This July 4, 2017 photo shows the under-construction Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge. (LIANG XU / XINHUA)
MACAO - Applications are now open for Macao-registered vehicles to run on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao (HKZM) Bridge, according to the special administrative region's government gazette on Wednesday.
Each permit is valid for one year and offers unlimited access to use the HKZM Bridge to travel to Hong Kong and back
The SAR government said there will be 600 permits available for owners of Macao-registered private vehicles. Each permit is valid for one year and offers unlimited access to use the HKZM Bridge to travel to Hong Kong and back.
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Of the 600 permits, 300 are offered by application from individual keepers of vehicles, while another 300 are from companies that have registered a vehicle.
Individual applicant must be Macao permanent resident and have a valid Macao driving license for light vehicles. They also must be either an employee with remunerated work in Hong Kong or have established a registered company in Hong Kong.
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Company-based applications must be from a company registered in Macao and holding a more than 50-percent of share in a subsidiary company in Hong Kong.
Eligible individuals and companies must make an application no later than June 26.