Hainan Temporary Driving Permit

Rent a car with your home country driver’s license in Hainan Island. You can drive a car with your home country license in Hainan Island

Starting from August 1st, 2019, tourists can rent a car on Hainan Island with their home country driver’s licenses by applying Hainan temporary driving permits. No health checks are requested anymore. So now it is so easy to rent a car on Hainan Island with your home country license.

What documents are requested to apply for a temporary driving permit with your home country license on Hainan Island?

Applicants only need to bring the following documents:

– Passport with valid Chinese visa ( Visa Waiver available for foreigners from 59 countries)

– Foreign driving license with Chinese translation (Please email us copy of your license, we will help with translation)

– Two one-inch color photos on a plain background

Where shall I go for a temporary driving permit on Hainan? 

Upon arrival at Sanya or Haikou Airport, there is an office for foreign tourists to apply for a temporary driving permit on Hainan with right documents.

How much shall I pay for a temporary driving permit?

It is free to apply for temporary driving permit with your home country license.

How long is a temporary driving permit valid?

A temporary driving permit on Hainan is valid for max 3 months. If you stay for more than 3 months, you can apply for an extension up to one year as long as your China visa is valid. If you visit Hainan more than once within 3 months, then you don’t need to re-apply.

So now, you have all the information about applying for a temporary driving permit on Hainan Island with your home country license or international driver’s license.

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