When submitting a licensing application to the Transport Department, applicants have to produce proof of address which can be either the original or a copy, otherwise, the application may not be processed.
Valid proof of address is document, bill or correspondence issued within the last three months from the application date by any of the organizations listed below. The document should include the name and address of the applicant, the name of issuing organization and the issue date. Proof of address in photocopy, facsimile copy or digital copy (sent by mobile phone or computer) is accepted.
(1) Bills or invoices issued by utility companies (water, electricity, towngas or domestic piped liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) suppliers, (NOT including domestic piped LPG operators)
(2) Landline telephone, mobile phone, paid TV, Internet service bills
(3) Statement or correspondence issued by banks, licensed money lenders, insurance companies or Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) Approved Trustees
(4) Documents issued by government departments or the Judiciary
Examples: demand notes regarding tax payment, Demand for Rates and/or Government Rent, Student Loan Repayment Demand Notes
(5) Documents or bills issued by local universities or degree-awarding higher education institutions
(6) Valid and "stamped" (for stamp duty) tenancy agreement (the criterion of being issued within 3 months before the date of submitting the application/notification is not applicable, but tenancy must cover the date of application)
(7) Bills, correspondences or other documents issued by the following public organizations:
  • Hospital Authority
  • Hong Kong Housing Authority
  • Hong Kong Housing Society
  • Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority
(8) Bills, correspondences or other documents issued by the following organizations:
  • Autotoll
  • Local companies which supply vehicle fuels
  • Designated driving schools (Including the Hong Kong School of Motoring and Kwun Tong Driving School)
  • International charitable organizations (Example: UNICEF)
  • Charitable organizations registered in Hong Kong (Example: The Commuity Chest)
(9) [Only applicable to company vehicle owners]
  • Valid Business Registration Certificate
For enquiries about requirements of address proof, please contact our hotline (2804 2600).


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