Application Reference Number and Transaction Reference Number

Application Reference Number

Your application reference number is shown at the top left-hand corner of your latest visa, entry permit or extension of stay label attached to your travel document, or at the top of your latest “e-Visa”. 

(i) For Employment/Student/Residence/Dependant

Example

The location of the application reference number and the date of issue on the visa/entry permit/extension of stay label of Employment/Student/Residence/Dependant

The location of the application reference number and the date of issue on the “e-Visa” of Employment/Student/Residence/Dependant

(ii) For Foreign Domestic Helper

Example

The location of the application reference number and the date of issue on the visa/entry permit/extension of stay label of Foreign Domestic Helper

The location of the application reference number and the date of issue on the “e-Visa” of Foreign Domestic Helper

(iii) For Imported Worker

Example

The location of the application reference number and the date of issue on the visa/entry permit/extension of stay label of Imported Worker

The location of the application reference number and the date of issue on the “e-Visa” of Imported Worker

You can also find the application reference number on the latest approval letter or acknowledgement letter from the Immigration Department.

Examples:

The location of the application reference number and the date of issue on the latest approval letter or acknowledgement letter from the Immigration Department

The location of the application reference number and the date of issue on the latest approval letter or acknowledgement letter from the Immigration Department

The location of the application reference number and the date of issue on the latest approval letter or acknowledgement letter from the Immigration Department

Transaction Reference Number

You can find the transaction reference number in the acknowledgement page of the online service after you have successfully submitted your application under the Admission Scheme for the Second Generation of Chinese Hong Kong Permanent Residents online.

Example:

The location of the transaction reference number in the acknowledgement page of the online service after having successfully submitted the application under the Admission Scheme for the Second Generation of Chinese Hong Kong Permanent Residents online

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Last revision date: December 2021