Online Application for Extension of Stay (for Persons admitted under Enhanced Supplementary Labour Scheme [formerly known as Supplementary Labour Scheme])

Who Can Use This Service

You can use the online service to submit your extension of stay application if you are a person admitted under Enhanced Supplementary Labour Scheme (formerly known as Supplementary Labour Scheme).

However, you are not eligible to use the service if:


you are not physically present in Hong Kong at the time of submission;


you will not be physically present in Hong Kong at the time of collection of your “e-Visa”;


you are on visitor status;


your remaining limit of stay is more than 4 weeks;


your limit of stay has expired;


your travel document will expire in 3 months;


you need to depart Hong Kong and will not return before the expiry of your limit of stay;


your circumstances have changed since entry or your last extension of stay (for example, you have changed employer, sponsor, investment assets, school or study programme); or


you have been notified that your next extension of stay will be subject to review.

Documents to be Submitted Online

The documents you need to submit with your online application will depend on your current immigration status. Documents marked with * are mandatory.

Persons on Employment Status Admitted under Enhanced Supplementary Labour Scheme

Documents Maximum no. of files for upload
  • Hong Kong identity card


  • *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)


  • *The standard employment contract signed between the employer and the applicant


  • *Employer’s supporting letter to confirm continuous employment


  • Other supporting documents


Please note that in the online application process, the applicant and/or the sponsor / authorised person of the employer (if applicable) 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.

File Formats

Before uploading the required documents, you will need to scan them in one of the following formats:


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 extension of stay

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

Supplementary Document Submission

If you have applied for an extension of stay online through GovHK 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

Further information on the online booking service is available in a set of helpful frequently asked questions (FAQs).

FAQs about online application for extension of stay
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