Regular Quota for Hong Kong Private Cars to Macao (Access to City Centre)
   
(1) Regular Quota for Hong Kong Private Cars to Macao (Access to City Centre)
The traffic flow in the vicinity of the HZMB Hong Kong Port has generally been smooth upon its commissioning in October 2018. The TD, following the earlier allocation of Hong Kong quotas amounting to 300, will increase the Hong Kong quotas by 500 according to the arrangement agreed by the governments of Hong Kong and Macao which have taken into account the traffic situation.

Half of the additional 500 quota allocations are for company applicants and half are for individual applicants. Hong Kong private cars under regular quota will be permitted to make multiple access to the city of Macao via the HZMB. The quota will be valid for three years and re-allocated upon expiry through open application.
   
(2) Eligibility of Quota Application
Applicant's Hong Kong non-commercial private cars (i.e. without a valid Hire Car Permit) must be registered and licensed in Hong Kong, have a valid Hong Kong vehicle registration document and be insured (Third Party Risks Insurance of Hong Kong).
   
  Individual Quota (250 quotas)
1. Applicant must be a Hong Kong Permanent Resident; and
2. Being employed with remunerations in Macao or have established a registered company in Macao; and
3. Registered owner of the Hong Kong private car must be the applicant.
   
  Company Quota (250 quotas)
1. Applicant must be a company (i) registered in both Hong Kong and Macao, or (ii) registered in HK and associated with another company registered in Macao; and
2. Applicant must provide the proof of tax payment and documents with company information in Hong Kong and Macao respectively; and
3. Registered owner of the Hong Kong private car must be a registered company applicant in Hong Kong, a registered company applicant in Macao, or a director of above companies.
   
  Each applicant is allowed to submit one application only. Submitting more than one application may result in disqualification. Existing quota holders are not allowed to submit application in this round of application.
   
(3) Eligibility of Drivers
 
Company Quotas Individual Quota
  • Not more than 3 designated drivers, they must be staff members or directors of the applicant and authorised by the applicant in writing
  • Applicant only
  • All designated drivers must be Hong Kong Permanent Residents
Note: According to the regulation 12 of Provisions on the Application for and Use of Driving Licenses (Order No. 139, Ministry of Public Security, the People's Republic of China), applicants for the People's Republic of China Motor Vehicle Driving Licence must be aged over 18 and under 70. This requirement is not applicable to those designated drivers who have already obtained the People's Republic of China Motor Vehicle Driving Licence. Individual applicant who is aged over 70 should ensure that they have already obtained valid People's Republic of China Motor Vehicle Driving Licence at the time of application.
   
(4) Application Procedures
HK PCs using the HZMB must complete all the formalities as required by the three government authorities, including the licensing requirements of Hong Kong and Macao government authorities and filing records with the Mainland government authorities.

The TD will co-ordinate the applications of HK and Macao licences and filing records with the Mainland government authorities. With the applicants' consent, the TD will pass the information of applicants, vehicles and drivers to the Macao and Mainland government authorities for licence and permit applications and filing records. Applications will be processed by the three government authorities separately.
   
  Step 1: Make application to the TD

Qualified applicants must submit a duly completed Application Form for Regular Quota for Hong Kong Private Car to Macao (TD618) to the TD on or before the deadline for application via one of the following means (Eligible parties can apply for regular quota allocation from 9:00 a.m. on 21 October 2019. The application period will close at 5:15 p.m. on 4 November 2019):

  • GovHK website (www.gov.hk/regularquotahkpctomacao); or
  • By post to the Cross Boundary Unit of the TD (Address: Room 1032, 10/F, Harbour Building, 38 Pier Road, Central, Hong Kong) (the postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of submission); or
  • Collection Box (Address: Room 1032, 10/F, Harbour Building, 38 Pier Road, Central, Hong Kong). The collection box is available from 9:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. from Monday to Friday (except public holidays).
   
(5) Quota Allocation
If the number of applications exceeds 500 (250 quotas each for individual and company quotas), the TD will, in accordance with their types of applications, carry out balloting to determine the order of applications to be processed. The ballot result will be uploaded at this website after balloting. The TD will invite applications to proceed with their applications, according to their balloted orders, until all quotas have been filled.
   
  Step 2: Submit Closed Road Permit ('CRP') application to the TD

Applicants receiving invitation from the TD are required to apply for CRPs (in person, by agent, by post or drop-in box) with the CRP application form and the supporting documents as stipulated on the Application Form (TD618) before specified dates. They will only be considered as the quota holder upon issue of CRP.
   
  Step 3: Make appointments with the Macao Customs Service for collecting and displaying labels and permits issued by Macao government authorities

After obtaining CRP from the TD, the quota holders are required by the Macao government authorities to collect and display labels and permits issued by the Macao government authorities upon arrival to at the Macao Port before departing for Macao via the HZMB for the first time. Macao Customs Service will contact the quota holders direct for the arrangements.
   
(6) Requirements of Vehicles and Driving Licences
  Vehicle Licence Driving Licence
Hong Kong
  • CRP (HKD 540 per year)
  • HK full Driving Licence
Macao
  • Identification label issued by the Macao Transport Bureau (Free)
  • Permit issued by the Macao Customs Service (MOP 100)
  • Electronic label issued by the Macao Customs Service (Free)
  • Holder of HK full Driving Licence may stay in Macao for at most 14 days; registration with the Macao Public Security Police Force is required for stays in Macao exceeding 14 days (Free)
Mainland
  • Filing Records (Free)
  • Filing Records (Free)
   
  The application fees for the formalities as required by the Macao and the Mainland government authorities are set by the relevant authorities concerned. Applicants are advised to make enquiries on the required procedures and fees to obtain an up-to-date information.
   
  Requirements of Vehicle Insurance

Applicants must purchase Macao and the Mainland vehicle insurance as required by their respective Laws.
 
The Insurance Authority website on motor insurance for using the HZMB:
https://ia.org.hk/en/infocenter/faqs/faqs_13.html

The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers HZMB Insurance Corner:
https://www.hkfi.org.hk/hzmb/index.html
   
  Mail items with sufficient postage

Mail items with insufficient postage will not be received. To ensure prompt delivery of mail items to the TD, please make sure that the mail items bear sufficient postage by weight and mail format and have return addresses. (Details)
   
  Enquiries

For questions on the the Regular Quota for Hong Kong Private Cars to Macao, please call the 1823 or enquire via email (tdenq@td.gov.hk).
   
  The 2018 ballot result

(Individual Quota) (Company Quota).