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Reissuance of a Lost or Damaged License Plate
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Required Documents

  1. One of the following proof documents:
    1. Individual: Original ID card (or military ID card or alien residence certificate).
    2. Company: Official document for approval of company registration (including company registration form) issued by a competent authority or certificate of company registration issued by a competent authority and unified business number issued by a taxation authority. In case of copied proof documents, a copy of the latest receipt of business tax payment shall be submitted as well.
  2. Owner’s seal (on-site signature is acceptable).
  3. In the case of a stolen vehicle plate, please submit the proof of the stolen vehicle plate issued by the police; if one vehicle plate is lost, the other one shall still be handed in.
  4. Original vehicle license.
  5. Original New License Plate Registration Form (If the form is lost, it can be reissued upon application).
  6. Vehicle and Motorcycle Alteration Registration Form.
  7. A valid insurance policy for compulsory automobiles liability insurance with an expiration date that exceeds 30 days.
  8. For applicants with movable property as a guarantee, please bring a letter of the creditor’s consent. No cross-district applications are allowed.
  9. Any outstanding fuel tax, vehicle license tax, and fines shall be paid and proof of payment documents submitted.

Application Fee

Vehicle
  1. Reissuance of license plate: NT$600
  2. Reissuance of new vehicle license: NT$200
Motorcycle
  1. Reissuance of license plate: NT$300 (NT$400 for 550cc large heavy-duty motorcycle)
  2. Reissuance of new vehicle license: NT$150 (additional motorcycle fuel tax may be charged)
Trailer
  1. Reissuance of license plate: NT$400
  2. Reissuance of new vehicle license: NT$200
Processing Time Upon submission
How to Apply In person or through an agent (agent shall bring his/her original ID card for verification)


Responsible Units

Registration/Plate Division, Taipei City Motor Vehicles Office
Tel (02)27630155 Ext. 300
Fax (02)27421816
Address No. 21, Sec. 4, Bade Rd., Taipei, 10561, Taiwan, R.O.C.


Registration/Plate Unit, Taipei City Motor Vehicles Office Shilin Station
Tel (02)27630155 Ext.729 and 731
Fax
Address No. 80, Sec. 5, Chengde Rd., Taipei, 11169


Notices

  1. Commercial vehicles shall be approved by the relevant competent authority.
  2. A lost New License Plate Registration Form or vehicle license can be reissued upon submitting an application. Please bring a copy of your ID card to apply for the reissuance of a New License Plate Registration Form. For applicants with movable property as a guarantee, please also bring a letter of the creditor’s consent.
  3. If the vehicle or motorcycle license plate is lost or damaged or retrieved (before the owner applies for reissuance), the vehicle shall first be verified by the Vehicle Inspection Division. If the vehicle has not been inspected by the deadline stipulated on the vehicle license, or the license plate is illegible or seriously damaged due to a traffic accident, the applicant shall submit the application within one month upon qualified inspection. If the application is submitted later than one month afterward, the vehicle shall be re-inspected. For the inspection of small imported vehicles, please visit Taipei City Motor Vehicles Office or Shilin Station; for trucks and large passenger vehicles, please visit Shilin Station.
  4. If the vehicle or motorcycle license plate is lost or damaged, the applicant shall reapply for a new license plate. The same number as that of the original license plate is not allowed.