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Guide to Driving In Hong Kong

Guide to Driving In Hong Kong

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Guide to Driving In Hong Kong

Driving in Hong Kong

Welcome to our driving in Hong Kong section! Here we take a look at all the frequently asked questions to do with all things motoring and driving in Hong Kong- driving license conversion, Hong Kong road rules, paying your traffic fines, registration of your vehicle, and so much more.

  • Driving License

    The Transport Department of Hong Kong issues driving licenses. In this section we give you all the information about applying for a learner’s license, making appointments and taking your driving test. We also have information on the different kinds of driving licenses.

  • Buying a car

    Hong Kong has an extensive public transport system for a very good reason, they discourage people from owning cars due to the traffic and density of the city. However, if you choose to buy a car, we have all the information for you regarding the procedures you should follow.

  • Ferry

    Islands, which are connected by highways, surround Hong Kong mainland but sometimes it is just easier to hop onto a ferry and travel from the mainland to Kowloon or one of the other islands that surround the city. Ferries are the most scenic way of travelling to Lantau Island, Disney Land and Tai O.

  • Public Transport

    Hong Kong is a small country with a land mass of just 1102 square kilometers with a large population of over seven million people. The public transport system is extensive in order to ensure that over 11 million journeys are made daily. With a network that includes railways, trams, buses, minibuses, taxis and ferries, getting around Hong Kong is fast and easy

  • Registering your car

    No vehicle is allowed to be driven or used on a road unless it is registered and licensed. We have all the information telling you how to register your second hand vehicle. We also have all the information about import declarations if you want to bring a car from your home country to Hong Kong.

  • Bus

    Hong Kong has many forms of public transport, one of which is the elaborate bus services, which are safe for residents and tourists to use. There are franchised and non-franchised bus services that are authorized and recommended for passenger use.

  • Selling a car

    There are many different forums on which one can advertise a used car for sale in Hong Kong. Firstly a car can be sold to a used car dealer, while the seller may not receive as much money for this transaction as he might if he sells privately. We have advice and information on selling a car in Hong Kong.

  • Driving in Hong Kong

    Hong Kong is a small city with a very dense population; hence the roads are usually congested especially at peak times. Here we tell you what driving in Hong Kong is really like and discuss lanes, steering columns and people’s attitudes on the roads and advise you what driving in this city really is like.

  • Taxi

    There are plenty of taxis in Hong Kong that can take you to a multitude of destinations. Perhaps you are off to Disneyland or a happening Karaoke Bar in China Town. Maybe you are just visiting the market. A taxi can get you there. Taxis can usually be hailed on the street or alternatively you can order one by phone. All the taxis are metered, air conditioned and well priced.

  • Parking Fines

    It is important to pay any traffic fines quickly through the Hong Kong Police Force, within 21 days of the issue date of the Fixed Penalty Notice in order to discharge the liability of the contravention. We have details of how and where you can pay your fines.

  • Road Signs

    The road signs in Hong Kong are mostly international and should be understood by all drivers. Here we have examples of some major road signs used in Hong Kong for you to familiarize yourself before you get on the road.

  • Exchanging a Foreign License

    If you are from one of the countries listed here you can exchange your driving license without having to apply for a learners license or take a driving test all over again. We have all the information on what documents you have to bring to ensure that your trip to the licensing department is a hassle free one.

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