Extension of e-Channel service to Mainland frequent visitors at China Ferry Terminal and Macau Ferry Terminal control points

15 March 2012

The Immigration Department announced today (March 15) that it will extend its Mainland frequent visitors e-Channel service to China Ferry Terminal and Macau Ferry Terminal control points with effect from next Monday (March 19).

A spokesperson for the Immigration Department said Mainland frequent visitors who have successfully enrolled with the Department will be able to use e-Channels for immigration clearance at China Ferry Terminal and Macau Ferry Terminal control points. Currently, Mainland frequent visitors can use e-Channels at Lok Ma Chau Spur Line, Lo Wu and Shenzhen Bay control points. The immigration clearance halls at China Ferry Terminal and Macau Ferry Terminal control points will be equipped with four (two at arrival and two at departure) and eight (four at arrival and four at departure) e-Channels respectively for enrolled Mainland frequent visitors.

The e-Channel service is only available to Mainland frequent visitors who have successfully enrolled. Enrollment offices are located at Lok Ma Chau Spur Line, Lo Wu, Shenzhen Bay, China Ferry Terminal, Macau Ferry Terminal and Airport control points. Enrollment is free of charge.

Foreign frequent visitors who have successfully enrolled with the Department will also be able to enjoy the e-Channel service at China Ferry Terminal and Macau Ferry Terminal control points starting from March 19.

For more details, please visit the Department's website at www.immd.gov.hk or refer to information leaflets available at the Information and Liaison Section at 2/F, Immigration Headquarters or at the relevant control points or the Exit-Entry Permit issuing offices in Shenzhen. Visitors may also call the Department's hotline at (852) 2824 6111 or send an email to enquiry@immd.gov.hk for further information.