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Become a Driver in Hong Kong

This article provides a guide that shows you how to become a driver in Hong Kong.

Applying for a Driving Licence

Check out the requirements and application procedures for obtaining driving licences for different vehicles. Application forms are available for download. You can also find out how overseas driving licence holders could apply for a temporary or full licence to drive in Hong Kong.

Online Checking of Driving Licence Status

Find out how to check the validity of your driving licence online and authorise another person to check this information.  

Driving Abroad with International Driving Permit

Check out the requirements and application procedures for obtaining the International Driving Permit.

Making Appointment for Application for International Driving Permit

Check out the requirements and procedures for making an appointment for application for the International Driving Permit at a Licensing Office.

Applying for a Duplicate Driving Licence

Check out how to apply for a duplicate driving licence if you have lost it or defaced it.

Applying for Driving Test for Non-Commercial Vehicles

Find out how to apply for a driving test for non-commercial vehicles and download application forms here. You can also find the list of driving test centres with addresses and telephone numbers.

Applying for Driving Test for Commercial Vehicles

Learn about the application procedures, download forms and find other details about driving tests for taxis, medium goods vehicles, heavy goods vehicles, public/private light buses, public/private buses, articulated vehicles or special purpose vehicles. A list of driving test centres with addresses and telephone numbers is also available here.

Applying for a Repeater Early Test Appointment

Learn about how to apply for a repeater early test appointment for re-taking a failed road test for private cars, light goods vehicles, motor cycles, public light buses, public buses, medium goods vehicles, heavy goods vehicles or articulated vehicles.

Issue of Private Driving Instructors’ Licences

Learn about the details of application for Private Driving Instructors' Test.  Transport Department proposes to issue 287 Private Driving Instructors' Licences: 212 licences for Group 1; 32 licences for Group 2; and 43 licences for Group 3.

List of Designated Driving Schools and Private Driving Instructors

You have to choose the Government designated driving schools or private driving instructors to meet the legal standard and ensure the teaching quality. Browse the name lists with contact numbers, types of vehicles taught, medium of instruction and much more here.

Probationary Driving Licence Scheme

Learn about the details and driving restrictions of the Probationary Driving Licence Scheme here.

Driving Licence Fees

You can find the driving licence fees of different types here.

Online Services for Driving Licences & Tests

Internet options are available for multiple services, including application for or renewing of driving licences, booking of driving tests, making an appointment to apply for the International Driving Permit, updating of address records and more.

Last review date: February 2016