Hong Kong Visa
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Passport
Starting from July 1997, Chinese citizens with the right of abode (ROA) in the HKSAR and are holding Hong Kong permanent identity cards, whether or not they are holders of the "British National (Overseas) passport" or "Hong Kong Certificate of Identity" or other travel documents, are eligible to apply for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) passport.
Application forms and information booklets are now available at all immigration offices, district offices and post offices. Information booklets can be obtained from government publications centre.
For eligible applicants residing overseas, application forms and Notes for Guidance can be obtained from Chinese embassy/consulate-general or the HKSAR Immigration Department.
How to apply for a HKSAR passport?
A person who is a Chinese citizen holding a permanent identity card of the HKSAR and has the right of abode (ROA) in the HKSAR is eligible to apply for a HKSAR passport.
If you have submitted your passport application by post or drop-in, you must collect your passport in person and produce originals of the supporting documents enclosed with your application for verification.
If you have submitted your passport application in person and you are unable to collect the passport during the period of collection, you may authorise someone (in writing or by completing form ID678) to collect it on your behalf.
How long does it take to get a HKSAR passport?
Applications for HKSAR passport will be processed on a first-come-first-served basis. The Immigration Department pledges to complete the process of an application within 15 working days, and that for children under the age of 11 not holding a Hong Kong permanent identity card within 19 working days. However, whether this pledge can be met will depend on the number of applications received at a particular time.
Application for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Passport
Application for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Passport (Overseas)
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