14th January 2021 – (Hong Kong) The Transport Department (TD) announced today ( that the governments of Guangdong and Hong Kong have agreed to allow Guangdong-Hong Kong cross-boundary private cars (dual-plate private cars) under the quotas of Lok Ma Chau (Huanggang), Man Kam To, Sha Tau Kok and Shenzhen Bay Port crossings to continue to use the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB) for travelling between Hong Kong Port and Zhuhai Port without additional procedures, and to extend this arrangement to dual-plate private cars under the quota of the Liantang Port/Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point.
The governments of Guangdong and Hong Kong have implemented the first phase of the trial arrangement since 25th February, 2019, allowing dual-plate private cars under respective quotas and issued with valid Closed Road Permits (CRPs) for using the crossings at Lok Ma Chau (Huanggang), Man Kam To and Sha Tau Kok to use the HZMB to travel between the Hong Kong Port and Zhuhai Port without additional procedures for two years, which will end on 24th February this year. Moreover, the governments have also implemented the second phase of the trial arrangement since 29th April, 2019, by extending to dual-plate private cars under the quota of the Shenzhen Bay Port with a corresponding valid CRP, which will end on April 28 this year.
Taking into account the smooth traffic situation in the vicinity of the HZMB and in order to better utilise the HZMB, the TD will, in accordance with the agreement between the Guangdong and Hong Kong governments, allow dual-plate private cars under the quotas of the aforementioned four crossings and issued with CRPs to continue to use the HZMB to travel between the Hong Kong Port and Zhuhai Port without additional procedures upon the expiry of the aforementioned two phases until further notice. Furthermore, dual-plate private cars under the quota of the Liantang Port/Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point with a corresponding valid CRP may also use the HZMB for travelling to and from the Mainland without additional procedures starting from 25th February this year until further notice.
The TD will issue notification letters to CRP holders of relevant crossings to provide the details of the arrangement. The Guangdong and Hong Kong governments will make adjustments to the arrangement as and when necessary, taking into account factors such as the traffic flow of the HZMB and the situation of the Hong Kong Port and Zhuhai Port as well as the relevant connecting roads.
The TD reminds relevant quota holders of the dual-plate private cars that they should possess a valid CRP of using their original crossings in order to use the HZMB Hong Kong Port.
The above-mentioned arrangement is only applicable to the vehicles travelling between the Hong Kong Port and Zhuhai Port via the HZMB. Members of the public are reminded that if they wish to drive their private cars to the Macao Port via the HZMB, the private car must possess a valid HZMB private car regular quota allocation for going to or returning from Macao with valid licences/permits issued by the governments of Hong Kong and Macao; or have completed registration under the HZMB Macao Port Park-and-Ride Scheme and obtained a valid permit, including reserving parking spaces at the East Car Park of the HZMB Frontier Post at the Macao Port.