I'm from Belgium and I have a Belgian drivers license (for just over 1 year).
In December I will be going to the Philippines. Do I need an international driver's license or can I use my Belgian one?
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LTO is the government body in Philippines responsible for licensing drivers and registering vehicles. See the official LTO FAQ:
- I have a valid foreign driver’s license. Can I use it in the Philippines?
Yes, 90 days from date of arrival.
- Can I convert my foreign driver’s license into Philippine driver’s license?
Yes. If valid, no exams. If expired subject to written / practical exams. Click the link for more information. (Non-Professional Driver's License, Professional Driver's License)
This is also not an easy country to drive, due to poor road quality and huge traffic jams in big cities.