Hong Kong Identity Card
Application for a Hong Kong Identity Card
It is a legal requirement that residents need to carry their valid identification at all times. All non-local students permitted to stay in Hong Kong for more than 180 days must apply for a Hong Kong ID card in person at the Immigration Department within 30 days after their arrival. There is no application fee. The processing time for an identity card application is usually 7 working days.
Valid travel document(s) such as passport/ 中华人民共和国往来港澳通行证
Students may go to the nearest Registration of Persons Office in Yuen Long to submit the application & supporting documents and collect the Hong Kong ID card.
|Registration of Persons – Yuen Long Office|
|1/F, Yuen Long Government Offices, 2 Kiu Lok Square, Yuen Long
(MTR Long Ping Station – Exit E)
(Light Rail Hong Lok Road Station)
|9:00am - 12:45pm & 2:00pm - 4:30pm (Mon - Fri)
9:00am - 12:30pm (Sat)
Closed on Sundays and public holiday
Tel: 2475 4114Address and opening hours of Registration of Persons Offices
Loss of Hong Kong Identity Card
If students lose their Hong Kong ID card, they should report to the police immediately and apply for a replacement at the Registration of Persons Offices of Immigration Department within 14 days. A fee is charged for replacement of a Hong Kong ID card due to loss or damage.
Hotline of the Immigration Department: (852)2824 6111