Any valid driving licence acceptable apart from those with endorsements and penalties. Drivers must be in possession of a valid drivers licence held for at least 1 year. Visitors from UK, USA, France, Japan, Belgium, Holland, Switzerland, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Greece, Austria, Ireland, Spain, Norway, Turkey, Canada, Poland, Korea, Finland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand & Romania are allowed to drive in Qatar with their local valid driving license. Visitors from Korea, Japan, Turkey & Greece are requested to have a translation of their licenses approved by the Council/Embassy. An international driving permit is required for visitors from any other country. Qatar Driving License is required for renter's holding Qatar Residence Visa. Any visitor's on a work visa must ensure that they have the required residence visa and meet the previous requirement before they will be able to rent.