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Driver’s License
    2012-04-20

    A foreign national whose residence is in Wuhan could apply for a driver license at the Vehicle Division of the Traffic Administration of the Wuhan Public Security Bureau.
 
    Tel: 4008-000-122
 
    Add: No.8, Youyi Avenue, Wuchang district, Wuhan
 
    1.  A foreign national without a foreign driver’s license who is applying for a Chinese driver’s license for the first time should present the following documents:
 
    (1)  Motor Vehicle Driver’s License Application Form;
 
    (2) Identity paper. For a foreign national, the identity paper refers to the passport or other travel documents with which he or she has entered China, a valid visa or residence permit allowing the holder to remain in China for at least 3 months, and a residence registration certificate issued by the pubic security bureau. For a staff member of a foreign diplomatic mission in China, or of a representative office of an international organization in China, the identity paper refers to a valid identity paper issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
 
    (3) A certificate of physical fitness issued by a hospital at or above the country or regiment level.
 
    With the approval of the Vehicle Division, the applicant shall sign up for a driver’s training school. After the training course and test, he or she will be granted a driving license by the vehicle division if eligible.
 
    2.  A foreign national holding a foreign driver’s license who is applying for a Chinese driver’s license should present the following documents:
 
   (1) Motor Vehicle Driver’s License Application Form;
 
   (2) Identity paper. For a foreign national, the identity paper refers to the passport or other travel documents with which he or she has entered China, a valid visa or residence permit allowing the holder to remain in China for at least 3 months,, and a residence registration certificate issued by the pubic security bureau For a staff member of a foreign diplomatic mission in China, or of a representative office of an international organization in China, the identity paper refers to a valid identity paper issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
 
    (3) A certificate of physical fitness issued by a hospital at or above the country or regiment level (this requirement is waived if the applicant is a staff member of a foreign diplomatic mission in China, or of a representative office of an international organization in China;
 
    (4) The original and a translated version (in Chinese) of his or her valid foreign driver’s license.
 
    With the approval of the Vehicle Division, applicants shall take a test concerning traffic rules and regulations. For driver’s license applicants of large bus, towing tractor, medium bus and large truck, real-road driving skill test is also required. The Vehicle Division will issue a driver’s license if the applicant passes the test.
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