Cambodian Drivers License ?

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Cambodian Drivers License ?

Post by NokTang » Sun Oct 05, 2014 4:08 pm

Would like to just pay an agent. I was told three weeks by Lucky Lucky. Is this correct? A guy told me more like 3 days? I'm willing to pay the "express" charge if available?
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Re: Cambodian Drivers License ?

Post by StroppyChops » Sun Oct 05, 2014 5:05 pm

You should get a temporary paper copy (and your passport back) in two days but the card will take around three weeks.
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Re: Cambodian Drivers License ?

Post by StroppyChops » Sun Oct 05, 2014 5:06 pm

This is based on you having a valid licence from your home country of course - if you don't, it's almost certainly not going to happen.
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Re: Cambodian Drivers License ?

Post by NokTang » Mon Oct 06, 2014 11:58 am

StroppyChops wrote:This is based on you having a valid licence from your home country of course - if you don't, it's almost certainly not going to happen.
What about a valid licence from Thailand? My home country DL has long ago expired. Thanks.
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Re: Cambodian Drivers License ?

Post by logos » Mon Oct 06, 2014 3:21 pm

Careful Nok. It's a complete rip off. They only issue one year DL (as opposed to 5 yrs if you have a local ID) and charge something like $60.
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Re: Cambodian Drivers License ?

Post by StroppyChops » Mon Oct 06, 2014 4:50 pm

logos wrote:Careful Nok. It's a complete rip off. They only issue one year DL (as opposed to 5 yrs if you have a local ID) and charge something like $60.
True, but the flipside is that if you're here with travel/health insurance and you are injured on the road without a license, your insurer will laugh at you.
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Re: Cambodian Drivers License ?

Post by picooie » Mon Oct 06, 2014 9:16 pm

Nok,

This is Katz. Just go to Luck Moto. Once you have the receipt for purchasing a DL the police are ok with that. Don't pay any express fees. As Logos said it is a rip off. For a moto it is about $30 to $35 usd for one year. They pretty much do not offer DL to foreigners more than one year. The fee may have gone up. I have not purchased a DL for the past three years. Be careful driving in the city...lots of crazy idiots especially at night.

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Re: Cambodian Drivers License ?

Post by General Mackevili » Tue Oct 07, 2014 12:25 am

Yeah, the price had gone up to around $50+ at the beginning of this year when I checked.

I still have never had a Cambodian driver's license.

Unless you need it for the reasons Stroppy said, it does seem rather worthless.

Oh, and if you kill someone, yeah, it MIGHT make you look better if you have one, but meh...
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Re: Cambodian Drivers License ?

Post by PSD-Kiwi » Tue Oct 07, 2014 1:30 am

picooie wrote: They pretty much do not offer DL to foreigners more than one year.
Yes, they do, but you have to take lessons and sit both the theory and practical assessments. If you pass you are eligible for the 5 year license.
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Re: Cambodian Drivers License ?

Post by picooie » Tue Oct 07, 2014 3:49 am

Yes and the test in in Khmer text.

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