Fines for traffic violations in Vietnam

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Often one can read that when driving in a rented transport in Vietnam for violations on the road is easier to get away with a bribe than to pay the official fine. Sometimes this is true, but keep in mind that in a country struggling with corruption, and if you get to principled policeman, and could fall under the criminal liability. Well, if we broke the rules and feel that you have to extort "bribes" instead of a fine, should at least know the dimensions of the official fines to bargain, otherwise you can pay even more than the official fine.

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Here is the list of major violations and size of fines for them:

Violation The amount of the fine in VND Temporary arrest of TS (days) Deprivation of a driving license (days)

Exceeding the speed limit by 5-10 km/h

100 000 - 200 000

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Speeding 10-20 km/h

500 000 - 1 000 000

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Speeding more than 20 km/h

2 000 000 - 3 000 000

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30

The trip to the forbidding sign

500 000 - 1 000 000

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Riding in the opposite lane

200 000 - 400 000

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Journey on forbidding signal of a traffic light

200 000 - 400 000

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30

Journey on forbidding signal of the traffic controller

200 000 - 400 000

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30

Turn, change direction without decreasing speed

200 000 - 400 000

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Rotate, changing the direction of movement without turning on the turn signals or signal hand

200 000 - 400 000

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The level of alcohol in blood is 0.25 - 0.4 milligrams per liter

500 000 - 1 000 000

7

30

The level of alcohol in blood is 0.4 milligrams per liter

2 000 000 - 3 000 000

7

60

Waiver of examination for intoxication

2 000 000 - 3 000 000

7

60

The lack of a passport vehicle registration (Registered Certificate) or/(if you can provide them later)

80 000 - 120 000

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The absence of an insurance policy on the vehicle (if you will be able to provide it later)

80 000 - 120 000

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The management of the vehicle without/

800 000 - 1,200 000

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Control the vehicle without a passport, vehicle registration (Registered Certificate)

300 000 - 400 000

7

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Control the vehicle with an engine displacement more than 175 cm3 without/

4 000 000 - 6 000 000

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Traffic on two-Wheeler without a helmet

100 000 - 200 000

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Using a mobile phone when driving

60 000 - 80 000

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Towing or pushing two-wheeled vehicle

200 000 - 400 000

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Driving two wheelers without hands (not holding hands on the steering wheel)

5 000 000 - 7 000 000

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60

aggressive driving, frequent rebuilds during movement

5 000 000 - 7 000 000

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60

Movement on one wheel for two-wheeled transport

5 000 000 - 7 000 000

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60

For the transfer of fines from VND into us dollars or rubles you can use the currency Converter Vietnam here.

Comments / recent posts on the topic on the forum
Tatiana Simon 12 November, 2018
Hello! Can't find the info. if you do the visa on the flight for three months,then travel to Laos,after which time I'll be able razvlekat in Vietnam with the same visa for three months. also there should be a corridor in 30 days? ...
admin November 13, 2018

Hello Tatiana! Well, how can not find, clearly stated that the requirement of 30 days only applies to visa-free entry visa will drive without problems ...
mimozzza 17 December, 2018
Please tell me how to act. I have Ukrainian citizenship. Arrive on a direct flight to Phu Quoc from China. But going to fly from Ho Chi Minh city to Moscow. The right thing to do is to apply for a visa on arrival from Fukuoka or already on arrival in Ho Chi Minh city? ...
admin 18 December, 2018

Not quite sure how you could apply for a visa on arrival in Ho Chi Minh city, if you fly directly to Phu Quoc? So if you do not mistake in the question then the only option is to apply for a visa on arrival in Fukuoka. ...
Anastasiades 20 December, 2018
Hello! will be able to tell - what are the rules for import and export of animal that is in Fukuoka? the Embassy said only that "we need the usual help", but at the check out also need the permission of the veterinary service. how to know there is such on the island or no? and is it possible to fly with the dog and fly with her back directly over the airport Fuyuka? Thank you!! ...
mimozzza 26 December, 2018

The fact that on Phu Quoc visa-free entrance of the same, but under the condition of departure from thence on a direct flight to another country. Right? I'm from Fukuoka will fly first in Ho Chi Minh city, there to do the transplant and then in another country. Do I understand correctly that in this case I have to open the visa ? Even though Phu Quoc in Ho Chi Minh city but still need? And if the answer is Yes, then do I need now to prepare the invitation? ...
admin December 26, 2018

I wrote to you already that you will be able to apply for a visa only upon arrival at Phu Quoc island. In Ho Chi Minh city you will not be able to issue, because you arrive on Phu Quoc island. And Yes, visa will have to do in this case, otherwise you just for your domestic flight to Ho Chi Minh city with Phu Quoc jail. And of course you need an invitation, otherwise the visa not you. ...
January 3, 2019
"27 December 2018, 21:13
Hello. I get 15 days instead of 18. At the entrance tried to explain to the border guard, back after 17 days but in English he did not understand ((. And does the airport have somewhere Board with official size of the fines in days? If it's $ 10 a day, as they say, it is tolerated. Well, not to get a divorce. And how raisovna to do a domestic flight in Vietnam on the 16th day? ...
admin January 3, 2019

Well, just let the guard, then OK, everything else is solved.
Board with official size of fines has never seen, though I do have pictures to look at, maybe where they are simply forgotten. What about the internal flights, here's how always as lucky. Passport you will have to watch at check-in and boarding several times, and will climb up anyone in mind to check your dates, it's who knows. ...
Xue 9 January, 2019
Tell me, do I need a Visa for Colombians ? Or the same way as for Ukrainians, is just a stamp in passport on arrival?)) ...

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