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Motor Vehicle Management

 

Change of Driving Permit

 

 

Required documents

1

Original copy of driving permit

2

Valid compulsory automobile liability insurance certificate

 

 

 

Fee Charge

1

Automobile driving permit fee: NT$ 200

2

Motorcycle driving permit fee:

Exhaust Volume: Less than 50 cc:

NT$750 / 2 years

(which includes NT$150 for driving permit fee and NT$600 for fuel tax)

3

Motorcycle driving permit fee:

Exhaust Volume: 51 to 125 cc:

NT$1050 / 2 years

(which includes NT$150 for driving permit fee and NT$900 for fuel tax)

4

Motorcycle driving permit fee:

Exhaust Volume: 126 to 250 cc:

NT$1350 / 2 years

(which includes NT$150 for driving permit fee and NT$1200 for fuel tax)

 

 

 

Notes

1

Traffic violation fines and driving permit tax should be paid off first. (Please bring in the receipts within one month.)

2

Driving permit should be reissued for the reason of lost or damage.

3

Please provide with certified documents in order to update the registered address.

4

Automobile driving permit should be changed every three years, and every two years for motorcycle. The vehicle owner will be fined from NT$ 900 to NT$ 1800 for driving with an expired driving permit, and the driving permit will also be suspended by law unit it is renewed.

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Ownership Transfer of Motor Vehicles

 

Required document

1

Original copy of ID cards or photocopies of business registration certificate of both original and new owners

2

Driving permit

3

Valid compulsory liability insurance certificate of the new owner

4

Name chops (seals) of both original and new owners

5

Original license plate application form

 

 

Fee Charge

1

Automobile: NT$200

Motorcycle: NT$ 150

 

 

Notes

1

Sinying Office has ownership transfer service only for the regular small car for private use.

2

Traffic violation fines and driving permit tax should be paid off first. (Please bring in the receipts within one month.)

3

For large buses or trucks with function of carrying passengers or cargos for private or business use, please apply for permission in advance.

4

New owner has to prepare ownership certificate of the motor vehicle which are auctioned by court.

5

For ownership transfer due to the death of original vehicle owner, please attach ID card of the heir to the property, related documents of property and certificate of inheritance tax (no need for motorcycles).

6

Car under chattel mortgage or before discard or revocation, the ownership can’t be transferred.

7

Used car over 10 years should have the temporary inspection first within one month of the ownership transfer day.

8

For the individual occupation limitation for application for vans driving permit for private use, please consult the “Table for Individual Occupation Limitation for Application for Vans Driving Permit for Private Use”.

9

All the remolded installation on training or remolded cars should be taken off first before inspection, registration and ownership transfer.

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Discarded or Revocation of Motor Vehicles

 

Required document

1

Driving permit (Please reissue if it was lost.)

2

Two vehicle number plates (one for motorcycle)

3

For those who can not present item 1 &2, please bring in vehicle owner’s ID card or photocopy of business registration certificate.

4

Name chop (seal)

 

 

Fee Charge

1

Free

 

 

Notes

1

Traffic violation fines and driving permit tax should be paid off.

2

If one or both of the vehicle number plates are lost, please attach the certificate of the reports to the police for the lost of vehicle number plates.

3

Vehicles which were discarded cannot be reissued.

4

For the vehicle without the certificate of reports to the police due to the reason that vehicle number plates were sold with the invalid vehicle, the vehicle owner should file an affidavit and then apply for discard or revocation of that vehicle.

5

Automobile with broken engine, chassis, electric system or door should be repaired immediately. If it can’t be fixed, owner should apply for discard or revocation of the invalid car.

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Cancellation of Stolen Motor Vehicles

 

Required documents

1

Individuals: Original copy of ID card

Government or business agents, school or social groups: Photocopy of official business registration certificate

2

Certificate of reports to the police for cancellation of stolen vehicles

3

The original license plate registration form

4

Driving permit (Please reissue if it was lost.)

5

Name chop (name seal)

 

 

Fee Charge

1

Free

 

 

Notes

1

Traffic violation fines and driving permit tax should be paid off first. (Please bring in the receipts within one month.)

2

For car under chattel mortgage, its driving permit should be cancelled first.

3

License plate tax and fuel tax should be paid off until the stolen day.

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New License Plate and Reissue of License Plate

for the Reason of Cancellation

 

For the reissue of motorcycle license plate for the reason

of cancellation, the vehicle has to be

 inspected before the application can be processed.

