Applying with a Foreign License

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

You can start your application online by clicking here. In addition to the application, you will need to submit a color copy of your driver’s license and passport to You'll receive an email from us once you're approved.

We will also mail you a Zipcard and you should receive it in 3-7 business days after your application is submitted. It will be your ticket to any car in our network and you will need it to start and end your reservations. 

Please note we only accept drivers licenses from countries and we do not accept International Driving Permits.





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