This Section provides statistics on the number of vehicles registered and licensed in Hong Kong, drivers and learner drivers, driving tests as well as taxi licence tenders.

As at 31 December 2004, the number of registered vehicles was 617 474 representing an increase by about 0.55% when compared to that of 2003 and a growth of 12.02% over the 10 years’ period since 1995. The number of licensed vehicles reached 551 058, representing an increase of 1.69% in comparison with 2003.

As regards driving licences, there were about 1 723 000 holders of full driving licences at 31 December 2004, representing an increase of 3.86% and 60.87% as compared to the number in 2003 and 1995 respectively.

In view of the increasing demand for licensing services by the growing number of vehicle and driving licence holders, measures have been introduced to enable the public to apply for licensing services through other channels besides visiting the licensing offices in person. At present, applications for renewal of vehicles and driving licences and some selected licensing services can be made by post or on-line through personal computers under the Electronic Services Delivery scheme.

Enquiry Hotline : 2804 2600

Tenders of Taxi Licences 2004

No taxi tender exercise was held during the calendar year of 2004.

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