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Online Application for Renewal of Vehicle Licence

Q1. After submitting my e-application, when can I get my new vehicle licence?

If your application for renewal of vehicle licence, supporting documents and payment are in order, Transport Department will send the new vehicle licence to your registered address by recorded mail within 10 working days.
 

Q2. I have just moved to a new address, can I update my address in Transport Department on-line?

Yes, you can update your residential and correspondence address using this online service. Or, you may use the online service of New Change of Address Services
 

Q3. What can I do if I am not sure whether my e-application is successfully submitted or not?

If your application is in order, the new licence will be sent to you by recorded mail within 10 working days. After that period of time, if you have not received your licence, you may contact 1823.

While Transport Department is processing your application, you will be contacted direct, when required. To facilitate an effective communication, please provide a telephone number we can get in contact with you easily.
 

Q4. Can I submit my renewal application in advance before expiry of the current licence?

Yes, a vehicle licence may be renewed within 4 months prior to its expiry date. For more details on the application requirement for renewal of vehicle licence, please visit homepage of Transport Department (http://www.td.gov.hk/).
 

Q5. How can I pay the application fee?

Online payment, you can choose to pay by PPS or credit card (Visa/Master).
 

Q6. How to access online application for renewal of vehicle licence?

You may log on http://www.gov.hk and select renewal of vehicle licence
 

Q7. What are the benefits of using online application for renewal of vehicle licence?

Online application for a renewal of vehicle licence is easy to use; it saves your time on queuing at the Licensing Office.
 

Q8. What are the system requirements of the computer used by internet users of online application for renewal of vehicle licence?

Here is generally no system requirement. But if you have registered for Visa and MasterCard's security programs (i.e. Verified by Visa (VbV) and MasterCard SecureCode), you may need to enable your browser to accept cookies from your credit card issuer's website. You are advised to check with your credit card issuer if they have imposed any other specific system requirements.
 

Q9. Any time out limit for online application for renewal of vehicle licence?

Online application for renewal of vehicle licence will automatically log out if you leave your computer idle for longer than 15 minutes.
 

Q10. When should I renew vehicle licence?

You may apply for renewal of a vehicle licence within four months prior to the expiry date of the current licence. The new licence will be valid from the expiry date of the current licence.
 

Q11. What should I do if the vehicle licence expired already?

You should submit an application for renewal of vehicle licence as soon as possible. For the unlicenced period, additional fee will be payable at the rate of 0.33% of the appropriate annual rate for each day (round up to nearest 10 cents) of any period between the last expiry date and the date when the new licence commences, unless satisfactory proof is produced to the effect that the vehicle was put off the road during the entire unlicensed period. Please be advised that payment of additional fee does not mean that the vehicle will be licensed for the period for which such fee is charged and that any new licence granted under such circumstances will only start from the date of issue.
 

Q12. What kinds of documents have to be required for online application for renewal of vehicle licence?

Please prepare to upload following documents:
  • Valid Third Party Risks Insurance Policy or Cover Note – it must be registered in the name of the registered owner and shall be valid on the date when the new licence is to become operative (Not applicable to trailer);
  • Vehicle Registration Document;
  • In case the vehicle is subject to inspection, please upload “ Certificate of Roadworthiness” or “Certificate of Fitness” (The certificate must be valid on the date when new licence is to become operative);
  • In case of taxi, please upload “Notification of Taxi Parking Accommodation”.
  • In case that vehicle owner is Consulate General, please upload “Exemption Letter from the Director of Protocol”.
  • In case that vehicle owner is a disabled person, please upload “Letter Approval for Disabled Driver”.
  • Proof of present address(residential address/company address (if using company as registered vehicle owner) and correspondence address) which is issued not more than 3 month from now (e.g. water/electricity/gas/mobile phone bill or bank correspondence).