, by clicking Submit documents below.

 

Applying in US or Canada with a Foreign License

Thousands of foreign drivers use Zipcar, and we accept drivers from every country. 

Just follow the steps below to join:

  1. Start your application online here: https://www.zipcar.com/pricing
  2. Once the application is completed, submit a color copy of your driver’s license and a second ID such as your passport, by clicking Submit documents below.
  3. Once approved we will mail you a Zipcard and you should receive it in 3-7 days.
  4. When you receive your Zipcard just log into your Zipcar account to activate it. The Zipcard will be your key to any car in our network, and you will need it to start and end your reservations. 

Note: When submitting your documents, please understand that we only accept drivers licenses issued by countries. We do not accept International Driving Permits. Be sure to check that your license is valid for the state or country where you’ll be driving.

 

Special Instructions for Applying with a British Columbia License in Canada
(We know Canadian Licenses aren’t foreign in Canada, but we still require a few extra things from you for insurance purposes)

  1. Start your application online here: https://www.zipcar.com/en-ca/pricing
  2. Once the application is completed, submit a color copy of your driver's license, a driver's abstract and claims history by clicking Submit documents below. Please contact ICBC to retrieve your driver’s abstract and claims history.
  3. Once approved we will mail you a Zipcard and you should receive it in 3-7 days.
  4. When you receive your Zipcard just log into your Zipcar account to activate it. The Zipcard will be your key to any car in our network, and you will need it to start and end your reservations.  

Note: For the Canadian provinces Alberta, Manitoba, Nunavut, NW Territories, Quebec, Saskatchewan, and Yukon you will also be required to submit a color copy of your driver’s license and a second ID. Please use the same form below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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