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.

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

7

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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

7

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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

7

60

aggressive driving, frequent rebuilds during movement

5 000 000 - 7 000 000

7

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
admin 28 March, 2019

Like always it was 6 months old. I don't remember. Just the biggest problem to come out of the airport, because airlines keep checking more thorough than at the border. You that remain: either all truths and not truths to try to make urgent new passport, or to try to fly as is. It may be lucky and nobody will pay attention. If anything, be ready at the airport confident to convince the staff of a/K that everything is OK and they are wrong, and that you have the invitation letter. I would have drawn a fake invitation letter on the basis of the old for the airline, and convinced them to last. If you miss, then on the border have to try to solve everything on the spot. I understand that you without a visa, and there in my memory, stamps is almost neglyadya set, however I without a visa there was 10 years ago, maybe a girlfriend now. In General, you of course see for yourself how to act, I just wrote how he would have done. ...
admin 28 March, 2019

Not heard about the ban on the export of shells, take out all of the problems there. Rather, the worry that some Russian customs officers with a hangover did not claim that you import a commercial consignment. But IMHO this is unlikely in reality. ...
Catahoola 28 March, 2019
Thanks for your answer!
Up to 2015 was 3 months, just on this info I came across when planning a trip(((
I read on the forums that can help in the Approval letter, you call letter of invitation??? or what is this letter? how to do it on the basis of the Old? The invitation is meant invitation from a Vietnamese citizen? excuse my ignorance in this topic)
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admin March 29, 2019

That letter needs to get visitpa arrival and done via the Internet, all very easy. Read more and where you can receive we have written here https://nashaplaneta.net/asia/vietnam/visa-vo-vietnam#visa_on_arrival This letter is a fake one can do in a graphics editor if you have the skill. Take the strange letter and change the date and inserts your data. Only this letter is solely for the airline, in no case does not need to be present at the border, otherwise the consequences are unknown. Can try to make and a real invitation for one of the sites, but there can not miss such a period of a passport. ...
Catahoola 29 March, 2019
Thank You for the tip!
But if I make this invitation, then it is mandatory to provide directly on the border in Vietnam or to show airline and forget about it?
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admin 31 March, 2019

Need an invitation for obtaining a visa on arrival and if you expect to get a visa stamp for 15 days, it is not required and to show it is not necessary. But on the other hand can try to get the first stamp and if the stamp is not put, go to the visa on arrival, where he will present the letter, there may be lucky. And even if nothing happens there and there, try to solve the problem with the border officers, because they are known for their "docility" in the presence of crisp dollars. Only do not skandalte and ask and persuade, to no aggression on your part.
In fact, you are unlikely to make an official invitation, after you send your passport details on the website, but try. If that doesn't work, can you send me your old invitation (November 2018), try on the basis of him to do a fake for a/K. so let me know the results of how it went. ...
gainetdinova 2 April, 2019
Hello, dear travelers! Prompt, please, on the trip to Vietnam (first time going). Passport issued on 27 February 2019 Trip planned in early August, 2019. Let me into the country? Something doesn't quite understand comments about the action/end of the passport in Vietnam ...
admin 2 April, 2019

It's simple. Valid for another 6 months. Do you like it turns out more than 6 months, so that problems will not arise. What was discussed above is an attempt to solve the problem with passport validity less than 6 months. ...
Il April 6, 2019
Please tell me!
first time going to Vietnam. the question on the Declaration of imported equipment.
go together imported(and then removal) of two smartphones , one tablet and two cameras do
it's to declare? and where you can take the form of customs declaratii? ...
admin 7 April, 2019

Hammer. About the same equipment always introduce, and even more (usually three cameras), never declared. You do them not in commercial packaging going imports/export... But if you really want, then in the airport after passport control and baggage claim before you go on the green corridor look for the Desk or officer. ask for the Declaration, please fill in and go through the red corridor. ...

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