The Directorate for Roads of Vietnam yesterday said that they have officially launched the online international driving permit (IDP) granting service. The directorate’s staff is responsible for examining documents and confirming receipt of them to applicants’ emails. The service’s users will make payment online. IDP applicants need to have valid driver's licenses made of polyethylene terephthalate (PET), which information is included in national database, banking accounts for online payment. The online granting is applied to international not normal drivers’ licenses. Those applying for the normal licenses still need to be present at permit granting agencies to have health check. Domestic driving license is the main database for IDP granting. Citizens can apply for IDP at www.drvn.gov.vn and www.dichvucong.gplx.gov.vn by filing in online documents and providing address to receive the IDP at home via express delivery. … [Read more...] about Vietnam starts online grant of international driving permit
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HA NOI (VNS) — The Ha Noi transport department will start issuing international driving permits to Vietnamese citizens on March 1, the department's Deputy Director Nguyen Viet Phuong said. All procedures will be conducted at No 2, Phung Hung Street and No 16, Cao Ba Quat Street. "Applicants must bring their original driving permits, fill out an application form and pay a fee of VND135,000 (US$6.1)," Phuong said. "They will receive their international driving permits within five working days." Applicants who possess driving permits issued in other provinces must present their original driving permits in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) material in order to receive their international driving permits. "There is no way to counterfeit the permits because applicants must show up, have their photographs taken and sign their application forms," Chung said. The international driving permits will be valid for three years in 73 countries, according to the Vienna Convention on Road … [Read more...] about Ha Noi to issue international driving permits
Vietnamese and foreign drivers can now register for international driving permits in Ho Chi Minh City. People, who want to apply for an international driving permit (IDP), are required to call the helpline (08) 1081 in advance to arrange a meeting for registration submission at 252 Ly Chinh Thang Street in District 3. They need to submit their current motorbike or car driving licence, passport and an application form along with a fee of 135,000 VND (6 USD). Foreigners must also include their permanent resident cards. The permit, valid for three years, will be issued in Vietnamese, English, French, Russian or Spanish five days after registration. The municipal Transport Department’s driving test and licence management office is set to process up to 60 documents per day. On the morning of February 25 – the first working day on international driving permits, the agency received 40 applications. The permit will allow Vietnamese residents to drive vehicles in 73 … [Read more...] about International driving permits issued in HCM City, Hanoi
I am from Thailand and currently working in Vietnam. I was granted a driver's license in Vietnam last year. May I apply for an international driving permit (IDP) in Vietnam? What must I do to get that? According to the Vietnamese law (the Ministry of Transport’s Circular No. 29/2015/TT-BGTVT dated July 6, 2015), Vietnamese and foreigners with permanent residence cards granted by Vietnamese authorities, who have been granted driver's licenses which are made of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and remain valid, may apply for IDPs. However, you have to wait until October 1 this year to send your application to the Vietnam Road Administration or the Transport Department of Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City. Other provincial-level Transport Departments will grant IDPs later once fully equipped for the job. If meeting the said requirements, you have to make an application for an IDP according to the prescribed form, and submit it directly to one of the above three permit-granting … [Read more...] about How to obtain an international driving permit in Vietnam?
VietNamNet Bridge – The Directorate for Roads of Vietnam, the Departments of Transport in Hanoi and HCM City will begin issuing international driving licences to Vietnamese citizens for use in 85 countries in the world as of October 2015. Deputy General Director Nguyen Van Quyen of the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam said the international driving permit (IDP) will be issued in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, then in other provinces in the country. "The international driving permits have security signs for anti-piracy so other provinces need some time to invest in modern printing equipment," Quyen says. To get the permit, Vietnamese just need to submit an application form, their driver's license, their ID cards or passports and VND150,000 fees to agencies. They will receive the license after five days. The international driving permit is valid for three years under the provisions of the Vienna Convention applied in 85 countries. The license looks like a passport with a gray … [Read more...] about Vietnam to issue international driving permits in October