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Question, do you need to always carry your driving ID when driving in Hong Kong

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    Question, do you need to always carry your driving ID when driving in Hong Kong

    Haven't driven for a while. I know in the UK you need to. Not sure about HK?

    Thanks!

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    Yes you need to.

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    Yes of course, otherwise its a penalty.

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    Just keep the license in your car. It serves no other purpose.


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    Quote Originally Posted by shri
    Just keep the license in your car. It serves no other purpose.
    Thank you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by shri
    Just keep the license in your car. It serves no other purpose.
    Never thought about that

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    Quote Originally Posted by shri
    Just keep the license in your car. It serves no other purpose.
    Works only if you have a single vehicle.
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    I can't quite comprehend why they haven't linked DLs to the HKID like most everything else!!

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    And as there isn't a photo on yr license you will be asked for your ID Card. I didn't have mine on me and the cop accepted a digital copy on my phone.


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    Well it is linked. But you know, old traditions are hard to break. I had registered my license from the States using my passport number (I don't know why they did that, maybe because not PR at that time). Threw the cops for a loop when I told them the number. He was trying to convince me it wasn't right lol. But yeah I do keep it in the little sleeve with my HKID and cross boarder ID just cuz I like to misplace things. The license has come in handy for other purposes too LOL.


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