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rose.gif (563 個位元組)Traffic violation management

Q1. I received a violation ticket, but the vehicle was driven by someone else, and his driver’s license was issued by XX (station) Office, what should I do?
A. The owner should apply before the due date, please carry (1) the seals of the vehicle owner and driver. (2) Driver’s license of the driver. (3) The original copy of the violation ticket and the evidence picture; after filling up all information, please hand them to the General Mail Office. The Office will mail the driver after all transfer procedures are done.

Q2.

About vehicle sales with the condition of movable property as the guarantee, how will the violations be judged after the seller resorts the court to practice handing over and taking back?
A. According to Article 85 of the Road Traffic Management and Penalty Regulations, violations before handing over item by item will be judged due to the violation facts, and the debtor shall be responsible for all of the violations.

Q3.

My vehicle is insured, but why was I still being accused of being against “Vehicle Compulsory Insurance”?
A. (1)The insurance company hasn’t uploaded the insurance record.
(2)The insurance record that the company uploaded is not correct, it might be wrong or is blank for its vehicle number.
(3)The vehicle was not insured on the violation date but after it.

Q4.

I was drunk while driving, and the police slapped a lien on my car because they found my alcohol consistency is 0.5 mg. I don’t have enough money to pay the fine; may I use my driver’s license to substitute?
A. No, according to Article 35 of Road Traffic Management and Penalty Regulations, you should be fined 34500 NTD and suspend your license for one year. Item 1 (3) of Article 65, Traffic Management Punishment Regulations is not suitable to use here.

Q5.

My license plate is cancelled directly, when can I start to use my vehicle?
A. According to Article 66 of Road Traffic Management and Penalty Regulations, you cannot reapply for the license within six months if your license plate is directly cancelled; besides, you should not reapply unless you are considered being qualified by the road supervising agency.

Q6.

The verdict notice was received and signed by my brother, I didn’t know it at all, and how can you cancel my license?
A. According to Article 72, 73 of Administration Procedures Laws, the verdict notice should be sent to the residence place, office or business place. If the target person is not able to notify, the verdict notice is allowed to give to reasonable co-habitant, employee or mail-dealing person.

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rose.gif (563 個位元組)Vehicle management

Q1. What certificates should I prepare if I want to change my driving permit?
A. Please prepare your original driving permit ,valid compulsory insurance card (the term of validity is above 30 days) and 1050 NTD for heavy motors, 750 NTD for light motors.

Q2.

What should I do if I want to cede transfer the ownership of my car?
A. Please prepare both of the original copies of ID certificates, seals of the selling and buying party, valid compulsory insurance card (the term of validity is above 30 days) for the new owner; unpaid fines and taxes should be paid up in advance; If the car has been used over six years, you should pass the temporary vehicle inspection first, or you shall not be allowed to transfer the ownership of your car.

Q3.

How long should I have my vehicle inspected?
A. According to Article 44, road traffic safety rules, private minibuses and large-sized heavy motorcycles which are produced under 5 years are allowed not to have regular inspection; 5 years above, 10 years under should be inspected one time per year at least; 10 years above should be twice per year at least. But for those private minibuses which use liquid petroleum gas and compressed natural gas as fuel, other categories of private vehicles and business vehicles that are produced under 5 years should at least be inspected once per year; 5 years above twice per year at least. Trailers should be examined once per year at least.

Q4.

What should I do if my car inspection is overdue?
A. Violators who are not prosecuted or prosecuted but haven’t exceeded the due date, may take the violation ticket, original copy of driving permit, valid vehicle compulsory insurance card and original copy of owner form of plate registry (not required for private small vehicles and under) to any Motor and Vehicle station, bureau, office and authorized factory to handle the inspection and payment. For those who have been prosecuted and exceeded the due date, but not more than 7 months after the appointed inspection date for the license, should take the violation ticket, original copy of vehicle registration, valid vehicle compulsory insurance card and original copy of owner form of plate registry (not required for private small vehicles and under) to every Motor and Vehicle station, bureau, office to handle the examination and payment procedures.

Q5.

I want to buy a used motorcycle, how should I handle the transfer procedures?
A. Please prepare following certificates:
(1)A valid residence permit and seal of the new owner.
(2)The ID certificate of the original owner (ID card or valid driver’s license for local people, valid residence permit for foreign residences) and seal.
(3)The driving permit of the motorcycle.
(4)valid compulsory insurance card by the name of the new owner(the term of validity is above 30 days).
(5)Motor transfer registry. (with seals of both new and original owner, and the telephone number of the new owner)
PS.
(1) Motors that have been used over six years should pass the inspection in advance unless it has already been inspected one month before. (2)The transfer fee is 150 NTD, fines and unpaid taxes should be paid up at the same time. (3)If the new owner is a foreign labor, the agreement from hirer and driver’s license will be required. (4) If the original owner is a foreign labor, his/her service unit should provide the exit certificate of foreign residences, vehicle certificates, transfer agreement and warrant, and then handle the transfer procedure.

