Author: Zheng Baosheng
Last update date: 2021-06-18 17:17
The government announced the details of the $5,000 electronic consumer voucher. All Hong Kong permanent residents and new arrivals who are 18 years old and residing in Hong Kong on or before June 18 can apply, excluding foreign domestic helpers, foreigners who come to work in Hong Kong and international students .
The living conditions in Hong Kong are within the last two years from today. Those who need to live in Hong Kong for a long time, and participate in the Guangdong Program, Fujian Program, Hong Kong students studying abroad, working holiday participants, Hong Kong residents studying abroad, and those outside the Hong Kong government or other institutions Dispatched personnel and family members can be exempted from residence in Hong Kong as long as they meet the 18-year-old requirement.
Persons in custody can also apply through the Correctional Services Department, which can be used by themselves or their family members.
Registration can be applied online or in writing from July 4
The registration date for the consumer vouchers is from July 4 to August 14. The public can register electronically and in writing.
The government will provide a central platform for citizens to register electronically. The website is www.consumptionvoucher.gov.hk. For written registration, you can download the form from the website, or go to the post office, public housing estate office, and districts of the IACM for consultation The service center, the district welfare offices of the Social Welfare Department and the designated branches of the five banks request forms.
If citizens register electronically before July 17, they can receive the first instalment on August 1 at the earliest.
This time the government selected 4 electronic payment operators, including Octopus, Tap & Go, Alipay HK and WeChat Pay Hong Kong.
Octopus collects in three installments and the rest is in two installments
If the public chooses to register with Octopus, it will be distributed in three phases, the first phase is 2,000 yuan, the second phase is 2,000 yuan, and the third phase is 1,000 yuan.
The public needs to use up a total of $4,000 in the first two installments before they can withdraw the third installment.
If citizens use Octopus and need to tap the card to collect consumption vouchers, they can go to the public transport subsidy collection stations located at MTR stations, light rail stations, designated piers and public transport interchanges. They can also go to 7-Eleven, OK convenience stores and You can pick up your card at the Wellcome Supermarket, and you can also take your card at the Octopus service station.
The public can also use the Octopus mobile app to receive it.
As for Tap & Go, Alipay HK and WeChat Pay Hong Kong, they can be distributed in two installments, the first installment is 2,000 yuan, and the second installment is 3,000 yuan.
The coupon will be deposited into the account through the mobile App.
Concentrated local entities and online consumption cannot pay taxes, water, electricity and coal
This time consumer vouchers are not used for government fees such as taxes, fines, and tunnel tolls, nor can they be used to pay for public services such as water, electricity, and gas.
It cannot be used in public institutions such as the Hospital Authority, Housing Authority, Housing Association, etc.
It cannot be used for educational expenses such as elementary and secondary school and university expenses.
It cannot be used to buy financial products such as insurance, nor can it be used for donations.
It cannot be used to pay to individuals (P2P), nor can it be exchanged for cash.
In terms of shopping, consumer vouchers can be used for local transportation, retail, catering, service industries and local online consumption. They cannot be used for direct purchases from non-local merchants, including purchases on non-local online shopping platforms.
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