Tourists who are visiting to Sri Lanka can drive car, motorcycle and Tuk Tuk by getting their temporary driving license permit of Sri Lanka. To obtain this permit they have to provide their valid IDP or valid own country driving license. This process can be done within hours. The person must pay small amount of fee for the service to the relevant Department.
It is against the law to drive a vehicle without:
1) Driving license,
2) Third party Insurance Coverage.
3) Last Green test paper.
It is also against the law to drive under the influence of hard drinks.
Contact your travel agent or tour operator to get your driving permit. This is the easy way, as you don't know the places and the required form and formalities. If necessary they will assist you to go for a practical test with the department. Also they can make arrangements to hire local motorcycles and Tuk Tuk on daily or weekly rental basis.
As per the motor traffic department of Sri Lanka,
Call Department of Motor Traffic.
On working days in office hours."
Related Fees. - motortraffic.gov.lk
Public holidays, Sundays and Poya days are the best time to make low priced calls to any part of the world from Sri Lanka through out the day and night.
International country code of Sri Lanka is +94 or 0094.