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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Tags: driver license
Driver license for foreigners working in Vietnam Driver license for foreigners working in Vietnam
As a foreigner residing and working for a long term in Vietnam, you can surely obtain a driver license in Vietnam.
How to change foreign driver licenses in Vietnam How to change foreign driver licenses in Vietnam
According to Vietnamese regulations (Ministry of Transport Circular 12/2017/TT-BGTVT of April 15, 2017, on training and testing of road motor vehicle drivers and grant of road motor vehicle driver licenses), a foreigner is required to prepare one dossier of application for change of driver license and send it to the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam or the provincial-level Transport Department of the locality where he/she registers his/her permanent or temporary residence.
Top 10 legal documents in 2015 Top 10 legal documents in 2015
These include the amended Civil Code, the amended Penal Code, Government Decree No. 15/2015/ND-CP, Government Decree No. 82/2015/ND-CP, etc.
Driving test for foreigners to get driver license Driving test for foreigners to get driver license
To be granted a motorcylce driver license, all trainees, including foreigners and Vietnamese, will have to pass theory and practical driving tests.
Use of foreign driver licenses in Vietnam Use of foreign driver licenses in Vietnam
Foreigners who have driver licenses granted by foreign authorities and wish to drive motor vehicles in Vietnam have to change such licenses into Vietnamese driver licenses.
Circular No. 73/2012/TT-BTC: New road vehicle registration fee tariff publicized Circular No. 73/2012/TT-BTC: New road vehicle registration fee tariff publicized
Decree No. 33/2011/ND-CP: Noisy fire-unsafe vehicles to be heavily fined Decree No. 33/2011/ND-CP: Noisy, fire-unsafe vehicles to be heavily fined
Unsnarling the traffic mess Unsnarling the traffic mess
On July 1, 2009, the 2008 Law on Roadway Traffic (the Law) will come into force and replace the 2001 Traffic Law, retaining only three articles, revising 68 articles and adding 18 new ones.
New regulations in effect New regulations in effect