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E-visa|The application service is now extended to all visas, which can be applied on the website of the Immigration Department

2022-11-29T04:45:54.416Z

The Immigration Department announced today (29th) that the electronic visa application service has been extended to all visa application categories from now on, including visa/entry permit applications for tourism, employment, investment, training, residence and study. electronic



The Immigration Department announced today (29th) that the electronic visa application service has been extended to all visa application categories from now on, including visa/entry permit applications for tourism, employment, investment, training, residence and study.


After the electronic visa application service is extended to all visa application categories, applicants can still choose the existing methods to submit applications and pay fees.

Regardless of the method of submission, the eligibility criteria and fees for the application remain the same.


It is easy to apply for a visa online at the Immigration Department.

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The Immigration Department launched the first phase of electronic visas on December 28 last year to replace the existing sticker labels. Citizens can complete the form submission and payment procedures through the Immigration Department's mobile app or website "one-stop", without the need to post information or go to the Immigration Department However, at that time, only four types of visas could be applied electronically, including various types of extension of stay applications, entry visas for foreign domestic helpers, non-local graduates staying in Hong Kong, returning to Hong Kong for employment, and the second generation of Chinese Hong Kong permanent residents.

The Immigration Department announced today that the electronic visa application service has been extended to all visa application categories with immediate effect, including visa/entry permit applications for tourism, employment, investment, training, residence and study.

Applicants can complete the entire application process through the "Immigration Department Mobile Application", the Immigration Department website or the GovHK website, that is, from submitting the application, paying the fee to collecting the "e-visa", without going to the Immigration Department office in person, thus Reduce crowd gathering and protect public health.

The steps to apply for an e-visa are as follows:



1. Fill out the application form via the mobile app or website of the Immigration Department. The "Form Filler" of the "Smart Convenience" mobile app is also applicable


. 2. Upload the relevant supporting documents or take a photo of the document.


3. Receive the application result by email Notification letter, if the applicant has missing documents, it can also be submitted online


4. If the visa is approved, payment can be made through the link in the email (credit card or PPS)


5. After payment, the electronic visa can be downloaded and printed spare


The Immigration Department also added that after the electronic visa application service is extended to all visa application categories, applicants can still choose to submit their applications in person, by post or by delivery, and pay fees and collect visas at the Immigration Department offices.

Regardless of the method of submission, the eligibility criteria and fees for the application remain the same.

What types of applications does the electronic visa application service apply to?

From November 29, 2022, the electronic visa application service has been extended to all visa application categories, including visa/entry permit applications for tourism, employment, investment, training, residence and study.

What documents do I need to submit when submitting the application online?

The documents required for online application depend on the requirements of the visa application category.

For details, please refer to the dedicated pages for each type of visa application on the online service.

Who can use the online service to submit visa applications?

Eligibility for submitting visa applications online depends on the requirements of the visa application category.

For details, please refer to the dedicated pages for each type of visa application on the online service.

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Source: hk1

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