Application for Renewal of Full Driving Licence
Transport Department
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
 
Major Steps
It might take about 15 minutes for you to complete all the steps.
 
Step 1
Authenticate
Step 2
Fill in Application
Step 3
Submit Application
Step 4
Make Payment
Step 5
Receive Acknowledgement
 
Required Items
Hong Kong Supplementary Character Set (HKSCS)
For input, display and process of Chinese characters specific to Hong Kong
 
 
PPS Account/ Visa / MasterCard / JCB / China UnionPay
For payment of renewal fee by PPS, Visa, MasterCard, JCB or China UnionPay
 
 
Image File of Proof of Present Address (Issued not more than 3 months from now)
 
 
Image File of Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card (Front)
For renewal of full driving licence with commercial entitlement (Click here to see acceptable file formats)
 
 
Image File of Government Driving Permit (GF8)(Front)
For renewal of Government Driving Licence (Click here to see acceptable file formats)
 
 
Image File of Documentary Proof Issued by Government Department
For renewal of Government Driving Licence (Click here to see acceptable file formats)
 
 
Terms and Conditions
    1. The applicant is advised to read "How to Apply for a Driving Licence" before renewing the driving licence.
    2. The applicant has read, understood and agreed with the Notes about Personal Data (Click here to see the full text).
    3. If the applicant subsequently suffers from any disease or physical disability specified in the First Schedule of the Road Traffic (Driving Licences) Regulations (Click here to see the full text of the First Schedule) or any other disease or physical disability which may cause the driving by the applicant to be a source of danger to the public, the applicant should report in writing to the Commissioner for Transport immediately.
    4. The Commissioner for Transport is not empowered to issue any driving licence to the applicant if there are any outstanding court orders directing the Commissioner for Transport to refuse to issue the licence to the applicant.
    5. If the applicant has used cheque to settle payment of outstanding traffic fines, application for issue/renewal of driving licence would only be processed after 7 working days from the date of cheque payment.
    6. If the applicant applies for the renewal of full driving licence with commercial vehicle class(es), he/she must be the holder of a Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card; or the holder of a Hong Kong Identity Card (other than a Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card) and is not subject to any condition of stay (other than a limit of stay as defined in section 2(1) of the Immigration Ordinance (Cap. 115)).
    7. If a change occurs in the name, address or identity document of a driving licence holder/registered vehicle owner previously provided by the driving licence holder/registered vehicle owner to the Commissioner for Transport, the driving licence holder/registered vehicle owner shall, within 72 hours of the change, notify the Commissioner for Transport in writing or by submitting the completed Transport Department Form (TD559) with the proof of the change. Any person who contravenes such requirement without reasonable excuse commits an offence and is liable to fine of $2,000. For cases of change of name or change of identity document, the driving licence holder/registered vehicle owner shall also deliver to the Commissioner for Transport the existing original driving licence (if applicable), original driving instructor's licence (if applicable), original vehicle registration document (if applicable), vehicle licence (if applicable) and Certificate of Allocation of Personalized Registration Mark (if applicable) for amendment.
    8. The Commissioner for Transport may, in processing licensing application, require the applicant to produce proof of his/her present address (residential and correspondence address, e.g. water/electricity/gas/mobile phone bill or bank correspondence) which is issued not more than 3 months from now, and may suspend the processing of the application until the production of such proof.
    9. For any change of address notified in this application, all vehicle/driving licence records of the applicant under the same identity document held by this Department will also be changed.
    10. If the applicant wishes to apply for deletion of the driving restriction "To wear glasses or corrective lenses", he/she is required to provide the original and copy of medical certificate issued by Registered Medical Practitioner/Registered Optometrist and his/her original driving licence or driving instructor's licence (if applicable).
    11. The Commissioner for Transport may, in processing an application for the renewal of full driving licence, require the applicant to produce other proof, and may suspend the processing of the application until the production of such proof.
    12. This online service only accepts application for renewal of full driving licence. Application for renewal, first issue and addition of other driving licence(s)/vehicle class(es) will not be accepted by this online service.
    13. The applicant should not ask another person to apply for renewal of full driving licence through this online service. Meanwhile, the information that the applicant submits to this online service should be his/her own.
I have read, understood and agreed with the terms and conditions above.
 
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