Q6.

I want to buy a new motorcycle, what should I do to get my license plate?
A. Please take a valid residence permit and the following certificates:
(1) Applications of new motor plate registry, two copies for each format, all columns filled up with applicant’s seal. The motorcycle should pass the inspection, and the registry form must have the seal of the inspector.
(2)Product certificate, the payment certificate of commodity tax and uniform invoice, the engine number should be noted on the invoice.
(3)valid compulsory insurance card (the term of validity is above 30 days)
PS. Foreign labors should check the agreement of the hirer and driver’s license.

Q7.

What should I do if I want to change the color of my vehicle?
A. If you want to respray your vehicle, you should take your valid residence permit, seal, driving permit, valid compulsory insurance card (the term of validity is above 30 days)and owner form of new plate registry to Motor and vehicle institutions to handle the color change registry. If you want to change shell, please take the original copy of valid residence permit, seal, vehicle registration, valid compulsory insurance card (the term of validity is above 30 days), owner form of new plat registry and the invoice of vehicle shell to motor and vehicle institutions to handle the color change registry.

Q8.

What should I do if I lost my driving permit?
A. Please prepare your original ID certificate (residence permit and passport shall be valid), form for car owner, insurance card and seal, and handle at the car alteration window.

Q9.

How to renew my vehicle registration by mail?
A. Please go to post office and transfer the required fee and fuel tax plus 25 NTD for self-addressed stamp. The vehicle category, plate number and the compulsory insurance number, name of the insurance company, insurance expiry period should be noted in the appropriate form. The transfer account number of the Office is 04541506, and account name: Kaohsiung Motor Vehicle Office. The required commission and fuel tax can be checked in the website of the Office: www.komv.gov.tw, please click “Vehicle Businesses” at 1. Drving Permit: “Administrations,” of “Vehicle registration plate,”of “Mail” and check on the page. Or you can call the service center or Mail Group to check and handle accordingly. The telephone number of the Office: 07-7711101-809; 07-7711101-891.
PS.Please pay up your fines and taxes, and inspect your vehicle in advance.

Q10.

How to change the address of the vehicle registration by mail?
A. Please prepare certificate as following:
(1)An ID certificate (residence permit for foreign residences, ID card for local people), photocopy of both sides.
(2)The vehicle registration of the vehicle, photocopy of both sides.
(3)Photocopy of valid compulsory insurance card (the term of validity is above 30 days)
(4)4. 25 NTD for self-addressed stamp
Please send these materials registered to Driving Permit Communication Group, No. 361, Wu Yin Rd. Fongshan City, Kaohsiung County.
PS.
Please pay up your fines and taxes, and inspect your vehicle in advance. Expired vehicle registration should be renewed at the same time. The required commission and fuel tax can be checked in the website of the Office: www.komv.gov.tw, please click “Vehicle Businesses” at 1. Drving Permit: “Administrations,” of “Vehicle registration plate,”of “Mail” and check on the page. Or you can call the service center or Mail Group to check and handle accordingly. The telephone number of the Office: 07-7711101#809; 07-7711101#891.

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rose.gif (563 個位元組)Driver management

Q1. May I take the driving test for light motors if I am more than 16 years old?
A. According to the present rules, you have to be at least 18 years old so that you can apply for the test, and at present we still do not have any rule of lowering down the age limit.

Q2.

How can I transfer my overseas driver’s license into driver’s license of Taiwan?
A. Valid overseas driver’s license notarized by institutions authorized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, translated into Chinese by translation company with valid license issued by the government, and please also submit the original of A.R.C card (over one year residence period), overseas driver’s license from the reciprocating country, passport, one photo (same as the physical examination form), certified physical examination form issued by public hospital or health center, 200 NTD to handle at the Motor Vehicle Office.

Q3.

What should I prepare if I want to take the driving test?
A. You have to be at least 18 years old, and carry the original of A.R.C card(over one year residence period), learning license (over 3 months) or original driver license or international driver license, certified physical examination form issued by public hospital or health center, one photo and 450 NTD to the Motor Vehicle Office to apply for the test.

Q4.

What should I do to apply for the driving test for regular heavy motors if I already have the license for a light motor or vehicle?
A. Please take your license for light motors or vehicles, the A.R.C card(over one year residence period)、valid physical examination form and one photo (same with the one attached on the physical examination form) to Motor Vehicle Office to apply for the road test.

