Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Application method
Chapter 3 Note for application
Chapter 4 Conditions of Issue
Chapter 5 Road information

Chapter 1 Introduction
Lantau Closed Road Permit

The section of Tung Chung Road (south of Shek Mun Kap Road) and all roads on South Lantau are designated as closed roads. Motorists who wish to access Tung Chung Road or roads on South Lantau are required to hold a valid "Lantau Closed Road Permit" (LCRP) and to fully comply with the conditions of issue as stated on the LCRP and the approval letter. According to the law, motorists will be prosecuted for driving on closed roads without a valid permit.

Residents and business operators on South Lantau and those with genuine operation and business needs to access South Lantau may apply for a non-temporary or temporary LCRP using the application form TD348. The Transport Department will consider the application by assessing the nature and reason(s) of the application and the supporting documents submitted. There are currently two types of LCRPs: non-temporary and temporary. In general, non-temporary LCRPs are issued to residents and business operators on South Lantau and temporary LCRPs to those with genuine needs to temporarily access South Lantau. Each residential/commercial unit on South Lantau may apply for one LCRP only. Subject to genuine needs and sufficient grounds, a family in a 3-storey village house registered with a single address may apply for a maximum of 3 LCRPs (i.e. a maximum of one LCRP for each storey). Applicants must provide the required supporting documents.

In addition, to facilitate tourists'access, the Transport Department allows a maximum of 40 daily quotas for coaches, of which 20 are for local tours and 20 for non-local ones. The quotas are allocated on a "first come first served" basis. Tourism service operators and organisations may apply for a temporary LCRP from the Transport Department using the application form TD348B .

Also, to facilitate the people with mobility disabilities' access to South Lantau, the Transport Department will introduce a trial of five daily quotas to hire cars serving wheelchair users on a "first come first served" basis starting from 1 July 2022. Hire car operators may apply for a temporary LCRP from the Transport Department using the application form TD348B with effect from 1 June 2022.

As for arrangements of the "Driving on Lantau Island" Scheme, please follow this link to the relevant Transport Department webpage.

Chapter 2 Application method
Application Form

1) LCRP (Form TD348)
2) LCRP for tour service of non-franchised bus and vehicles with hire car permit for conveyance of wheelchair bound passengers (Form TD348B) 

Document Templates

Supporting Documents Required
Non-temporary LCRP (Form TD348)
(For residents and business operators on South Lantau)

(If the above address proof document is not in the name of the applicant, please provide proof of relationship between the registered user and the applicant with supporting document, such as owner's authorisation letter in the specified form.)

Subject to the genuine needs and justifications, families living in a 3-storey village house registered at a single address is allowed to apply for a maximum of three Lantau Closed Road Permits (i.e. a maximum of one permit for each storey). The applicant must be a family member of the address proof holder (including the spouse, parent/child/sibling) and must provide exterior pictures of the 3-storey village house, valid and acceptable documentary proof to support the declared relationship (e.g. marriage/birth certificate) and residency (e.g. utility bill or bank statement issued to the applicant), together with a consent letter from the address proof holder supporting the application. To ensure that LCRPs are only issued to applicants with genuine needs to access South Lantau, if the applicant is a resident or business operator on South Lantau and the address proof document or vehicle(s) concerned is not registered under the name of the applicant, the applicant must meet the relationship requirement with the address proof holder or registered vehicle owner (e.g. spouse, parent/child/sibling, cohabitant, employer/employee, etc) and provide valid and acceptable relationship document(s) such as Marriage Certificate, Birth Certificate. (see the table below). The applicant also needs to provide the address proof holder and/or registered vehicle owner's signed authorisation letter(s) in the specified form and a copy of their identity documents.

Acceptable documents proving the applicant's relationship with the address proof holder and/or registered vehicle owner:

Acceptable Relationship

Relationship Document

Spouse

Marriage Certificate

Parents/ Children/ Siblings

Birth Certificate

Cohabitant

Utility Bill / Bank Statement

Employer/Employee

Employment Contract


Other relationship (Subject to the assessment result)

Oath (including the relationship and reason for application)

Temporary LCRP(Form TD348)
(For applicants with genuine needs to temporarily access South Lantau)

Temporary permit for tour services of non-franchised bus and vehicle with hire car permit for conveyance of wheelchair bound passengers (TD348B)

Non-franchised buses for carrying non-local visitors

  1. Booking order of a hotel on South Lantau showing the date(s) of staying or
  2. Booking orders made between a non-franchised bus operator or travel agent and its client with both parties' official chops, confirming the order and showing the date of travel to south Lantau; or
  3. Printed materials about the trip to South Lantau showing the date of travel with the organiser's official chop.

Non-franchised buses for carrying local visitors

  1. Printed materials about the trip to South Lantau showing the date of travel with the organiser's official chop; or
  2. Booking orders made between a non-franchised bus operator or travel agent and its client with both parties' official chops, confirming the order and showing the date of travel to South Lantau.

Notes

  1. A copy of valid vehicle registration document(s) of the non-franchised bus(es) concerned; and
  2. A copy of Annexure to the Passenger Service Licence (TD 260D) concerned showing that the non-franchised bus(es) has / have obtained prior endorsement from the Transport Department to provide respective non-franchised bus service.

Vehicles with hire car permit for conveyance of wheelchair bound passengers

a. A copy of valid vehicle registration document(s) of the concerned hire car; and
b. A copy of the Hire Car Permit (TD180F); and

c. Approval letter for the concerned hire car permit for conveyance of wheelchair bound passengers and their companions only issued by Transport Department; and
d. Booking orders issued by a hire car operator to the passenger confirming the order and showing the date of travel to south Lantau; and
e. The following supporting documents regarding the passenger should be submitted:
i) Mobility disability document issued (for example by registered doctor or physiotherapist) within 6 months before the date of application of the wheelchair user to be carried**; or
**Please complete the attached Form of "Mobility Disability Document".
ii) Registration Card for People with Disabilities issued by Labour and Welfare Bureau as a proof for physical disability and declaration for lower limb disability with the use of wheelchair ##; or
## Please complete the attached Declaration form of Lower Limb Mobility Disabilities.
iii) Any other documents to prove the person to be carried is with lower limb mobility disabilities with the use of wheelchair.
f. A copy of the Business Registration Certificate / Certificate of Incorporation / Hong Kong Identity Card of the hire car operator.

Notes

If the applicant cannot provide the following documents when submitting the application, after receiving the notification of approval in principle from Transport Department, the applicant shall submit by fax the following documents to Transport Operations (NT) Division of the Transport Department not later than 8 working days before the date of use of the permits, otherwise the application may be rejected.

a. A copy of valid vehicle registration document(s) of the hire car concerned;

b. A copy of the Hire Car Permit (TD180F); and

c. Approval letter for the concerned hire car permit for conveyance of wheelchair bound passengers and their companions issued by Transport Department

Replacement for lost permit

Chapter 3 Note for application
Residents and business operators on South Lantau and those with genuine operation and business needs to access South Lantau

Permit applications for tour service of non-franchised buses and vehicles with hire car permit for conveyance of wheelchair bound passengers

Application Status of "Lantau Closed Road Permit" (for Tour Service of Non-Franchised Bus)
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Chapter 4 Conditions of Issue

Chapter 5 Road information

Locations of Passing Place and Escape Lane Along Tung Chung Road

Locations of Passing Place and Escape Lane Along Tung Chung Road
Map : Locations of Passing Place and Escape Lane Along Tung Chung Road (PDF 923 KB) *Printable Version