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How to reserve special vehicle registration numbers, or ordinary vehicle registration numbers with prefix "HK"/"XX" for auction?

Transport Department

Application procedures for reserving special vehicle registration numbers, or ordinary vehicle registration numbers with prefix "HK"/"XX" for auction

Before you apply to reserve a registration number, please check whether the mark is available to be reserved for auction using the " Online Services for Traditional Vehicle Registration Marks".
 

Form

Application for Reservation of a Special Vehicle Registration Mark or an Ordinary Vehicle Registration Mark with a Prefix 'HK' / 'XX' for Auction - TD 585 (PDF)

Supporting Documents

Please provide the following documents with your submission. Original is required for submission in person while copy is required for submission by agent or by post -

  1. Hong Kong Identity Card, or passport issued by a place/country other than Hong Kong; or
  2. Certificate of Incorporation in case of a limited company. Business Registration Certificate will not be accepted.

If submission is done online, the applicant is not required to submit the above documents at the time of submission. Upon successful bidding of the registration mark, the purchaser is required to produce the above documents for the registration and payment procedures.

Means of Submission
  1. By post to: 
    Vehicle Registration Marks Unit, Transport Department
    12/F, South Tower, West Kowloon Government Office,
    11 Hoi Ting Road, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon
    Applicant is encouraged to use registered mail to avoid loss of documents.

  2. By fax to 3101 5532
  3. Use the " Online Services for Traditional Vehicle Registration Marks". Digital certificate is not required. More details about the system requirements and user guide are available on the webpage.
Fee

No deposit is required.

Points to Note

Within 12 months after the date of being allocated with the mark by auction, the purchaser has to apply to the Transport Department to assign the mark to a vehicle registered in his name. Otherwise this allocation of the mark may be cancelled by the Transport Department and the mark may be reallocated, without notifying the purchaser.

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Last update: 3 Oct 2019
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