How to Apply for Closed Road Permit for Cross Boundary Vehicles in Hong Kong

Apply for Closed Road Permit for Cross Boundary Vehicles in Hong Kong

  • It is essential to first take the application forms that can be found via the Internet.Application for the New Release of Closed Road Permit to Cross Boundary Vehicles. Download form and “Notes for Attention”:
    Request of Closed Road Permit to Cross boundary vehicle renewal and change in Vehicle/ Duplicate/Change in Driver Details. Download form and “Notes for Attention”:
  • You can also pick up the forms for application at the Cross Boundary Unit or any of the Licensing Offices within our Department.
  • Once you have filled out the form you must send it along with all the necessary documents supporting it along with any supporting documentation to the Cross Boundary Unit of our Department to be processed.

In the event of renewal of Closed Road Permit and application to replace a vehicle, permits are typically issued the same day of application provided the application form and all supporting documents are completed along with the request received prior to 4:45 PM.

Office Locations and Contacts

  • Hong Kong Licensing Office, 3/F, United Centre, 95 Queensway, Hong Kong. (near Exit D of the Admiralty MTR Station) Location Map Link to GeoInfo Map
  • Kowloon Licensing Office, 2/F, Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon. (near Exit C of the Sham Shui Po MTR Station) Link to the Location Map to GeoInfo Map
  • Kwun Tong Licensing Office, 5/F, Kowloon East Government Office, 12 Lei Yue Mun Road, Kowloon. (near the exit D4 from Kwun Tong MTR Station) Link to Location Map GeoInfo Map
  • Sha Tin Licensing Office, 2/F, Sha Tin Government Offices, 1 Sheung Wo Che Road, Sha Tin, New Territories. (near Exit B of the Sha Tin MTR Station) Location Map Link to GeoInfo Map

The hours of service for all four offices for licensing is according to:

    • Monday to Friday 9:15 a.m. until 5 p.m. (open for lunch hours)

The offices close on the weekend Sunday, Monday and on Public Holidays.

What are all the Eligibility

  • Be in possession of a valid Approval notice that was issued by the Vehicle Control Office of the Guangdong Pubic Security Bureau (“Mainland Approval Notice”).


Closing Road Permit (Cross Boundary):

      • private vehicle private car
      • goods vehicle vehicles for goods

bus – $HK$456


  • Make sure you fill out the correct application form. Before filling it out, study the instructions on the application form thoroughly.
  • Make sure to sign the form and also stamp the company’s chop in the event that it is for a corporation.
  • Check that your application form is accompanied by all essential documents.

All drivers who cross the border must have an active Mainland driving license in order to be able to drive on the Mainland. Hong Kong residents applying for Direct Issue of Mainland driving licence may refer to the following link – Reference Information on Application for Direct Issue of Mainland Driving Licence for Hong Kong Residents holding valid Hong Kong driving licence (Provided by the Guangdong Public Security Bureau:

Documentation is needed

This page provides information on how to apply to get a closed road permits for cross-border vehicles on the streets of Hong Kong.

Information that can be useful

  • For more information on the procedures to apply for the Mainland Approval Notices, please call for more information the Public Security Bureau of the Guangdong Province (Telephone No. 0018620-83111536).

After you’ve received after obtaining the “Mainland Approval Note” You can then apply in person for a Closed Road Permit for Boundary Crossing Vehicles at the Cross Boundary Unit of the Transport Department. Location: 1032 Room, Ten/F Harbour Building , 38 Pier Road , Central, Hong Kong . You may also send your application via post.

External Links

How to apply for Closed Road Permit for Cross-boundary Vehicles:
Transport Department Fees and Charges:
Driving License Forms:
Office Locations:



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