Directions for Applying for A Motorcar Driving License
2009.11.10

Directions for Applying for A Motorcar Driving License

   

No.: 3-2 

1. Item name

 

Applying for a motorcar driving license

2. Certificate issued and its valid period

 

Certificate issued: Motor Vehicle Driving License

Valid period of the certificate: No

 

3. Type of examination and approval and the legal force

 

Examination and approval. Applicants may drive vehicles of the designated model after obtaining the license. 

4. Legal basis

 

Article 19, Law of the Peoples Republic of China on Road Traffic Safety (adopted by the Standing Committee of the National Peoples Congress and came into force as of May 1st, 2004)

5. Conditions

 

After the applicant passing the test, the Vehicle Administrative Office will issue to him a Motor Vehicle Driving License.

6. Documentary requirements for application

 

Applicants from Hong Kong SAR may be exempt from the test:

1. Application Form for Direct Issue of Mainland Motor Vehicle Driving License to Hong Kong Residents;

2. Original and copy of Hong Kong Identity Card or Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card;

3. Original and copy of Mainland Travel Permit, Home Return Permit or passport;

4. Original and copy of Hong Kong Driving License;

5. Four recently-taken bareheaded and full-face color optical photos with white background, in which the persons head takes about 2/3 of the length of the photo.

6. Registration Form of Provisional Board and Lodging of Temporary Residents

7. Health Condition Certificate of the Motor Vehicle Driver issued by a medical institution at or above the county level.

Applicants from Macau SAR:

1. Application Form for Motor Vehicle Driving License;

2. Original and copy of Macau Resident Identity Card or Macau Permanent Resident Identity Card;

3. Original and copy of Mainland Travel Permit, Home Return Permit or passport;

4. Original and copy of Macau Driving License;

5. Four recently-taken bareheaded and full-face color optical photos with white background, in which the persons head takes about 2/3 of the length of the photo.

6. Registration Form of Provisional Board and Lodging of Temporary Residents

7. Health Condition Certificate of the Motor Vehicle Driver issued by a medical institution at or above the county level.


Applicants from Taiwan:

1. Application Form for Motor Vehicle Driving License

2. Original and copy of Mainland Travel Permit for Taiwan Residents;

3. Health Condition Certificate of the Motor Vehicle Driver issued by a medical institution at or above the county level;

4. Six recently-taken bareheaded and full-face color optical photos with white background, in which the persons head takes about 2/3 of the length of the photo.

5. Application Form for Taiwan Residents Transacting the Business of Motor Vehicles and Driving License


Applicants from other countries:

1. Application Form for Motor Vehicle Driving License

2. Original and copy of the applicants identity certificates (including the applicants valid passport or other international travel certificates and valid Residence Permit for Foreigners in the People's Republic of China );

3. Health Condition Certificate of the Motor Vehicle Driver issued by a medical institution at or above the county level;

4. Six recently-taken bareheaded and full-face color optical photos with white background, in which the persons head takes about 2/3 of the length of the photo.

5. Original and copy of the applicants overseas motor vehicle driving license. A Chinese version should also be provided if the license is not stated in Chinese.

7. Authorities accepting the application and its address

 

Vehicle Administrative Office, Traffic Police Division, Foshan Public Security Bureau

No. 1 Qinggong Er Road, Foshan City

8. Approving authorities

 

Traffic Police Division, Foshan Public Security Bureau

9. Procedure

 

1. The applicant files an application to Foshan Vehicle Administrative Office; 2. Foshan Vehicle Administrative Office accepts the application and organizes a test; 3. The office issues Motor Vehicle Driving License to those applicants who have passed the test.

10. Time limit for examination and approval

 

5 working days as of the day of acceptance of the application if the applicant passes the test

11. Charge

 

Charge standard: 120 yuan

12. Application form

 

Yes

13. Annual verification or survey

 

No

14. Authorities entertaining consultation and complaint and their telephone numbers

 

Consultation authorities: Vehicle Administrative Office, Traffic Police Division, Foshan Public Security Bureau

Complaint authorities: Supervision Division of Foshan Public Security Bureau
Consultation number: 82962829

Complaint number: 110 or 83391061

15. Remarks