Original article from 老外Local and reposted with their permission
Shaanxi authorities have announced new regulations urging E-Bike owners to register their bikes to alleviate the traffic chaos caused by unlicensed vehicles in the city,staring from Sept 24.
Well, how to get your e-bike licensed?
XiAn Laowai has explained that out for you!
E-Bikes in Shaanxi must be registered
during Sept 24 to Dec 31, 2019
National standard e-bike will get
a formal license plate
National standard e-bikes refer to those whose highest speed not exceeding 25km/h, weight less than or equivalent to 55kg and are equipped with pedals, which is a prerequisite to get a formal license plate.
E-bikes failed to meet the
E-bikes failed to meet the national standards refers to those e-bikes that are not qualified with any of the standards abovementioned.
1. Anyone whose vehicle fails to meet the standards must apply for a formal or a temporary license plate before Dec 31.
2. E-bikes with temporary license plate will be not allowed to drive>
3. Non-standard e-bikes bought from April 15 to Sept 24 are allowed to be licensed, while those bought after Sept 24 will not be allowed to be licensed.
License Plate 号牌式样
National standard e-bikes' formal plate
Non-standard e-bikes' temporary plate
E-bikes' plate for delivery and take-out service use
How to get your e-bike licensed
Online reservation 线上预约
Follow the official wechat account of “Shaanxi e-bike management platform”, reserve a time and location to register your e-bike.
In addition to local vehicle administration office, about 300 China Mobile service offices are also authorized by Shaanxi traffic police department to register e-bikes.
Register your e-bike
Take required documents to the office and at the time you reserved>
To get a formal e-bike plate: vehicle certificate of inspection, purchase invoice/certificate, personal ID and your e-bike, which will be inspected>
To get a temporary e-bike plate: purchase invoice/certificate, personal ID and your e-bike, which will be inspected>
Do I need a driver license for driving e-bike?
No. E-bike is non-motor vehicle, so the owner does not need a driver’s license. But it requires relevant driver license to drive an e-scooter.