 

 

Required documents

1

Valid original copy of ID cards, photocopies of business registration certificate, staying permit or valid drivers’ license

2

Two application forms of new license plate (Please stamp the applicant’s name chop.)

3

Sale tax certificate

4

Manufacturer or import certificate

5

Receipt which states engine or car seal number

6

Valid compulsory automobile liability insurance certificate

7

For reissue of license plate after cancellation, besides items 1, 2 and 6, please also attach original license plate registration form, cancellation certificate and suspended license plate form. (for motorcycle only)

 

 

Fee Charge

1

Automobile:

Inspection fee: NT$ 450

License plate fee: NT$ 800

2

Motorcycle:

Inspection fee: NT$ 200

License plate fee: NT$ 450

 

 

Notes

1

Sinying office only accepts the applications for new license plate for the inspected regular small car for private use in the region of Chiayi area (including Chiayi, Yunlin and Tainan).

2

Pay off the license plate fee and fuel tax fee while applying for the new license plate. (No license plate fee for motorcycle under 150cc.)

3

Please attach the ownership transferring certificate. (Photocopies of IDs or business registration certificates of both transferee and transferor. Stamp both name chops and also attach a NT$ 12 tax stamp.)

4

Applicants under 18 years old, please attach the consent form of legal guardian.

5

Applicants for vans for private use check with the clerk at counter number 8.

6

Sinying Office has no service for automobile inspection.

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Driver Management    

Replacing R.O.C. Drivers’ Licenses with

International or Foreign Drivers’ Licenses

 

 

Required documents

1

Valid Foreign or international drivers’ license (Based on the reciprocity treaty between ROC to each country)

2

Valid passport

3

Valid ID or staying permit

4

One 1-inch photo

5

Application form for drivers’ license with a completed physical examination report

6

A copy of Chinese translation of foreign drivers’ license

 

 

Fee Charge

1

NT$ 200

 

 

Notes

1

Please pay off all the traffic violation fines first.

2

A complete physical examination has to be operated in governmental hospitals, local health center or certified private hospitals or clinics. (Physical examination report is valid for one year only.)

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Replacing International Drivers’ Licenses with ROC Drivers’ Licenses

 

Required documents

1

Valid drivers’ license (Holders of professional drivers’ license need a completed physical examination before expiration date)

2

ID or staying permit

3

Passport or any documents that provide the same English name as in the passport

4

Two 2-inch photos

 

 

Fee charge

1

NT$ 250

 

 

Notes

1

Please pay off all the traffic violation fines first.

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Drivers’ License Test

Written Test

 

 

Required documents

1

Valid ID, military ID, drivers’ license, oversea Chinese staying permit or passport with approved document of temporary housing address or certificate of entry and departure.

2

One latest 1-inch front image, no hat photo (same as the one attached on the application form)

3

Fill out the motorcycle drivers’ license registration form attached a photo and a completed physical examination report.

 

 

Fee Charge

1

NT$ 250

 

 

Notes

1

A complete physical examination has to be operated in governmental hospitals, local health center or certified private hospitals or clinics. (Physical examination report is valid for one year only.)

2

Applicants must be over 18 years old

3

Applicants who fail on the written or road test have to wait more than seven days to take the test again.

4

Please pay off all the traffic violation fines first.

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Post Service Items 

Payment through the post service, you don’t have to pay a visit.

It is a kind of time-saving and convenient service

 

Post Service Items of Chia-yi Motor Veheicles Office

Change of automobiles & motorcycles driving license

Change of automobiles & motorcycles Registered address

Reissue of automobiles & motorcycles driving license for the reason of lost or damage

The cancellation, discarded or revocation of automobiles & motorcycles license

Ownership transfer of motorcycles

Change of automobiles & motorcycles driving license

Inspection of business vehicles driving license

NT$25 postal fee for the registered mail by mailing payment

Post transferring account:03365007

Pay the fine for violating traffic rule—The minimum amount will be collected within

    the due date; the maximum amount will be collected exceeding the due date

All post offices in every districts will handle postal transferring—for those cases within

    the due datenot hold on

For those cases exceeding the due date or pending-- mail the cash or draft order

Fine account by post transfer03788170

  

Service line:053623939 extension no.:891

Address:No.29, Puzih 7th Rd., Puzih City, Chiayi County 613,Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Chia-yi Motor Veheicles Office

 

