Qatar has been added to the list of countries where Maldives accepts valid driving licenses from, without requiring the license holders to obtain a new license for a period of 90 days.
Transport Ministry announced the addition of Qatar to the list last Monday, increasing the number of countries currently approved to 27. They are:
- Sri Lanka
- United Kingdom
- United States of America
- United Arab Emirates
- Saudi Arabia
Transport Ministry has the discretion to accept valid driving licenses issued by foreign countries approved by the Transport Ministry without obtaining a new license for a period of 90 days under Article 33 (c) of the Land Transport Act.