Can foreigners drive in Indonesia?

If you are a foreigner, you are allowed to use an International Driver’s License to drive in Indonesia. Always carry important documents with you such as your driver’s license, a photo ID or your passport, vehicle registration, certificate of motor insurance.

Does Indonesia require an international driver’s license?

Yes, you definitely need an International Drivers License. Don’t mess with ( utterly corrupt ) traffic police officers in Indonesia. Bali’s got its own traffic laws concerning foreign tourists. One can apply for a special, 1 month valid, Tourist Drivers License for approx Rp.

Can tourists drive in Indonesia?

If you are only visiting, you are able to drive with an International Driving Permit and a driver’s license from your home country. However, you can not drive with only the license from your home country, because Indonesia is not a party to the 1949 Geneva Convention on Road Traffic.

Can foreigners drive in Bali?

You have to show your international driving license AND the normal licnse during a traffic stop. One is not enough. You can get a temporary Balinese driving license (tourist driver’s license-but ONLY if you hold KITAS/ long term Indonesia visas) from the police station in Denpasar within a day.

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How do I get an international driver’s license in Indonesia?

International driver’s licence

  1. Applicant is a Resident of Indonesia for a minimum of 5 (five) years.
  2. A supporting letter from the applicant’s respective Embassy.
  3. Completed application form (provided and completed at the time of lodgement)
  4. Original Indonesian driver’s licence plus 2 (two) copies.

Can I use US driving license in Indonesia?

While Indonesia does not recognize a U.S. driver’s license, the country does recognize the International Driving Permit (IDP). … U.S. residents may mail the permit application or visit a local AAA (American Automobile Association) or National Auto Club office to complete the process in one day.

How much does an international driving license cost?

The fee for an IDP is $20 (as of 2017). An IDP can be issued immediately at an AAA branch or may take 10-15 business days by mail from AAA or AATA. An IDP is valid for one year.

Can you drink and drive in Bali?

5. Re: Can you get picked up for DRINK DRIVING in bali. Indonesia is one of only six countries that allows alcohol to be sold legally but imposes no blood-alcohol limit on its drivers. So yes, it is legally possible to drink and drive without being fined for this.

What is the speed limit in Bali?

Indonesia employs a maximum and minimum speed limit. The general maximum speed limits on expressways and highways is 80–100 km/h (50–62 mph). On all other roads, it is 40–80 km/h (25–50 mph)).

Do you need license to drive scooter in Bali?

It’s simple: Yes, you can rent a scooter in Bali without an international driver’s permit. However, I don’t recommend it. The policemen get a good bonus every day just for stopping tourists and issuing tickets for driving without a license. To avoid this, first, you have to drive like a Balinese local.

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Is there Uber in Bali?

Online ride apps – the likes of GOJEK, Grab, and Blue Bird taxi – are available in Bali, while Uber has been defunct in South East Asia after being acquired by Grab in early 2018. So the short answer is, yes you can, but not everywhere in Bali. Ride sharing apps have certain areas they are allowed to operate from.

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