Online Application for a Certificate of Particulars of Motor Vehicle

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Note: You need a valid personal or organisational digital certificate for the application.

Online application for a Certificate of Particulars of Motor Vehicle (Valid digital certificate required)

Points to note:

The application for a Certificate of Particulars of Motor Vehicle should be related to the followings:

  • transport related legal proceedings
  • sale and purchase of vehicle
  • traffic and transport related matters

If the specified date and time is over 5 years before the date of application, please submit the application in person or by agent at any Licensing Offices or by post. The Vehicle Certificate will be posted to your correspondence address by registered post within 10 working days upon receipt of application.

Who Can Apply Online?

You can apply online if you are:

  • at least 18 years of age and holder of a valid personal digital certificate issued by recognised Certification Authorities; or
  • the authorised person of a limited company who holds a valid organisational digital certificate opened with a Certificate of Incorporation.

What Do I Need for Application?

  • A valid personal or organisational digital certificate issued by the recognised Certification Authorities for authentication, e.g. Hongkong Post (see the images below).

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  • A credit card (Visa, MasterCard, JCB or China UnionPay) or a PPS account number and Internet password for payment.  (Note: Visa, MasterCard and JCB offer additional security programs to give their cardholders extra protection when they make online payments.  You must register in advance with Verified by Visa (VbV), MasterCard® SecureCodeTM or J/SecureTM.)
  • A printer to print out a hard copy of the acknowledgement page and the Certificate, or a storage device to save your application details.  (Note: If you do not have both, please remember to write down the application reference number.)
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How Much Should I Pay for a Vehicle Certificate?

The fee for each Certificate of Particulars of Motor Vehicle is HK$45.

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Online application for a Certificate of Particulars of Motor Vehicle (Valid digital certificate required)

The Commissioner for Transport will be able to verify the Certificate of Particulars of Motor Vehicle obtained through the online service except in the following situations:

  • The Certificate is wrinkled.
  • The Certificate is a photocopy.
  • The Certificate has been folded.

Can I Apply for a Vehicle Certificate by Post?

You can apply for a Vehicle Certificate by post, in which case the Vehicle Certificate will be sent to your correspondence address by registered post within 10 working days upon receipt of your application.

Download application form TD318 - Application for a Certificate of Particulars of Vehicle (pdf file)

Underpaid mail items will be rejected.  Please pay sufficient postage to ensure mail items can duly reach us.

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Further Information

If you need further information on the online service, please contact us at 2804 2600 or visit the Transport Department’s website below.

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