Is my UK driving Licence valid in Thailand?
You will need to apply for a Thai driving licence or, if you already hold a UK licence, an International Driving Permit. If you drive a car or ride a motorcycle in Thailand without a valid licence, this may invalidate your travel insurance if you have an accident or injury.
Do I need an international driver’s license to drive in Thailand?
If you are a tourist, the answer is yes. You do need to have an International Driving Permit to drive in Thailand legally. A foreign driver’s license is not accepted in Thailand. If you are a Thai resident, you should have a Thai Driver’s License.
Can I use my driver’s license in Thailand?
An international driving license is accepted as long as it is valid, but a foreign license is not accepted in Thailand. If you are a resident and eligible, you should obtain a Thai Driver’s License.
Can a foreigner drive a car in Thailand?
Driving in Thailand can be done by tourists as long as you hold a valid driver’s license in English from your country of origin or a valid International driver’s license. In Thailand, vehicles drive to the left hand side of the road and speed limits are expressed in kilometres per hour.
How can a foreigner get a driver’s license in Thailand?
Foreigners’ Guide to Obtaining A Thailand Driving License
- Step 1 – Check you have the required documents.
- Step 2 – Send your Thai driving license application form.
- Step 3 – Taking your Thai driving license test.
- Step 4 – Getting your actual Thai driving License.
How do I get an international driver’s license in Thailand?
If you do not have a Thai drivers license, you cannot apply for an International Drivers license in Thailand. You need to get it from the country your license was issued. Only the Department of Land Transport can issue the International Drivers License – no private business can do this.
How can I legally drive in Thailand?
To drive a car in Thailand, you must be 18. If you plan to rent a car, you’ll need to be at least 21, though the minimum age varies by company; you will also need to have had a driver’s license for a minimum of a year and carry your passport with you.
What license do I need to drive in Thailand?
If you would like to drive, either vehicle or motorcycle, while visiting Thailand, you are required by law to hold an international driving license. When asked for, you need to show your international driving license along with your passport and national driving license.
How much is a Thai driving Licence?
Requirements to Apply for a Thailand Driving License
It will cost about 50-100 baht. It’s not a thorough examination. If you have a pulse, you pass. You can get a Residence Certificate proof of address either at your local Immigration office or from your Embassy.
How do I get a Thai driving Licence in Pattaya?
Documents which you will need to take:
- Your passport and copies of the photo page and your visa stamp.
- Your work permit if you have one and photocopies of every used page in your work permit.
- If you don’t have a work permit you will need a residence certificate from immigration.
- Your old driving licence.