About the Scheme
- "Northbound Travel for Hong Kong Vehicles" (the Scheme) allows eligible Hong Kong private cars to travel between Hong Kong and Guangdong via the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB) without the need to obtain regular quotas. The Scheme would facilitate Hong Kong residents to drive to Guangdong for business, visiting families or sight-seeing on a short-term basis which could make good use of the HZMB and promoting development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
- The Scheme only accepts online application. Applicants are required to submit application, together with relevant supporting documents, to the theme page of the Scheme and the application will be jointly assessed by the governments of Guangdong and Hong Kong. The Transport Department will conduct preliminary vetting based on submitted information and the Mainland authorities will also process the applications. Applicants will be notified by email or SMS about the application status and required formalities by the Mainland authorities via the e-mail address or Mainland mobile number they provided in the application form. After receiving notification, applicant can access the "Mainland Information System" via the theme page of the Scheme to enquire on application status and upload qualified Traffic Accident Liability Insurance for Motor Vehicles (i.e. "Compulsory Traffic Accident Liability Insurance for Motor Vehicles" or "unilateral recognition" insurance).
- The Scheme will be open for application from 9.00 am on 1 June 2023 as agreed by the governments of Guangdong and Hong Kong. Approved Hong Kong motor vehicles can travel between Hong Kong and Guangdong via the HZMB from 0.00 am on 1 July 2023.