Application Items

Documents should be submittedVehicles

Change of driving

Permit of Automobiles & motorcycles

Automobiles:

1. Photocopies of front and reverse sides of driving permit

2. Photocopy of compulsory automobile liability insurance certificate

3.Driving permit fee: NT$200; NT$25 for the registered mail

 the tax and fine should be paid off

Motorcycles:

1. Photocopies of front and reverse sides of driving permit of tell the  car number and type.

2.fuel tax and fee charge: NT$the license tax and fine should be paid off

Exhaust volume

Less than 50cc

51 to 125cc

126 to 250cc

251 to 500cc

More than 501cc

Fuel tax

600

900

1,200

1,800

2,400

Fee charge

150

150

150

150

150

Registered mailing fee

25

25

25

25

25

Total

775

1,075

1.375

1,975

2,575

 

Change the registered address of driving

permit for

Automobiles &

motorcycles

1.     Photocopies of the front and reverse sides of ID card, or photocopy of business registration certificate

2.     Photocopies of the front and reverse sides of driving permitfree, the tax and fine should be paid off

3.     Photocopy of the compulsory liability insurance certificate

4.     NT$25 for the registered mail.

Reissue driving

permit of automobiles & motorcycles for the

reason of lost or

damage

1.     Application formwith no fixed format, only need to tell the car number and type

2.     The original copy of ID card, or photocopy of business registration certificate

3.     Photocopy of compulsory liability insurance certificate

4.     Fee charge: automobiles:NT$200, motorcycles:NT$150, NT$25 for the registered mail.The tax and fines should be paid off

The cancellation,

discarded or

revocation of

automobiles &

motorcycles license

1.     Application formwith no fixed format, only need to tell the car number and type

2.     Photocopies of front and reverse sides of ID card, or Photocopy of business registration certificate.

3.     Driving permit

4.     The car owner’s sheet of plate license registration certificateno need for motorcycles

5.   Vehicles number plateautomobiles:2,motorcycles:1. if lost, please attach the certificate of the reports to the police, all the tax and fine should be paid off

6.     Certificate of reports to the police for cancellation of stolen vehicles,without charge, tax and fine should be paid off

7.     NT$25 for the registered mail.

Ownership transfer of motorcycles

 

1.     Transferring certificate, as shown follows.

2.     Photocopy of the front and reverse sides of driving permit

3.     Photocopy of the compulsory liability insurance certificate of the new car owner

4.     Photocopy of the front and reverse sides of ID cards of the original and new car owners or photocopy of business registration certificate

5.     Used motorcycles over 10 years should have the temporary inspection first

6.     Fee charge:NT$150. NT$25. for the registered mailfor those only one month left for the valid date of driving permit, the fuel tax should also be paid at the same time.】【The tax ane fine should be paid off

 

Transferring Certificate

Vehicle NO. :               Car Type: Heavy or Light

Name of new car owner:                    signature

ID card No. or Business Code No.:             

Tel:                           

Address:                                         

Name of original car owner:                   signature

ID Card No. or Business Code No.:                    

 

Application Items

Drivers’Documents should be submitted

Change of driving

license for

Automobiles &

motorcycles

1.     Photocopies of the front and reverse sides of the ID card

2.     Photocopies of the front and reverse sides of driving license

3.     One latest 1”, front image, no hat photoferrotype

4.     Fee charge:NT$200. NT$25 for the registered mail

Change registered

address of driving

license

1.     Photocopies of the front and reverse sides of ID Card after the address changed

2.     Photocopy of the front and reverse sides of driving licensewithout charge

3.     NT$25 for the registered mail.

Inspection of vehicles

Professional driving

license

1.     Photocopies of the front and reverse sides of ID card

2.     Photocopies of the front and reverse sides of driving license

3.     Qualified physical examination report

4.     One latest 1”, front image, no hat photoferrotypeif need to change license, and fee chargeNT$200.Ifexceeding the inspection more than one month, but within one year, should pay a fine of NT$300: for those exceeding more than one year, cancellation their license

5.     NT$25 for the registered mail

 

The collection date of the vehicles license tax should be on April 1 to April 30,

automobile fuel tax on July 1 to July 30.

Please pay on time, or will be fined.

 

If you have any kinds of vehicles, please call 412111-169# for telephone paying

service for vehicles fuel tax.

 

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Location:     No.29, Puzi 7th Rd., Puzi City, Chiayi County 613, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Service number:    05-3623939

E-mail:  thbup001@thb.gov.tw