Stamping of Property and Share Transfer Document

e-Stamping service, which involves printing a stamp certificate online for attachment to the instrument, is an alternative to conventional stamping.  Such stamp certificates have the same legal status as conventional stamps imprinted on instruments.

e-Stamping service is available to users at GovHK.  You can submit a stamping application, make payment and obtain a stamp certificate via the Internet. Authenticity check of stamp certificates is also available at the above-mentioned website.

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Authentication Means

Users of e-Stamping service can use one of the following means for authentication:

User Type

Authentication Means

Business user

E-Stamp Account or

recognized digital certificate


Individual user

eTAX Account or

recognized digital certificate


Advantages of using e-Stamping service include

  • Stamping possible anytime, anywhere.
  • Convenient payment methods
    (i) Offline – print notice for payment and pay at any office of the Hong Kong Post or at the Stamp Office
    (ii) Online – Visa, MasterCard, JCB, UnionPay or PPS
  • Instant issue of stamp certificate after receipt of stamp duty online.
  • Free online service for checking authenticity of a stamp certificate.
  • One Stop Service – submission of tenancy e-forms of Rating and Valuation Department online after e-Stamping of tenancy agreement.


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Last review date: July 2023
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