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Do I Need a Visa for Hong Kong SAR of China?

British nationals may visit Hong Kong without a visa and stay up to six months. However, if you wish to take up employment, establish or join a business, study or settle in Hong Kong, you have to obtain an appropriate visa before arrival. If you are not holding a British passport and want to know whether you need a visa for Hong Kong SAR of China, please log on the website of Hong Kong Immigration Department: www.immd.gov.hk and go to the "public service" section for the latest information.

If you have any enquiries or need more information about the visa application, you can contact the HKSAR Immigration Department on telephone 00852 2824 6111, by fax at 00852 2877 7711, or through e-mail at enquiry@immd.gov.hk 

 

How to Apply for Visa for Hong Kong SAR of China

If you would like to apply for a Visa for Hong Kong SAR , please submit their applications at the Chinese Visa Application Service Centers.

Address: 71 Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3HR

Tel: 01612361070

Fax: 01612445883

Email: manchestercentre@visaforchina.org

Official website: http://www.visaforchina.org

1) For Tourism or Transit

A. a completed Application Form ID 1003A (Please download from https://www.immd.gov.hk/eng/forms/hk-visas.html )

B. the valid passport with at least one blank visa page as well as a photocopy of the bio data page

C. the valid UK visa acquired and a photocopy of it

D. a recent photo

E. the bank statements for last 3 months (balance should be over £500 per month)

F. a letter from your employer or school or a photocopy of your own company license

G. booking information of your return flight tickets and accommodation under your name [If you are going to stay with a friend in Hong Kong, he/she should fill the Sponsor Form ID 1003B (Please download from https://www.immd.gov.hk/eng/forms/hk-visas.html). You should also provide an invitation letter from him/her as well as a photocopy of residence/stay document of his/hers in Hong Kong)

 

2) For Family Visit

A. a completed Application Form ID 1003A (Please download from https://www.immd.gov.hk/eng/forms/hk-visas.html) .

B. the valid passport with at least one blank visa page as well as a photocopy of the bio data page

C. the valid UK visa acquired and a photocopy of it

D. a recent photo

E. the bank statements for last 3 months (balance should be over £500 per month)

F. a letter from your employer or school or a photocopy of your own company license

G. booking information of your return flight tickets and accommodation under your name

H. the Sponsor Form ID 1003B (Please download from https://www.immd.gov.hk/eng/forms/hk-visas.html), which should be filled by your relative in Hong Kong

I. an invitation letter from your relative in Hong Kong and a photocopy of residence/stay document of his/hers in Hong Kong

 

3) For Business

A. a completed Application Form, that is ID 1003A (Please download from https://www.immd.gov.hk/eng/forms/hk-visas.html) .

B. the valid passport with at least one blank visa page as well as a photocopy of the bio data page

C. the valid UK visa acquired and a photocopy of it

D. a recent photo

E. the bank statements for last 3 months (balance should be over £500 per month)

F. a letter from your employer or school or a photocopy of your own company license

G. booking information of your return flight tickets and accommodation under your name

H. the Sponsor Form ID 1003B(Please download from https://www.immd.gov.hk/eng/forms/hk-visas.html) , which should be filled by your invitee in Hong Kong

I. an invitation letter from your invitee in Hong Kong

 

If you are going to Hong Kong for study, employment, training, residence as dependants, capital investment or other purposes, please check on the Hong Kong SAR Immigration Department website  https://www.immd.gov.hk/eng/forms/hk-visas.html

for the documents you need to prepare.  

Time for processing: The normal service takes 4-20 working days. The express service takes 3 working days, but is provided conditionally.

 

Important Notice:

 Nationals of some countries and regions enjoy visa-free visits to Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, while nationals of other countries need to apply for a Visa for Hong Kong SAR of China. For details, please check on https://www.immd.gov.hk/eng/services/visas/visit-transit/visit-visa-entry-permit.html  

 

If you have any enquiries or need more information about the visa application, you may check on Hong Kong SAR Immigration Department website https://www.immd.gov.hk/eng/forms/hk-visas.html or contact them on telephone 0085228246111, by fax at 0085228777711, or through email at enquiry@immd.gov.hk.

 

 

How to Apply for Visa for Macao SAR of China

If you would like to apply for a Visa for Macao SAR , please submit their applications at the Chinese Visa Application Service Centers.

Address: 71 Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3HR

Tel: 01612361070

Fax: 01612445883

Email: manchestercentre@visaforchina.org

Official website: http://www.visaforchina.org

 

1) For Tourism

A. a completed Application Form 

http://www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/cht/pdf/psp_top6/psp_top6_sim_03_1_cp.pdf

B. the valid passport with at least one blank visa page as well as photocopies of the bio data page and all used inside pages

C. the valid UK visa acquired and a copy of it

D. a recent 1.5-inch full face light-colored background color photo

E. the bank statements for last 3 months (balance should be over £500 per month)

F. a letter from your employer or school or a copy of your own company license

G. booking information of your return flight tickets, accommodation and itinerary in Macao, tour receipt

H. pages carrying important information in a travel document previously used to enter Macao (if any)

 

2) For Family Visit

A. a completed Application Form 

http://www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/cht/pdf/psp_top6/psp_top6_sim_03_1_cp.pdf 

