Driving License in Quintana Roo 2024: Requirements for Foreigners

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In 2024, the process to obtain a driver's license has experienced significant changes in terms of requirements, costs, and validity. It is important to stay up to date with these updates to facilitate the process. Driver's licenses previously issued by the State or Municipal Traffic Directorate still retain their original validity.

Institute in Charge and Location:

The Quintana Roo Mobility Institute (IMOVEQROO) is the entity in charge of issuing driver's licenses in the region. For residents of Tulum, the office is located in IMOVEQROO Opening hours are from 9 am to 3 pm.


The validity periods for driver's licenses for foreigners are now temporary, with a minimum of 30 days and a maximum of 120 days. It is important to note that a specific regime for foreigners with temporary or permanent residence has not yet been established.


  1. Fill out and submit an application, including contact information for notifications (email and telephone number), as well as the option to indicate blood type and willingness to be a donor of organs, cells and tissues for transplants. "Download here!"

  2. Present the immigration document that certifies legal stay in the country.

  3. Be of legal age.

  4. Have a valid passport.

  5. Obtain a driving certificate issued by IMOVEQROO, municipal agencies or individuals/legal entities accredited by the institute.

  6. Obtain a vision examination certificate issued by municipal agencies or individuals/legal entities accredited by IMOVEQROO.

  7. Present the corresponding payment receipt (Payments are made directly at their offices, cash payments are not accepted).

Don't forget to bring your documents in both original and copy.


The costs of temporary licenses for foreigners vary depending on the period of validity:

  • 30 days: $300.00 pesos
  • 60 days: $601.00 pesos
  • 90 days: $902.00 pesos
  • 120 days: $1,203.00 pesos

The costs of Type A (Motorist) and Type A (Motorcyclist) licenses for residents are as follows:

Type A (Motorist):

  • 2 years: $1,297.00 pesos
  • 3 years: $1,608.00 pesos
  • 4 years: $2,127.00 pesos
  • 5 years: $2,542.00 pesos

Type A (Motorcyclist):

  • 2 years: $674.00 pesos
  • 3 years: $778.00 pesos
  • 4 years: $986.00 pesos
  • 5 years: $1,193.00 pesos

Renewal and Other Procedures

For detailed information on driver's license renewal or to find out the specific requirements for other types of licenses (B, C and E), we invite you to contact Kanan Lawyers. Our team will be happy to provide personalized advice and guide you through any necessary procedures. We hope this guide is a useful tool for those looking to obtain or renew a driver's license in Tulum. If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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