Driver Licensing Applications

Types of ApplicationApplication FormPhotocopy of Identity DocumentDriving Licence/Driving Instructor's LicenceFeeOther Documents Required (remarks)Service Points
Renewal of Full Driving Licence TD557 [tick mark] - [tick mark] - Postal application (P); or Licensing Offices (L); or Online application (GovHK)
First Issue of Full Driving Licence TD557 [tick mark] - [tick mark] (A) Postal application (P); or Licensing Offices (L)
Addition of Driving Licence/ Driving Instructor's Licence Entitlements TD557 [tick mark] - - (A) Postal application (P); or Licensing Offices (L)
Duplicate Driving Licence/ Duplicate Driving Instructor's Licence TD106 [tick mark] - [tick mark] (B) Postal application (P); or Licensing Offices (L)
International Driving Permit TD51 [tick mark] - [tick mark] (C) Postal application (P); or Licensing Offices (L)
Renewal of Driving Instructor's Licence TD557 [tick mark] - [tick mark] - Postal application (P); or Licensing Offices (L)
Change of Personal Particulars TD559 [tick mark] [tick mark] - (D) Postal application (P); or Licensing Offices (L); or Online application (GovHK)
Change of Address TD559 [tick mark] - -   Postal application (P); or Licensing Offices (L)
Learner's Driving Licence (Private Car, Light Goods Vehicle, Motor Cycle and Motor Tricycle) TD555 [tick mark] - [tick mark] (E) Postal application (P); or Licensing Offices (L)
Addition of Learner's Driving Licence Entitlements (Private Car, Light Goods Vehicle, Motor Cycle ad Motor Tricycle) TD555 [tick mark] - - (A) Postal application (P); or Licensing Offices (L)
Driving Test (Private Car, Light Goods Vehicle, Motor Cycle and Motor Tricycle) TD82 [tick mark] [tick mark] [tick mark] (F) Hong Kong Licensing Office; Kowloon Licensing Office (L)
Learner's Driving Licence (Commercial Vehicle) TD556 [tick mark] - [tick mark] - Only for postal applications @
Addition of Learner's Driving Licence Entitlements (Commercial Vehicles) TD556 [tick mark] - - (A) Postal applications (Q);Hong Kong Licencing Office; Kowloon Licensing Office (L)
Driving Test (Commercial Vehicle) TD321 [tick mark] [tick mark] [tick mark] - Only for postal applications @
Probationary Driving Licence TD590 [tick mark] - [tick mark] (A) Postal application (P); or Licensing Offices (L)
Application for Direct Issue of Hong Kong Driving Licence TD63A - - [tick mark] (G) Hong Kong Licensing Office (L)
Application for a Certificate of Driving Licence Particulars TD320 [tick mark] [tick mark] [tick mark] - Postal application (P); or Licensing Offices (L)

Remarks:

A.  Original copy of test form, statement from Transport Department showing the pass of a driving test and learner's licence.
B.  Defaced licence (applying for renewal of full driving licence/driving instructor's licence within four months prior to the expiry date of the current driving licence/ driving instructor's licence). In the case of a change in the name, declaration from a solicitor, photocopy of the declaration must be attached.
C.  Two recent photographs, with plain background. Size: 40mm X 50mm. Take full face without headwear.
D.  In the case of a change in the name, declaration from a solicitor, photocopy of the declaration must be attached.
E.  Regarding Learner's Driving Licence for Motor Cycle or Motor Tricycle, your application must be accompanied with Part B (Competence Test) pass certificate, Part C test (i.e. Road Test) appointment letter or application for Part C test.
F.  Form TD167 "Particulars of Driving Tests".
G.  The originals and photocopies of the overseas driving licence, Hong Kong Identity Card and any other documentary proof of compliance of application criteria are required. If the overseas licence is in a language other than English or Chinese, an officially certified translation of the licence is required.
(L)  Addresses of the Licensing Offices
(P)  Postal applications may be submitted by mail to Kwun Tong Licensing Office, P.O. Box 68115, Kowloon East Post Office, Kowloon. If your application is in order, the licensing document for which you have applied will be sent to you within 10 working days.
(Q)  Postal applications may be submitted by mail to Shatin Licensing Office, Shatin Central Post Office Box number 79. If your application is in order, the licensing document for which you have applied will be sent to you within one month.
Only for postal applications. Please submit by mail to Shatin Licensing Office, Shatin Central Post Office Box number 79.
(GovHK)  Online applications can be submiited through GovHK web site.

Notes for Attention

(1)

If a change occurs in the name, address or identity document of a driving licence holder/registered owner previously provided by the driving licence holder/registered owner to the Commissioner for Transport, the driving licence holder/registered owner shall, within 72 hours of the change, notify the Commissioner for Transport in writing or by submitting the completed Transport Department Form (TD559) with the proof of change. Any person who without reasonable excuse contravenes such requirement commits an offence and is liable to a fine of $2,000. For cases of change of name or change of identity document, the driving licence holder/registered owner shall also deliver to the Commissioner for Transport the existing original driving licence (if applicable), original driving instructor's licence (if applicable), original vehicle registration document (if applicable), vehicle licence (if applicable) and Certification of Allocation of Personalized Registration Mark (if applicable) for amendment;

(2)

The Commissioner for Transport may, in processing licensing application, require the applicant to produce proof of his/her present address (residential and correspondence address, e.g. water/ electricity/gas/mobile phone bill or bank correspondence), and may suspend the processing of the application until the production of such proof. Therefore, applicants please bring along your proof of present address (issued not more than 3 months from now) for presentation as and when requested by officers of licensing offices;

(3) With effect from 16 September 2008, applicants are required to produce proof of present address (residential address and correspondence address) which is issued not more than 3 months from now (e.g. water/electricity/gas/mobile phone bill or bank correspondence) when applying for the Registration of Vehicle, First Issue of Learner's Driving Licence / Full Driving Licence / Driving Instructor's Licence / Temporary Driving Licence / Vehicle Licence, Renewal of Full Driving Licence / Vehicle Licence, Direct Issue of Full Driving Licence and Change of Address. Transport Department may suspend the processing of the above applications until the production of address proof; and

(4)

For any change of address notified under any Transport Deparment application form, all vehicle/driving licence records of the applicant under the same identity document held by this Department will also be changed.

(5)

From 19 May 2007, driving licence holders who apply for renewal of full driving licences, probationary driving licences or driving instructors' licences are not required to produce their existing licences. Also, those who apply for driving instructors' licences or international driving permits do not need to produce their full driving licences.