Not everyone is
allowed to rent cars in Turkey. Your
documents must be in order and you
must be a certain minimum
age. You will normally be
1. A valid passport (including,
if required for your nationality, a
valid visa) or, from European Union countries, an official Identity Card.
2. A valid credit
card to pay for the
estimated rental fees, plus a security
deposit "hold" of perhaps
3. A valid driver's (driving)
license. Normally you must
have had your driver's license for at
least a year before renting
an inexpensive car, and perhaps two
years for renting a more
expensive model. If your driver's
license is from a major country,
and printed in the Latin alphabet, you do not normally need to have
an International Driving
If your driver's license is in a writing system other than the Latin alphabet (Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, etc.) you may be required to have an International Driving
Permit in addition to your driver's license. The IDP serves as a translation of your license.
4. A minimum age requirement.
Normally you must be at least
21 years of age to rent, but some agencies may require you to be 23. For
more expensive models, you may need
to be at least 27 or 28 years of
Many agencies set an upper age limit of rentals at 70 to 75 years old.
5. All drivers wishing to drive the
car must meet these requirements. You
may have to pay an extra fee for
an additional driver.