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Immigration offences such as overstaying or the employment of illegal workers can now be reported fully online. You can also complete the report form online, print it out and send it to the Immigration Department by fax or post.

Online Service

To report immigration offence(s) online, just complete the Online Immigration Offences Report Form and upload it with copies of additional information such as digital photos or relevant documents (if any). You can access the service through the following link:

The more sections of the form completed and additional information provided, the easier it will be for the Immigration Department to investigate the offence(s) and/or refer it to other government bureaux, departments and organizations.

Please do not report offence(s) committed outside Hong Kong as the Immigration Department only has jurisdiction in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. You should also be aware that knowingly providing any false information or misleading the Immigration Department is an offence in law.

Additional Information

Any additional information that you supply with your report should be uploaded in the following format:

Image type: JPEG, GIF or TIF (CITT-G4)
Image resolution: 200 dpi or above
File size: 1 Mbytes or below for each file

Other Means of Notification

You can also report immigration offences by telephone, fax, email or post.


24-hour Immigration Offences Hotline: (852) 2824 1551
(a reference number will be provided with after report)


(852) 2824 1166



Immigration Department
5/F Skyline Tower
39 Wang Kwong Road
Kowloon Bay, Kowloon
Hong Kong

Assistance and Further Information

If you need technical assistance in using this online service, you can call the Immigration e-Services Hotline on (852) 3128 8668 between 7 am and 11 pm daily.

For general enquiries, please call (852) 2824 6111 during office hours, fax (852) 2877 7711 or email to

Further information on this online service is also available in a set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

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