IDP Required

Driving Side

Distinguishing Plates


Reciprocal Services

Contact Details


Only IDP's under the  1968 convention are accepted. The Australian Government has signed the 1949 UN Convention.  

Non-Vietnamese citizens without a 1968 IDP are only allowed to drive in Vietnam if they hold a temporary Vietnames driving licence. A visa valid for at least 3months is required.

In order to convert a foreign driving licence into a temporary Vietnames driving licence, the driver must apply to:

Office of Traffic and Public Works 
16Coa Ba Quat Street

Office of Transportation
63 Ly Tu Trong Street 
District 1, Ho Ch Minh

Right VN                                                       Australians wanting to obtain a drivers licence in Vietnam, please visit website of the Australian Embassy or Consulate-General in Vietnam