Extension of e-Channel service to Mainland frequent visitors at Hong Kong International Airport control point

22 March 2012

The Immigration Department announced today (March 22) that it will extend its Mainland frequent visitors e-Channel service to the Hong Kong International Airport control point with effect from next Monday (March 26).

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 the Hong Kong International Airport control point. Currently, Mainland frequent visitors can use e-Channels at the Lok Ma Chau Spur Line, Lo Wu, Shenzhen Bay, China Ferry Terminal and Macau Ferry Terminal control points. The arrival and departure halls of the Hong Kong International Airport control point will be equipped with six and four e-Channels respectively for enrolled Mainland frequent visitors.

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

Macao permanent residents who have successfully enrolled with the department will also be able to enjoy the e-Channel service at the Airport control point starting from March 26.

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 on 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.