B. the valid passport with at least one blank visa page as well as photocopies of the bio data page and all used inside pages

C. the valid UK visa acquired and a copy of it

D. a recent 1.5-inch full face light-colored background color photo

E. the bank statements for last 3 months (balance should be over £500 per month)

F. a letter from your employer or school or a copy of your own company license

G. booking information of your return flight tickets, accommodation and itinerary in Macao

H. pages carrying important information in a travel document previously used to enter Macao (if any)

I. information of relative in Macao including name, address and telephone number, and photocopy of residence/stay document of relative in Macao

 

3) For Business

A. a completed Application Form 

http://www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/cht/pdf/psp_top6/psp_top6_sim_03_1_cp.pdf

B. the valid passport with at least one blank visa page as well as photocopies of the bio data page and all used inside pages

C. the valid UK visa acquired and a copy of it

D. a recent 1.5-inch full face light-colored background color photo

E. the bank statements for last 3 months (balance should be over £500 per month)

F. a letter from your employer or school or a copy of your own company license

G. booking information of your return flight tickets, accommodation and itinerary in Macao

H. pages carrying important information in a travel document previously used to enter Macao (if any)

I. an invitation letter from the invitee in Macao

 

4) For Study

A. a completed Application Form 

http://www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/cht/pdf/psp_top6/psp_top6_sim_03_1_cp.pdf

B. the valid passport with at least one blank visa page as well as photocopies of the bio data page and all used inside pages

C. the valid UK visa acquired and a copy of it

D. a recent 1.5-inch full face light-colored background color photo

E. the bank statements for last 3 months (balance should be over £500 per month)

F. a letter from your employer or school or a copy of your own company license

G. booking information of your return flight tickets, accommodation and itinerary in Macao

H. pages carrying important information in a travel document previously used to enter Macao (if any)

I. the admission document of a high-educational institute in Macao

 

5) For Work

A. a completed Application Form 

http://www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/cht/pdf/psp_top6/psp_top6_sim_03_1_cp.pdf

B. the valid passport with at least one blank visa page as well as photocopies of the bio data page and all used inside pages

C. the valid UK visa acquired and a copy of it

D. a recent 1.5-inch full face light-colored background color photo

E. the bank statements for last 3 months (balance should be over £500 per month)

F. a letter from your employer or school or a copy of your own company license

G. booking information of your return flight tickets, accommodation and itinerary in Macao

H. pages carrying important information in a travel document previously used to enter Macao (if any)

I.The copy of the Proof of employment approval by the Macao authorities. For first-time applicants, the copy of the application form of "Non-resident Worker's Authorization to Stay" that passes the examination of the Immigration Department; for renewal, the copy of the application letter of "Renewal of Non-resident Worker's Authorization to Stay" that passes the examination of the Immigration Department

 

6) For Dependent

A. a completed Application Form 

http://www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/cht/pdf/psp_top6/psp_top6_sim_03_1_cp.pdf

B. the valid passport with at least one blank visa page as well as photocopies of the bio data page and all used inside pages

C. the valid UK visa acquired and a copy of it

D. a recent 1.5-inch full face light-colored background color photo

E. the bank statements for last 3 months (balance should be over £500 per month)

F. a letter from your employer or school or a copy of your own company license

G. booking information of your return flight tickets, accommodation and itinerary in Macao

H. pages carrying important information in a travel document previously used to enter Macao (if any)

I. Macao identity card of the family, document of kinship, etc

7) Stay as relative of non-resident worker

A. a completed Application Form 

http://www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/cht/pdf/psp_top6/psp_top6_sim_03_1_cp.pdf 

B. the valid passport with at least one blank visa page as well as photocopies of the bio data page and all used inside pages

C. the valid UK visa acquired and a copy of it

D. a recent 1.5-inch full face light-colored background color photo

E. the bank statements for last 3 months (balance should be over £500 per month)

F. a letter from your employer or school or a copy of your own company license

G. booking information of your return flight tickets, accommodation and itinerary in Macao

H. pages carrying important information in a travel document previously used to enter Macao (if any)

I. The copy of the approval document of Macao authorities to stay in Macao ("Approval Letter" of Special Authorization to Stay granted to family members of non-resident worker)

 

Important Notice:

 Nationals of 66 countries and regions enjoy visa-free visits to Macao Special Administrative Region, for details, please check on http://www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/eng/EDoN.html#EDoN_VII .

 

If you have any enquiries or need more information about the visa application, you may check on Macao SAR Public Security Police Force Immigration Department website http://www.fsm.gov.mo/psp/eng/main.html or contact them by fax at 0085387967360, or through email at migsi@fsm.gov.cn.

 

 

Hong Kong and Macao documents fees

Categories

Regular

Express

Rush

visa for Hong Kong SAR of China

£23

£42

£51

visa for Hong Kong SAR of China communication service

£15

£15

£15

Hong Kong SAR entry permit

£8

£27

£36

Hong Kong SAR passport, Document of identity for visa purposes,

Declaration of identity for entry purposes communication service

£8

£8

£8

visa for Macao SAR of China

£23

£38

£46

visa for Macao SAR of China service

£15

£15

£15

All rights of explanation of the adjustment above are reserved for the Chinese Embassy and Consulates in the U.K.. Thanks for your cooperation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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