Driver License

 

Temporary driving license

 

Qualification of applicants

  • At least 18 years of age or the minimum of 15 years for applicant who applies for temporary motorcycle driving license, engine capacity under 90 cc..

  • Have knowledge and ability to drive.

  • Have knowledge on traffic law under Motor Vehicle Act and Land Traffic Act.

  • Not being a handicap with lacking of driving ability.

  • Have no harmful disease or illness that medical doctor declares dangerous for driving.

  • Not be insane.

  • Have no driving license of the same type.

  • Application time must not fall during the period of driving license seized or cancelled.

 

Required documents

  • Identification card or other card that can be substituted for ID card or alien book with copy.

  • A certificate of residence in Thailand with copy.

  • Medical certificate showing no harmful disease that can be dangerous for driving.

  • 2 "3x4 cm." photos (not over 6 months)

 

Required documents for foreigner to apply for Thai driving license

  • Passport (Non-immigrant visa) with copy.

  • Certificate of residence in Thailand issued by the embassy or government agency.

  • Medical certificate showing no harmful disease that can be dangerous for driving.

  • 2 "3x4 cm." photos (not over 6 months).

 

If the applicants have the following driving licenses which are issued by foreign government, they should bring with them (for exemption of written and practical tests)

  • A valid driving license of the same type as the license being requested (with Thai or English translation certified by the embassy)

  • A valid international driving license.

 

Procedure

  • Accept application form.

  • Check required documents.

  • Examine qualification of applicant and conduct the following tests:

    • color blind eyes test.

    • written test.

    • driving test according to the type of license requested.

  • Collect fee

  • Provide driving license to have correct information for submitting to the registrar to sign.

  • Dispurse driving license.


 

International driving license

 

The procedure of certifying international driving license under the Convention on Road Traffic (Geneva 1949) for driving in Thailand is as follows:

 

Required documents

  • International driving license under the Convention on Road Traffic 1949.

  • Passport with copy.

  • Temporary entry document under Immigration Law with copy.

  • Transfer Authority (incase of letting a proxy to proceed the matter).

  • Identification card or other card substituted for ID card of Transferee authority.

Procedure

  • Accept request form.

  • Check required documents.

  • Collect fee.

  • Prepare the certified document for submitting to the registrar to sign.

  • Dispurse the certified license.

Remark   License certificate must be certified only the duration of living permission in the kingdom but not more than the valid date of driving license.

 

  

  

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