- 1 Do you need a license to ride a motorbike in Vietnam?
- 2 How do I get a Vietnamese drivers license?
- 3 Can a foreigner get a drivers license in Vietnam?
- 4 Can a foreigner buy a motorbike in Vietnam?
- 5 How much does it cost to rent a motorbike in Vietnam?
- 6 How much does a bike cost in Vietnam?
- 7 Can you self drive in Vietnam?
- 8 Do you need a Licence in Vietnam?
- 9 Can I use my UK driving Licence in Vietnam?
- 10 Can I use my US license in Vietnam?
- 11 Can US driver license drive in Vietnam?
- 12 How old do you have to be to get a license in Vietnam?
- 13 How many motorbikes are there in Ho Chi Minh City?
- 14 How can I buy bike in Vietnam?
- 15 How much is a scooter in Vietnam?
Do you need a license to ride a motorbike in Vietnam?
Motorbikes up to 50 cc can be ridden without a license in Vietnam, but this size of motorcycle is not suitable for extended travel throughout the country. Be aware that without a valid IDP or Vietnamese license, your travel insurance will not be valid, even if you have a motorbike license in your home country.
How do I get a Vietnamese drivers license?
The documents that are needed to apply for or to convert your existing local license are as follow:
- A copy of your passport.
- A copy of your local driver’s license with a notarized and translated version.
- 3 passport size photographs.
- Completed application form.
- Processing fee of approximately VND 100,000.
Can a foreigner get a drivers license in Vietnam?
A foreigner who is at least 18 years of age may apply for a Vietnamese driving licence if they have a valid passport and a resident card or visa with no less than three, or in some provinces, no less than six month’s validity.
Can a foreigner buy a motorbike in Vietnam?
A foreigner can only legally buy a motorcycle in Vietnam if they hold a resident permit. A temporary one is good for up to three years and needs proof of address and full- time employment. A permanent card, on the other hand, requires you to show how you will earn a living while in the country.
How much does it cost to rent a motorbike in Vietnam?
Generally speaking, if you rent a motorbike the cost will be around $10 a day for a standard automatic or semi-automatic model. (But if you plan on renting a bigger, more powerful motorcycle, prices are significantly higher.) If you buy your motorbike, the cost will be around $200.
How much does a bike cost in Vietnam?
When purchasing from backpackers, prices vary between $150 and $350 but should be checked out by a mechanic. Most bikes bought from backpackers have been circulating north to south and back in Vietnam for years and hover in the $200 to $250 range.
Can you self drive in Vietnam?
It is not possible to organise your own self drive trip in Vietnam.
Do you need a Licence in Vietnam?
If you do want to drive a vehicle in Vietnam, be it a motorbike or a car, you are obligated by law to get a driver’s license in Vietnam. Not only is it illegal to drive without a valid driver’s license issued in Vietnam, but it also is safer for you and everyone else.
Can I use my UK driving Licence in Vietnam?
As of 28 March 2019, if you wish to drive cars or ride motorbikes in Vietnam you will need to present your UK driving licence and a UK -issued International Driving Permit (IDP). Applications for a Vietnamese driving licence can be made at the local offices of the Department of Public Works and Transportation.
Can I use my US license in Vietnam?
Even though a driver’s license from an ASEAN country may be recognized in certain circumstances as valid in Vietnam, it is still advised to obtain a local Vietnamese driver’s license if you wish to drive legally in Vietnam.
Can US driver license drive in Vietnam?
Is an international driving license valid in Vietnam? Since 2014, most foreigners are permitted to drive in Vietnam with an International Driving Permit (IDP). You can only get your IDP in your home country, the permit cannot be obtained once in Vietnam or on the road.
How old do you have to be to get a license in Vietnam?
While one must be 18 to obtain a driver’s license in Vietnam, Article 60 of the Traffic Law stipulates that those 16-years-old and up can drive a motorbike under 50cc [without an official driver’s license]. This means at high schools, only tenth graders are not allowed to drive motorbikes.
How many motorbikes are there in Ho Chi Minh City?
HCMC, the country’s largest metropolis, has around 7.3 million motorbikes for its more than 8.4 million citizens, besides more than one million bikes brought by migrants, according to its Department of Transport.
How can I buy bike in Vietnam?
In order to ride legally in Vietnam, you’ll need a valid Vietnam motorcycle license, ownership papers for the motorcycle you’re riding, and insurance, which you can buy cheaply from the same agent where you got your license. Look for a bike.
How much is a scooter in Vietnam?
Typical scooter price in Vietnam My company rents only new or near new small scooters from 100cc to 125cc. This works with a wide range of prices, from 50$US-120$US (by month) or 7-15$US (by day). You will get a scooter no more than 4 years old or less than 30,000km. This is truly the best you can rent in Hanoi.