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Information for Non-local Applicants

Student Visa

Non-local students studying in Hong Kong are required to apply for student visas. Details of the entry arrangement are set out in Immigration Department's website.

Visa Application Form

Should your application for our master's degree programme be successful, an offer pack containing a visa application form and instructions will be sent to you. The visa application form can also be downloaded from the Immigration Department's website. The completed visa application form together with supporting documents should be returned to us for our handling.

Visa Label

Once your visa application is approved, we will collect the visa label and send it to you by courier.

Visa Application Fee

An visa application fee of HKD400 (for 2020/21) will be charged for each visa application, which covers the fee payable to the Immigration Department. The visa application fee should be settled by bank draft made payable to "LINGNAN UNIVERSITY" and is non-refundable and non-transferable regardless of the visa application result, which is at the discretion of the Immigration Department.


On-campus Residence - Student Hostels

Limited hostel places are available to non-local students of Taught Postgraduate (TPg) degree programmes. Information of hostels is availbale in Student Service Center's website.

Invitation to apply for hostels will be sent to you by Programme Teams via email. You are advised to check your email regularly.

Off-campus Residence

Private rental accommodation is available in close proximity to the University. Monthly rental is ranged between HKD8,000 to HKD15,000, depending on the size, location and type of accommodation. Non-local students may consider sharing a flat with a few roommates.

Information on private rental accomodation will be provided by Programme Teams.

Staying in HK after Graduation

Graduates of full-time TPg programmes can apply to stay in Hong Kong for 12 months after graduation under the Immigration Arrangements for Non-local Graduates (IANG), subject to meeting of the eligibility criteria. Details are available in the Immigration Department's website.