Q5.

What should I prepare if I want to renew my driver’s license?
A. Please take your original A.R.C card,driver’s license,a photo and 200 NTD to
handle at the Motor Vehicle Office.

Q6.

What should I do to get my driver’s license reissued if I lost my original one?
A. Please take your original A.R.C card,seal,two photos and 200 NTD to the Motor Vehicle Office to handle the reissue process.

Q7.

What type of motorcycle can be ridden on with ordinary heavy motorcycle driver’s license in Taiwan?
A. It is less than 250CC. For above 250CC, it is necessary to hold large-scale heavy motorcycle driver’s license.

Q8.

Can large-scale heavy motorcycle be ridden on freeway or expressway in Taiwan?
A. For different road design, large-scale heavy motorcycle cannot be ridden on freeway or expressway in Taiwan.

Q9.

How can a foreigner get the motor driver’s license in Taiwan?
A. Please prepare your registration form for driver’s license (have received physical examination/physically examined), one photo and A.R.C card (over one year residence period)to sign for the driving test. After you pass the oral test and road test, you can get your motor driver’s license.

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rose.gif (563 個位元組)Taxes and Fees section

Q1. My driving permit is overdue, what should I do?
A. Please carry your driving permit, compulsory insurance card, required fees and pay up all fines and taxes while renewing driving permit. Motorcycles under 50cc will be charged 750 NTD, 51cc to 125cc for 1050 NTD, 126cc to 150cc for 1350 NTD every two years. Vehicle registration renewal will be charged with 200 NTD.

Q2.

What fees should I pay if I want to transfer my vehicle?
A. Handling vehicle transfer should pay up all unpaid taxes, fines plus 200 NTD for driving permit fee. If the motor license is invalidated while transferring motorcycle, a two-year renewing fee and other fines should be all paid up; if the motor license is still in the valid period, you only have to pay 150 NTD for motor license.

Q3.

My vehicle is stolen, what should I do?
A. You should report to the police first, and then take the reporting certificate and your ID card, driving permit to pay up all your vehicle license tax and fuel up to the day before the stolen date, thus the cancellation procedure is completed.

Q4.

How should I handle the vehicle recycling procedure?
A. Please take the recycling certificate, ID card of the vehicle owner, driving permit to pay up all the fines and taxes up to the day before the environmental protection discarding day, thus the changing of environmental protection discarding into scrapped procedure is completed.

Q5.

The fuel tax of the year starts to be levied, what should I do if I haven’t got my payment notice?
A. First, you can ask for the notice by phone during the levying period, and we will send it to you again. Second, you can use telephone account transfer system to pay the fuel tax; the telephone number is 4121111-169#. Third, you can use our website to pay your fuel tax. During the climax time of the levying period, we will also open plus window to help people handling the payment procedure.

Q6.

How should I apply for tax exemption of handicapped person?
A. If the owner of the vehicle is a handicapped person, the driving permit , driver’s license and Handicapped Handbook shall be examined; if the handicapped person is not able to have the driver’s license, driving permit , Handicapped Handbook and the Certificate of Household Registry which is able to prove the relationship between the owner and the handicapped person shall be examined; the applicant should prepare the certificates mentioned above to apply for tax exemption in the Tax Administration of the jurisdiction.

Q7.

I’ve already had my scrapped procedure done, how should I apply for vehicle license tax and fuel?
A. The Motor Vehicle Office will automatically send you the tax refund notice if you already done your scrapped procedure, cancellation, theft cancellation, no transferring cancellation, or vehicle fuel overpaid, each Station will send the fuel tax refund letter, and the car owner does not have to apply. License tax should be separately handled in the Tax Administration of the jurisdiction.

Q8.

My vehicle was cancelled for inspection behind time, but I still want to use it, what should I do?
A. Please clear all unpaid taxes and fines up to the day before cancellation, turn back your driving permit , and re-examine vehicle after handling cancellation (450 NTD for small vehicle, 600 NTD for large vehicle inspection), and tax and other fee should be paid from recollecting day to the end of the year, and also number plate fee 600 NTD, driving permit 200 NTD.

Q9.

What’s the collecting basis of vehicle fuel tax?
A. According to “Article 27 of Highway Law,” fuel tax is collected for road maintenance, building and security management, and is distributed for the use of urban road maintenance based on urban road regulations.

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What’s the penalty rules on fuel tax overdue?
A. According to Article 75 of Highway Law, if the owner of the vehicle doesn’t pay up fuel tax in time, and still not pay after being notified overdue, will be punished with fine of more than 300 NTD but less than 3000 NTD, and meanwhile be suspended to handle vehicle alteration or inspection.

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