Online Application for a Transfer of Endorsement

Who Can Use This Service

You can make use of this service to submit application for a transfer of endorsement online if you are:

(1)

Persons admitted under the following arrangements / schemes or their dependants

 

- Top Talent Pass Scheme

 

- General Employment Policy

 

- Admission Scheme for Mainland Talents and Professionals

 

- Technology Talent Admission Scheme

 

- Capital Investment Entrant Scheme

 

- Immigration Arrangements for Non-local Graduates

 

- Admission Scheme for the Second Generation of Chinese Hong Kong Permanent Residents

 

- Quality Migrant Admission Scheme

(2)

Persons on student status or their dependants

(3)

Persons admitted for training or their dependants

(4)

Foreign domestic helpers

(5)

Persons admitted under Supplementary Labour Scheme

(6)

Dependants of Hong Kong permanent residents or residents who are not subject to a limit of stay (i.e. residents with the right to land or on unconditional stay)

(7)

Holders of Form ID 235B (Permit to Remain in the HKSAR)

(8)

Persons having endorsements of permanent residency

(9)

Persons having endorsements of unconditional stay

(10)

Visitors

(11)

Consuls/consular staff/officials of international organizations appointed to the HKSAR, or their spouses and dependent children

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

(1)

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

(2)

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

(3)

your limit of stay has expired.

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.

Applicant (except holders of Form ID 235B (Permit to Remain in the HKSAR) and consuls/consular staff/officials of international organizations appointed to the HKSAR or their spouses and dependent children)

Documents Maximum no. of files for upload
  • *The applicant’s new valid travel document containing personal particulars, nationality, re-entry visa to the country of residence (if applicable), date of issue and expiry of the valid travel document

5

  • The applicant’s old travel document (if any)

5

  • Proof of acquisition of the new nationality (if the applicant’s new travel document is of a different nationality)

5

  • Loss memo from the Hong Kong police (applicable to applications due to loss of travel document)

1

  • *Employer’s supporting letter to confirm continuous employment (applicable to applications from foreign domestic helpers)

1

  • Other supporting documents

5

Holders of Form ID 235B (Permit to Remain in the HKSAR)

Documents Maximum no. of files for upload
  • *The applicant’s valid travel document containing personal particulars, nationality, re-entry visa to the country of residence (if applicable), date of issue and expiry of the valid travel document

5

  • *Permit to Remain in the HKSAR (Form ID 235B)

1

  • *The applicant’s birth certificate

5

  • *Sponsor’s (father/mother) travel document containing personal particulars, nationality, re-entry visa to the country of residence (if applicable), date of issue and expiry of the valid travel document

5

  • Parents’ marriage certificate

5

  • Other supporting documents

5

Consuls/consular staff/officials of international organizations appointed to the HKSAR, or their spouses and dependent children

Documents Maximum no. of files for upload
  • *The applicant’s valid travel document containing personal particulars, nationality, re-entry visa to the country of residence (if applicable), date of issue and expiry of the valid travel document

5

  • Other supporting documents

5

Please note that in the online application process, the applicant 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 a transfer of endorsement

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 a transfer of endorsement 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 a transfer of endorsement
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