1985 Agreement on the Recognition of Domestic Driving Licenses Issued by ASEAN Countries
|CIL Subject Classification|
|Date of Adoption||09/07/1985|
|Place of Adoption||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 18th Ministerial Meeting (AMM)|
|Issued/Adopted by||Foreign Ministers of ASEAN|
|Dispute settlement provisions||
Any dispute between the CONTRACTING PARTIES arising out of the interpretation or implementation of this Agreement shall be settled amicably through consultation or negotiation.”
Secretary-General of the ASEAN Secretariat
Text of annexes not available.
Annex A – Classification of Types or Classes of Driving Licenses Issued by Negara Brunei Darussalam
Annex B – Classification of Types or Classes of Driving Licenses Issued by Indonesia
Annex C – Classification of Types or Classes of Driving Licenses Issued by Malaysia
Annex D – Classification of Types or Classes of Driving Licenses Issued by Philippines
Annex E – Classification of Types or Classes of Driving Licenses Issued by Singapore
Annex F – Classification of Types or Classes of Driving Licenses Issued by Thailand
Annex G-L – Sample licenses
|Entry Into Force Status||In Force|
|Date of Entry into Force||
|Entry into Force / Termination Provisions||
The CONTRACTING PARTIES shall deposit their Instruments of Ratification with the Secretary-General of the ASEAN Secretariat who shall promptly inform each CONTRACTING PARTIES of such deposit. This Agreement shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the sixth Instrument of Ratification has been deposited.”
This Agreement may be terminated as between any two of the CONTRACTING PARTIES by either of the parties giving to the other six months prior written notice of the intended termination.”
|ASEAN States||(Source: as of 15/04/2019)|
Lao PDR acceded to this Agreement via the 1997 Second Protocol for the Accession of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic to ASEAN Agreements.
Myanmar acceded to this Agreement via the 1997 Second Protocol for the Accession of the Union of Myanmar to ASEAN Agreements.
Cambodia acceded to this Agreement via the 1999 Protocol for the Accession of the Kingdom of Cambodia to ASEAN Agreements.
Viet Nam acceded to this agreement via a 1997 Instrument of Accession.
Dates of ratification and accession given above were obtained from the ASEAN Secretariat’s Legal Instruments website and its electronic collection of instruments of ratification and accession. The dates given appear to be the dates of execution of the instruments of ratification/accession, rather than their date of receipt by the depository.
|Prepared By||RY On 08/03/2011|
|Last Updated By||CSW On 15/04/2019|