Regular quotas for Hong Kong cross-boundary non-commercial private cars using HZMB to Macao for application

     The Transport Department (TD) announced today (June 16) that the first batch of 300 regular quotas for Hong Kong cross-boundary non-commercial private cars using the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB) to Macao (Hong Kong quotas) introduced in 2018 by the governments of Hong Kong and Macao will be re-allocated through open application in view of the upcoming expiry of these quotas on October 23 this year.
     "Three hundred quotas are being re-opened for application, half of which are for company applicants and half are for individual applicants. The quotas are valid for no more than three years till October 23, 2024. The quota holders are expected to be able to travel via the HZMB starting from October 24 this year the earliest", a TD spokesman said.
     The eligibility criteria of quota application remain the same. The company quota is open to companies registered in both Hong Kong and Macao, or companies registered in Hong Kong and associated with another company registered in Macao. The quota for individuals is open to Hong Kong permanent residents employed with remuneration in Macao or who have established a registered company in Macao. Private cars allocated under the Hong Kong quotas will be permitted to access the city of Macao multiple times via the HZMB. The Hong Kong quota allotments will be re-allocated upon expiry through open application so that more people will benefit. The application criteria and licensing requirements for the Hong Kong quotas are in the Annex.
     Eligible parties may apply for the Hong Kong quotas to the TD in person or by agent through drop-in box, by Internet or by post starting from 9am on June 23. The submission period will close at 5.15pm on July 7. For application procedures and details, please visit the TD's website ( or call 2804 2600.

Ends/Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Issued at HKT 17:00