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Which countries or places accept the International Driving Permit issued in Hong Kong (in alphabetical order)?

Transport Department

Currently, more than 90 countries / places (Note) recognise the International Driving Permit (IDP) issued in Hong Kong. To find out if the country/place that you intend to visit allow holders of IDP to drive, please check the list below.

There may be differences or changes in the Contracting States policy or conditions of using an IDP to drive in the countries / places concerned, you are advised to make enquiries to the Consulates or resident offices of the countries/places concerned for details before making application for an IDP or before driving in the countries/place concerned.

Points to note:

  • If the countries / places (including the mainland China and Macau) where you intend to visit do not allow holders of IDP issued in Hong Kong to drive, please contact the Consulates or resident offices of the countries/places concerned for further enquiry. 
  • For driving in the mainland China and Macau, please call the enquiry hotline of Transport Department at 2804 2600 (This hotline is handled by 1823 Call Centre).

Note: These countries/places are Contracting States to the International Conventions concluded at Geneva on 19 September 1949.

(All counties / places are displayed in alphabetical order.)


ALBANIA  
ALGERIA  
ARGENTINA  
AUSTRALIA  
AUSTRIA  
BANGLADESH  
BARBADOS  
BELGIUM  
BENIN
BOTSWANA  
BULGARIA  
BURKINA FASO
CAMBODIA  
CANADA  
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC  
CHILE  
CONGO  
COTE D'IVOIRE
CUBA  
CYPRUS  
CZECH REPUBLIC  
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO  
DENMARK  
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

ECUADOR  
EGYPT  
FIJI  
FINLAND  
FRANCE
GEORGIA  
GHANA  
GREECE  
GUATEMELA  
HAITI  
HOLY SEE  
HUNGARY  
ICELAND  
INDIA  
IRELAND  
ISRAEL
ITALY  
JAMAICA  
JAPAN  
JORDAN  
KYRGYZSTAN  
LAO PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC  
LEBANON  
LESOTHO  
LUXEMBOURG

MADAGASCAR  
MALAWI  
MALAYSIA  
MALI  
MALTA  
MONACO  
MONTENEGRO
MOROCCO  
NAMIBIA  
NETHERLANDS  
NEW ZEALAND  
NIGER  
NIGERIA
NORWAY
PAPUA NEW GUINEA  
PARAGUAY  
PERU  
PHILIPPINES  
POLAND  
PORTUGAL  
REPUBLIC OF KOREA  
ROMANIA  
RUSSIAN FEDERATION  
RWANDA

SAN MARINO  
SENEGAL  
SERBIA  
SIERRA LEONE  
SINGAPORE  
SLOVAKIA  
SOUTH AFRICA  
SPAIN  
SRI LANKA  
SWEDEN  
SWITZERLAND  
SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC  
THAILAND  
TOGO  
TRINIDAD AND TABAGO  
TUNISIA  
TURKEY  
UGANDA  
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES  
UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND  
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
VENEZUELA (BOLIVARIAN REPUBLIC OF)  
VIET NAM
ZIMBABWE

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Last update: 4 Dec 2019
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