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Foreigner Driving In Sri Lanka.

Tourists who are coming to Sri Lanka can drive car, motorcycle and Tuk Tuk by getting their temporary driving license by providing their valid IDP or valid own country driving license. This process can be done by paying the required documents and required fees to the department within hours.

It is against the law to drive a vehicle with out a driving license, third party insurance and under the influence of hard drinks.

Contact your travel agent or tour operator to get your driving permit is the easy thing. 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,

"Conversion of Foreign License

Call Department of Motor Traffic.
On working days in office hours."

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A Note to you

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.