Frequent question: Can Indian driving license be used in Malaysia?

Can you drive in Malaysia with Indian license?

To drive on Malaysian roads, your Indian DL should be in English or in Malay. The document has to be vetted by the issuing authority or the Indian Embassy in Malaysia. If you do not have the same, then you will need International DL to drive on Malaysian roads.

How can I convert my Indian driving license to Malaysian license?

Process is the same:

  1. Driving license application form (JPJL1)
  2. Application form Exemption Application Method 5 ( Appendix B-2 – or Lampiran B-2)
  3. Passport (original & copy of biometric page)
  4. Visa/Pass issued by immigration (original & copy)
  5. Valid foreign driving license (original & copy)

Which countries can I drive with Indian license?

Here is the list of 10 foreign countries where an Indian driving license is valid:

  • United States of America(USA) You can easily take a rented car in the USA with your Indian DL. …
  • Germany. Germany allows you to drive with your Indian DL for six months. …
  • Malaysia. …
  • United Kingdom. …
  • Australia. …
  • New Zealand. …
  • Switzerland. …
  • South Africa.

Which driving license are valid in Malaysia?

Competent Driving License (CDL) – refers to a valid driver’s license issued by JPJ to an individual after the expiration of the two-year probationary period. Vocational Driving License (VDL) or Commercial Driving License – a special driving license for commercial vehicles such as trucks and buses.

Which country can use Malaysia driving license?

Drivers holding a valid driver’s license of the 10 ASEAN member countries can use their national driver’s license in the nine other countries without the need to obtain an IDP. These countries are Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, and the Philippines.

What is the age limit to drive in Malaysia?

Southeast Asia

State Minimum driving age
Malaysia 17 (cars), 16 (motorcycles)
Philippines 17 (student permit); 18 (non-professional & professional driver’s license)
Singapore 18
Thailand 18 (cars and motorcycles); 15 (motorcycles with 110 cc or smaller engines)

How can I convert my Malaysian driving license to international license?

To apply the International Driving Permit (IDP), you will need to prepare:

  1. Valid driving license with more than 1-year validity.
  2. Photocopy of the driving license (Both sides).
  3. Original and photocopy of Identity Card (Both sides).
  4. 1 passport size photographs.
  5. Complete Form JPJ L1 (Obtain & fill at JPJ office)

Is Pakistani driving licence valid in Malaysia?

Pursuant to Section 28 of APJ 1987, as mentioned above, the holder of a foreign country’s driving license can drive in this country as long as the foreign domestic driving license is still valid, and is accompanied by a translation in English or Malay (where the license is in a language other than English or Malay), …

Is Indian driving Licence is valid in Canada?

Yes, the International Driver’s Permit (IDP) is valid in Canada. … The IDP is a translation of your driver’s licence from another country into many languages. You must have a valid driver’s licence from another country to use an IDP in Canada.

Is Indian driving Licence valid in USA?

The rules: You can drive in the USA against your Indian driving licence for a year, as long as the license valid and in English. If, for any reason, it is not, you need to carry an International Driving License (more on that below). You also need to have a copy of the I-94 form, which shows the date you entered the US.

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