Convert foreigner’s driving license to Vietnamese driving license

If you want to use the motorbike for traveling in Vietnam during your trip, Vietnam driving license is required. Following is all information about requirement documents, processing time and fee that all tourists should know

Requirement documents

  • An application for changing driving license confirmed by the organization/agency they are working for or the local authority where they are living
  • A copy of your existing driving license with a translated and notarized version into Vietnamese by a public notary place
  • Valid passport copy with the photo page and visa page
  • 03 photos with size 3×4 cm

Processing time and Fee

  • It takes 5 working days for converting
  • The processing fee is 30,000 VND

All tourists are recommended to hold a Vietnamese driving license when you want to travel by motorbike in Vietnam. The penalty for not holding a driving license is from 3 years up to 10 years in prison if causing accidents in Vietnam.

All foreigners can submit the driving license documents at the Office of Traffic and Public Work at 16 Cao Ba Quat Street , Hanoi or 63 Ly Tu Trong Street, Ho Chi Minh

Further readings:  Vietnam Transportation ,  Vietnam driving license for foreigners 

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