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A driver holding a motor vehicle driving license issued in Beijing should apply for renewal and verification of their motor vehicle driving license within 90 days before the expiry of the motor vehicle driving license.

The identity document of the motor vehicle driver; where an agent is authorized to handle the application on behalf of the driver, the identity document of the agent must also be submitted. If the application form is not signed by the principal, a power of attorney may be submitted separately.

A "Driver Physical Condition Certificate" issued by medical institutions at or above the county level as designated by the Beijing Municipal Health Commission, or issued by medical institutions at or above the regiment level as designated by the military or armed police forces; where an applicant is holding a driving license for a Small Automatic Passenger Vehicle For People With Disabilities, the applicant shall submit a "Driver Physical Condition Certificate" issued by a specialized medical institution as designated by the Beijing Municipal Health Commission;

3 photos of the motor vehicle driver. (Photo requirements: straight-sided, full-face, bareheaded, colored, one-person, half-length photos of the applicant taken within 6 months of the application. The background color must be white; the applicant must not be in uniform; and the portrait must be clear, rich in layers, neutral in facial expression, and free of obvious distortions. The photo size must be 32mm × 22mm (equivalent to 1 inch), the head width must be 14-16 mm, and the head length must be 19-22 mm.)

Foreigners who have changed their names, nationalities, or identity documents, and diplomatic personnel shall apply at the Vehicle Management Office. Other foreigners may apply at the Vehicle Management Office or a Vehicle Management Branch Office. 

Mondays to Fridays 8:30-18:00, Saturdays and Sundays 9:00-16:00 (except national holidays)

Tel: (8610)12122

Applicants can apply through the 交管12123 APP.

  • Qualification Criteria
  • Timeline and Fees
  • Points for Attention

►Where an applicant is holding a driving license for a Large Bus, a Tractor, a City Bus, a Medium-Sized Bus, or a Large Freight Vehicle, the applicant must not have accumulated any points during the current scoring cycle. Where an applicant is holding a driving license for any other permitted vehicle type, the applicant must not have accumulated 12 points or more during the current scoring cycle;

►Where an applicant is holding a driving license for a Large Bus, a Tractor, a City Bus, a Medium-Sized Bus, or a Large Freight Truck and has accumulated points during the current scoring cycle, or where an applicant is holding a driving license for any other permitted type and has been equally or more liable for a traffic accident causing death before, the applicant must not have had their motor vehicle driving license revoked and must have participated in "verification education";

►The applicant has no pending record of a violation of road traffic safety laws or a  traffic accident;

►The applicant's physical conditions meet the requirements for a driving permit;

►The applicant's motor vehicle driving license has not been legally seized, impounded, suspended, revoked, canceled, or withdrawn.

►Where a driver holding a motor vehicle driving license issued by another province or city is applying for renewal and verification of their motor vehicle driving license upon expiration in this city, the driver must, in addition to meeting the above conditions, apply for transfer-in renewal of the license.


Timeline for application

To be completed within one working day

Fees

CNY ¥10 for the production cost of the motor vehicle driving license

The Meaning of Identity Document

△ The identity document for residents shall be the "Resident ID Card" or the "Temporary Resident ID Card";

△ The identity document for a Hong Kong or Macao SAR resident shall be the "Residence Permit for Hong Kong or Macao Residents". If the applicant has not obtained a "Residence Permit for Hong Kong or Macao Residents", the identity document shall be the "Mainland Travel Permit for Hong Kong and Macao Residents" that the applicant held when entering the mainland or the "Travel Permit of the People's Republic of China" issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, along with the "Resident ID Card" issued by Hong Kong or Macao SAR and a proof of accommodation registration issued by a public security authority;

△ The identity document for a Taiwan resident shall be the "Residence Permit for Taiwan Residents". If the applicant has not obtained a "Residence Permit for Taiwan Residents", the identity document shall be the applicant's "Mainland Travel Permit for Taiwan Residents", which must be issued by a public security authority and must be valid for the next five years, or the "Travel Permit of the People's Republic of China" issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, along with a proof of accommodation registration certificate issued by a public security authority;

△ The identity document for an overseas Chinese shall be the "Passport of the People's Republic of China" along with a proof of accommodation registration issued by a public security authority;

△The identity document for a foreigner is the passport or any other travel document that the applicant held when entering the mainland, or a  valid visa or certificate of residence or stay with a period of residence or stay for three months or more, along with a proof of accommodation registration certificate issued by a public security authority; the identity document for a foreigner who has obtained permanent residence in China's mainland shall be the “Foreigner Permanent Residence Permit Card”;

△ The identity document for a staff member of a foreign embassy or consulate in China's mainland or of a representative office of an international organization in China's mainland shall be a valid identity document issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.