Hong Kong Immigration Department provides services to foreigners and Hong Kong (HK) local residents (and/or citizens). To foreigners, Hong Kong Immigration Service has the responsibilities to exercise immigration control and enforce laws.
The Hong Kong Immigration Department has a role to approve or reject Hong Kong visa applications that are submitted by foreigners (i.e. non Hong Kong permanent residents).
The types of HK visas for foreigners include:
The services that are provided by Hong Kong Immigration Services to Hong Kong local residents include:
An individual may visit the Hong Kong Immigration Department office In person at the information and Liaison Section. The physical address is:
2nd Floor Immigration Tower, 7 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
The working/opening hours are:
Monday – Friday: 8:45 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Closed on all Sundays and public holidays
When a person needs to deliver a mail to the Hong Kong Immigration Department, he/she must ensure the mail items bear sufficient postage with return address before posting. Underpaid mail items will not be accepted by the Immigration Department of Hong Kong.
What are the Visa Free Countries to Hong Kong? or Which Countries Do Not Need Visa for Hong Kong?
Do you need a visa to visit Hong Kong? Find out here. (Click to view)
When will you not need a visa to enter Hong Kong?
You do not need a visa or entry permit when you enter Hong Kong as a visitor, if you are the holder of one of the following documents.
You may not need to have a visa or entry permit to enter HK as a visitor, if you have a travel document with one of the following endorsements:
How many days can a visitor stay without a HK Visa?
Usually visitors from the Visa-free nations/countries are permitted with 7 days, 14 days, 30 days, 90 days, or 180 days of stay in Hong Kong.
It depends on the issue country of your passport (or travel document). Find out if you are Hong Kong visa-free. (Click to view)
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