Blog Categories

Morocco Advice

//Morocco Advice
Morocco Advice 2018-01-15T14:59:11+00:00


If you enter Morocco with a motorcycle all details ‘i.e. registration, chassis, engine size make and model’ will have-to be recorded before you enter morocco. If you’re not in possession of the same vehicle when leaving Morocco, you’ll be refused exit and detained. You’ll will also need to provide evidence of adequate motorcycle insurance when you are in morocco. You should always carry your personal passport and motorcycle insurance to cover you to ride your motorcycle plus all other motorcycle documents, to apply for temporary import for your Motorcycle, you will need to complete a form apone entering morocco, we offer this service for FREE at no cost to you when making a reservation for a tour with us to Morocco.

Age limits
Motorcycles up to 50cc – 16 years.
Motorcycles Over 50cc – 18 years.
No one is allowed to drive on a provisional licence.

Motorcycle Insurance

Moroccan insurance is tricky. Your UK policy must clearly state (and in French/Moroccan) that you are insured in the Kingdom otherwise you will need to obtain local insurance which can be obtained when you enter Morocco, yet again do contact us for more details on our Morocco Desert Edge Motorbike Tours.

Your Documents

  1. You must carry your documents with you when you travel in Morocco.
  2. A valid full driving licence
  3. An International Driving Permit (when necessary) Morocco does not require this by law.
  4. The original vehicle registration document.
  5. Your motor insurance certificate.
  6. Your passport.

You must carrying the correct documents this will help to identify you and your vehicle and your rights should you be stopped by the police or local authorities.

Speed limits
Please Obey the local and national speed limits

GB Registration Number Plates (Sticker’s)
Must be displayed on your motorcycle. Failure to comply with this regulation could result in an on-the-spot fine.

Motorcycle Headlights
It is a requirement to adjust your headlights so that the full beam doesn’t dazzle oncoming drivers. In many countries it is a requirement to ride day and night on dipped beam, we suggest that it’s better to be seen ?

Depending on your bike please carry a complete set of replacement bulbs for your lights. (Check with your dealer)

First Aid Kit
Whilst not compulsory in most countries it is recommended you take a small first aid kit – you can buy these to fit under your seat or tuck away in a small pocket of your luggage.

Motorcycle Safety Helmets
Compulsory for both driver and passenger.

Speed Limits

Unless otherwise signposted. In built up areas 31mph (50km/h), other areas 55mph (90k/h). Urban motorways and dual carriageways 80mph (130km/h). Minimum speed limit on motorways is 49mph (80km/h), exceeding the speed limit by more than 40km/h will have their licences confiscated on the spot if caught. Speed limits are mostly marked in kilometers. 1 mile = 1.609344 kilometres

No leaded petrol (only replacement lead petrol) available.

Motorcycle Insurance
3rd party compulsory.

Only one pillion passenger may be carried on motorcycles. All pillion passengers must be covered by insurance.