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  • Prerequisites:
     1. Identification documents (Both original copy and one copy are needed.):
      ◆ Citizen who has the nationality of the R.O.C. (Taiwan) shall provide his/her national or military ID card.
      ◆ People who have foreign official driving license within the valid period (Allowed only for Citizens of Reciprocating Countries.) shall provide one of the following documents:
       (1) Resident Certificate for Taiwan;
       (2) A certificate of at least 6 months stay in Taiwan. (Apply after the immigration date.)
      ◆ People who have official driving license permitted by People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong and Macao within the valid period shall provide one of the following documents:
       (1) Resident Certificate for Taiwan;
       (2) A certificate of at least one-year stay in Taiwan. (Apply within one year after the immigration date.)
     2. Three 1-inch full face photos taken within 6 months prior to application. The photos shall be printed on glossy paper with a plain background, bareheaded shot and please make sure the facial features are clear to identify.
     3. Both the original copy and one copy of Passport are required.
     4. Both the original copy and one copy of Official Valid Foreign driving license. (An application of document verification is necessary.)
     5. An application form of regular driving license attached with qualified physical ability examination certificate. (The certificate of physical examination is valid for one year).

    Attentions:
     1. All the foreign driving licenses except for English driving licenses are supposed to attach with Chinese translation which is authorized by one of the following foreign agencies:1. Embassies of Taiwan; 2. Representative Offices of Taiwan; or the verification of notary publics.
     2. Driving licenses issued by the People’s Republic of China are necessary verified with the designated institutes or NGOs authorized by the Ministry of Executive, Taiwan. Furthermore, citizens of the People’s Republic of China are required to pass a written exam to obtain the driving license of Taiwan.
     3. Driving licenses issued by Hong Kong and Macao are necessary verified with the designated institutes or NGOs authorized by the Ministry of Executive, Taiwan.
     4. Driving licenses issued by countries except for item 2 & 3 are necessary verified with the Embassies of Taiwan, Representative Offices of Taiwan, and foreign institutes authorized by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taiwan.
     5. To exchange for Taiwanese driving license of motorcycles by valid driving licenses of motorcycles issued from the Reciprocating Countries, the regulations proposed by Ministry of Transportation Communication, Taiwan is followed. According to the regulations:If the driving license is NOT classified by the Engine Displacement or Horse Power of motorcycles, it is allowed to exchange for
       (1) Driving License for General Motorcycles.
       (2) Limited Driving License for Large Motorcycles (Engine displacement < 550 c.c.) with attached training certificate of Large Motorcycles above 32 hours but less than 43 hours.
       (3) Driving License for Large Motorcycles (Engine displacement > 550 c.c.) with attached training certificate of Large Motorcycles at least 43 hours.
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  • Yes, only if he/she has an international driving license. According to the act of vehicle transportation management (Article 100), people who have valid Taiwanese driving license or international driving license are qualified to rent a small passenger vehicle from a car rental company.
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  • 1. The original copy of driving license. (By the expiration date.)
    2. The original copy of ID card or Resident Certificate for Taiwan.
    3. Passport or the applicant shall provide his/her English name and place of birth which are supposed to be the same as the passport.
    4. Two 2-inch full face photos.
    5. Registration Fee:NTD 250 for permitting an international driving license.
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  • Please refer to the websites of Directorate General of Highways:http://www.thb.gov.tw .
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  •  1.The original copy of driving license. (A copy is accepted.)
     2.The original copy of personal identification. (A copy is accepted.)
     3.Registration Fee:NTD 100 for a certificate of non-traffic accidents and FREE for driving records.
      
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  • 1.Required documents:
    (1)Original copy of national I.D. card or household registration certificate (plus other photo identity documents, such national health insurance card, passport, military I.D. card or driving license) or original copy of alien residence permit.
    (2)The obtained original copy of driving license.
    (3)For change application by post, please provide one photocopy of front side and back side of driving license for the supervision authority to write down the new address according to I.D. provided on the column of “address change” on the photocopy of the driving license.
    2.Bring all the required documents to the service desk at the highway supervision authority, pick up a number and wait for your turn, or submit the application by post.
    3.Notes:
    (1)Please pay off the fines if there is any violation of road traffic management.
    (2)License renewal will be required if the column of “address change” on the back of the driving license is full and please pay NT$50. An additional fee of NT$200 for license renewal will be imposed if the driving license is due.
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  • 1.Required documents:
    (1)Original driving license.
    (2)Original I.D. card or one photocopy of front side and back side of I.D. card.
    (3)Three one-inch color photos with glossy single-color back-ground, without wearing hat, with clear facial features, bust shot, and were taken within past 2 years. Do not use image synthesis.
    (4)Qualified “health examination form for professional automo-bile drivers over 60 years old” issued by hospitals approved by the central health competent authority.
    2.Fee: NT$200.
    3.Notes: Professional drivers who are 60 years old can renew the license with validity of one year until 65 years old if passing health examination according to Article 64-1 of Regulations for Road Traffic Safety. Professional drivers who are more than 65 years old can renew the license with small vehicle pro-fessional driving license of one-year validity if the driver is not punished with license withdrawal or suspension in the previous year and have passed health examination according to Article 64-1 of Regulations for Road Traffic Safety; until 68 years old.
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  • Applicants with one missing limb but are able to operate steering wheel freely after fitting assistive equipment can register light or general heavy motorcycle driving license test with automatic transmission cars or customized cars. Please comply with the following rules when registering small vehicle driving license test:
    1.Applicants with missing left hand or missing right hand and are able to deal with daily affairs independently without external force after fitting assistive equipment shall register license test in automatic transmission cars with a cramp ring mounted on the steering wheel.
    2.Applicants with missing left lower limb but healthy right lower limb and are able to move independently without external force after fitting assistive equipment shall register license test with automatic transmission cars.
    3.Applicants with missing left lower limb and functional disability on the right lower limb and are able to move independently without external force after fitting assistive equipment shall register license test with customized cars.
    4.Applicants with missing right lower limb but healthy left lower limb or functional disability and are able to move independently without external force after fitting assistive equipment shall register license test with customized cars.
    5.Applicants with other missing limbs and are able to move independently without external force after fitting assistive equipment shall register license test with customized cars.
    Applicants with missing limbs specified on paragraph 1 to 4 above and are granted general small vehicle driving license for more than 3 months can register small commercial vehicle driving license test.
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  • Applicants with incomplete fingers on both hands and without missing all fingers or palm in one hand can apply for light or general heavy motorcycle driving license and small vehicle driving license with ordinary vehicle. If they do not have one of the following situations, they can also apply for driving license for large vehicle:
    (1)Missing the thumb on both hands.
    (2)Missing more than two knuckles on the index finger and middle finger on both hands.
    (3)Either ring finger or little finger is completely missing on both hands or with complete functional disability as well as either index finger or middle finger is complete missing or with complete functional disability.
    (4)Thumb and middle finger dystrophy on both hands with significant functional disability and are not able to bend and stretch freely.
    (5)Index finger and middle finger dystrophy on both hands with significant functional disability and are not able to bend and stretch freely.
    (6)Dystrophy below the carpal joint on either hand with significant functional disability and are not able to bend and stretch freely.
    (7)Mutilated fingers or palm on both hands, and the grip on either hand is less than 15 kg.
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  • According to Article 60.1.1 of Regulations for Road Traffic Safety, applicants who apply for ordinary driving license or motorcycle driving license must be at least 18 years old. Currently, there is no regulation about lowering the limitation on age.
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Visitors: 1064 Maintenance Unit: Driver's Licenses Section, Kaohsiung Motor Vehicles Office
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