|1.||What types of cross-boundary vehicles are there in Hong Kong?|
Types of cross-boundary vehicles are listed as below:-
|2.||How does the Government manage and regulate cross-boundary vehicles?|
The Governments of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Guangdong Province and the Macao Special Administrative Region have been implementing and administering a quota system for regulation and control of different types of cross-boundary vehicles (Except cross-boundary shuttles plying between Lok Ma Chau Boundary Control Point and Huanggang Port, and that plying between Hong Kong Port and Zhuhai Port/ Macao Port of the HZMB; Hong Kong cross-boundary goods vehicles and Hong Kong private cars under the Macao Port Park-and-Ride Scheme). Apart from the quota system, all cross-boundary vehicles must obtain the closed road permit issued by the TD, and have completed the formalities required by the relevant Authorities in the Mainland and Macao as appropriate, before they could travel between Hong Kong and the Mainland / Macao.
|3.||How to apply for operation of cross-boundary coach and hire car services?|
Applicants shall first obtain business licence/approval from the Mainland authorities for operation of cross-boundary coach and hire car services as appropriate in the Mainland. When the Governments of the Hong Kong and the Guangdong Province decide to invite applications for quotas for cross-boundary coaches or hire cars, the Transport Department of the HKSAR Government will publish the notice on local newspapers, inviting applications. Eligible applicants shall submit the applications to both the Transport Department and the Land and Air Ports Administration Division of the Port Administration Office of the People's Government of Guangdong Province. All applications will be examined and approved by the two Governments.
Successful applicants with quotas of cross-boundary coach or hire car shall then complete the formalities as required in Hong Kong and the Mainland and shall start providing the cross-boundary coach or hire car service within the specified period.
Regarding cross-boundary coaches, applicants shall apply for the Passenger Service Licence and Passenger Service Licence Certificate from the Transport Department according to the prevailing relevant regulations in Hong Kong and can only start operating the cross-boundary coach service upon receipt of the relevant documents. The routeings and stopping locations of the cross-boundary coach services within the HKSAR boundary shall be approved by the Transport Department.
(Please refer to this webpage for details about application for passenger service licence for operation of non-franchised bus service: )
As for cross-boundary hire cars, applicants shall apply for the Hire Car Permit - Private Service (Limousine) (Cross-boundary) from the Transport Department according to the prevailing relevant regulations in Hong Kong and can only start operating the cross-boundary hire car service upon receipt of the permit.
(Please refer to the following webpages for details about application for hire car permit:
(For details about regulation on cross-boundary vehicles and the relevant formalities in the Mainland, please make enquiries to the Mainland authorities concerned or visit below webpage