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    Driving Information Tonga

    Driving Licence Requirements

    The driving licence requirements in Tonga state that you must have a full driving licence that is valid in your country of residence. Upon arrival in Tonga you will need to purchase a local driver's license from the nearest police station. This can be collected after you have your Tonga car hire and the depot staff will advise you where to purchase one from. The cost is approx TOP 18.

    Age Restrictions

    If you would like to hire a car in Tonga you must be 21 years of age and have held it for one year.

    Driving Distances

    • Nukunuku to Pea - 9kms

    • Tokomololo to Vaini - 7kms

    Road Rules and Petrol Stations

    General Tonga driving information, laws rules and regulations:

    • Driving in Tonga is on the left hand side of the road.

    • Seat belts when driving a hire car in Tonga are mandatory.

    • Tonga has no traffic lights, so be careful when approaching junctions.

    • Drivers are to carry at all times while driving, a valid drivers licence, registration documents and insurance documents.

    • Petrol stations in Tonga are generally found in the main villages, such as; Tongatapu.


    There are no tolls in Tonga.

    Parking Information

    When parking in Tongatapu, the main point to remember is that you do not obstruct the flow of traffic. Most hotels will have private parking, It's best to check with your hotel before you arrive for further Tonga parking information.

    When you hire a car it is important that you've looked through the above Tonga driving information, rules and regulations to ensure you have the safest possible journey.

    Useful Links

    Tonga Airport Information

    Tonga Travel Information

    Tonga on Wikipedia

    Google Maps Tonga