Online Application for Entry for Visit / Transit in Hong Kong

Who can Use this Service

You can use this online service to submit application for entry for visit/transit in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).

This online service is not applicable to extension of stay application of visitor. If required, you may apply via this website.

Eligibility Criteria

To find out if you are eligible to apply for entry for visit/transit in Hong Kong, please visit this website.

Documents to be Submitted Online

Documents marked with * are mandatory.

A. Applicant

Documents Maximum no. of files for upload
  • *Applicant’s valid travel document containing personal particulars, date of issue, date of expiry and/or details of any re-entry visa held (if applicable)
5
  • *Applicant’s recent photograph
1
  • *Proof of the applicant's financial standing, e.g. bank statements, savings accounts passbooks, tax receipts, etc. and proof of employment (if any), e.g. company leave letter, salary slips, etc.
5
  • *Proof of transportation arrangement, e.g. flight itinerary
5
  • *Proof of the proposed leisure visit to Hong Kong, e.g. receipt of joining a package tour to Hong Kong, itinerary, etc. (for leisure visit)
5
  • *Proof of the proposed visit in the next destination after visiting Hong Kong, itinerary, etc. (for transit)
5
  • *Proof of the proposed business visit to Hong Kong, e.g. letter issued by the applicant's employing company to confirm his/her proposed business activities in Hong Kong, invitation letter issued by a local company, letter issued by a trade body to confirm the applicant's attendance at trade fairs and exhibitions, etc. (for business visit)
5
  • *Proof of relationship with the local sponsor (for family visit)
5
  • *Proof of the proposed visit to Hong Kong (for purposes of visit other than leisure, transit, business or family visit)
5
  • Other supporting documents
5

B. Sponsor

Documents Maximum no. of files for upload
  • *Company chop (for applications in which the sponsor is a company)
1
  • *Business Registration Certificate (for applications in which the sponsor is a company)
1
  • *Hong Kong identity card and/or travel document (pages showing personal particulars, latest condition and limit of stay/landing slip and any amendments made, such as those relating to personal particulars or document validity) and/or latest “e-Visa” (if applicable) [for non-permanent resident of the HKSAR only] (for applications in which the sponsor is an individual)
5
  • Other supporting documents
5

Please note that in the online application process, the applicant and sponsor will be required to fill in an online application form and sign to confirm that all information given in the online application form is correct, complete and true. If the applicant is under the age of 16 (child applicant), the online application form must be signed by his/her parent or legal guardian.

File Formats

Before uploading the required documents you will need to scan them in one of the following formats:
File type: JPEG, PDF, GIF, PNG or TIF (RAW, LZW, JPEG, CCITT-G4)
File size: 5Mbytes or below for each file
Colour depth: Grayscale (for documents without photos)
                       Colour (for documents with photos)

How to Start

Once you have prepared your supplementary documents, you can access the online service through the following link.

Online application for entry for visit/transit in Hong Kong

Please ensure that the information you provide is correct. Incorrect information may render your submission invalid.

Supplementary Document Submission

If you have submitted an application for visit/transit in Hong Kong and received a notification letter from the Immigration Department asking you to provide supplementary documents, you can use the online submission service. The following link will take you to further information on how to submit your supplementary documents online. 

Online supplementary document submission

Assistance and Further Information

If you need technical assistance in using the online service, you can call the Immigration e-Services Hotline at (852) 3128 8668 between 7 am and 11 pm daily.
For general enquiries, please call (852) 2824 6111 during office hours (from 8:45 am to 5:15 pm, Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 12 noon on Saturday, except public holidays), send a fax to (852) 2877 7711 or send an email to enquiry@immd.gov.hk.
 
Further information on the online service is available in a set of helpful frequently asked questions (FAQs).

FAQs about online application for entry for visit/transit in Hong Kong
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