Fee Tables

Visas

Visas, Extension of Limit of Stay & Other Services

The following fees are payable under the Immigration Regulations :-

 ItemFees
1. Ordinary visa $ 190
2. Transit visa $ 100
3. Change of conditions of stay or extension of limit of stay $ 190
4. Endorsement to a travel document for which no specific fee is provided $ 200
5. Service charge for supplying, on application, a copy of any document, or for making or forwarding, or both, a request or recommendation to any authority of a foreign state or Commonwealth country, for consular or nationality registration or for the issue or renewal of a passport or other travel document or of a document of identity or for the grant of a visa or entry permit $ 215
APEC Business Travel Card
ItemFee
New issue of an APEC Business Travel Card $490
Replacement of an APEC Business Travel Card for the remainder of its validity period $190
HKSAR Travel Pass
ItemFee
Application for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Travel Pass $660

Travel Documents

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region passports
  1. Application Fee

The following application fee for the HKSAR Passport is payable at the time of application. Yet the collection of a fee does not constitute any assurance that the passport applied for will be issued.

For persons aged 16 or above (valid for 10 years)

32 pages

HK$370 (or US$48)

48 pages

HK$460 (or US$59)

For children aged under 16 (valid for 5 years)

32 pages

HK$185 (or US$24)

48 pages

HK$230 (or US$29.5)

Amendment of HKSAR passport (including amendment of personal particulars or photograph) [not applicable for overseas application] 
For each application, expire on the same date on which the passport being substituted would have expired

HK$84

For persons aged 16 or above (valid for 10 years)

32 pages

HK$370

48 pages

HK$460

For children aged under 16 (valid for 5 years) 

32 pages

HK$185

48 pages

HK$230

  1. Surcharges for Applicants Outside Hong Kong

Applicants outside Hong Kong are required to pay the following additional charge for the delivery of the passport: 

Item

Fee

Delivery by double registered air mail

HK$43 (or US$6)

Delivery by express despatch service

Asia-Pacific – HK$125 (or US$16.50)
North America and Europe – HK$180 (or US$23.50)
Rest of the world – HK$250 (or US$32.50)

Bank handling charge (If the cheque or bank draft is not drawn on a bank in the HKSAR or not in HKSAR currency)

HK$100 (or US$13)

Overseas Application for Seaman's Identity Book and Other Related Fees

Item

Fees

Fees for HKSAR Seaman's Identity Book

 

(a) Application fee for HKSAR Seaman's Identity Book (whether of full or restricted validity)

The following application fee will be collected at the time of application:

  • HK$260 (or US$33.5)

(b) Surcharge for Applications made Outside Hong Kong

Delivery by double registered air mail :

  • HK$43 (or US$6)

Delivery by express despatch service :

  • Asia-Pacific – HK$145 (or US$19)
  • North America and Europe – HK$200 (or US$26)
  • Other areas – HK$290 (or US$37.5)

Bank handling charge (If the cheque or bank draft is not drawn in a bank in the HKSAR or not in HKSAR currency)

  • HK$100 (or US$13)
Overseas Application for Hong Kong Document of Identity for Visa Purposes
  1. Fees for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Document of Identity for Visa Purposes are as follows :
    44 pages HK$ 285 (or US$37)
    92 pages HK$ 370 (or US$48)
  2. Applicant is required to pay an additional charge for the delivery of the HKSAR Document of Identity for Visa Purposes as follows [ Please also see the Fees Payment Form (ID856) ] :
    Delivery by double registered airmail :
    HK$43 (or US$6)
    Delivery by express despatch service :
    Asia-Pacific HK$145 (or US$19)
    North America and Europe HK$200 (or US$26)
    Rest of the world HK$290 (or US$37.5)
    Bank handling charge (If the cheque or bank draft is not drawn on a bank in HKSAR or not in HKSAR currency) HK$100 (or US$13)
  3. The fees in US dollar are equivalent amounts calculated on the basis of past average exchange rate
Other Hong Kong travel documents

The following fees are payable under the Immigration Regulations :-

Issue and Renewal of Travel Documents

 ItemFees
1. Multiple HKSAR Re-entry Permit (whether of full or restricted validity) $ 140
2. HKSAR Re-entry Permit valid for 1 visit $ 46
3. HKSAR Document of Identity valid for 7 years (44-page) $ 285
4. HKSAR Document of Identity valid for 7 years (92-page) $ 370
5. Entry permit valid for 1 entry $ 190
6. Entry permit for multiple entries and valid for 1 year $ 390
7. Entry permit for multiple entries and valid for 3 years $ 780

Issue and Renewal of Seaman's Identification Documents

 ItemFees
1. Seaman's Identity Book (whether of full or restricted validity) $ 260

Right of Abode

Verification of Eligibility for Permanent Identity Card

The following fees are payable under the Immigration Regulation and Registration of Persons Regulation:-

 ItemsFees
1. Application for verification of eligibility and the first issue of permanent identity card Free
2. Making an endorsement to a travel document (applicable for applicants aged under 11 holding valid travel documents only) $ 200

Identity Cards

Registration/Replacement of Hong Kong Identity Card

The registration or renewal of an identity card is free of charge.  However, a fee is payable when you apply to replace an identity card or apply for a Certificate of Registered Particulars. The following table lists the applicable fees under the Registration of Persons Regulations.

Item Fee
Registration for identity card Free
Renewal of identity card Free
Registration for consular corps identity card Free
Replacement of identity card (lost or destroyed) $370
Replacement of identity card (damaged or defaced) $370
Replacement of identity card (alteration of particulars) $460
Replacement of consular corps identity card Free
Certificate of registered particulars $425

Chinese Nationality

Declaration of Change of Nationality

Item

Fees

Declaration of Change of Nationality

(a) For applications submitted directly to the HKSAR Immigration Department

 

A fee of HK$145 is payable upon submission of application. However, the collection of this fee does not constitute any guarantee or assurance that your declaration of change of nationality will be approved. If you pay by cheque or bank draft, it should be crossed and made payable to ‘The Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region’.

For applications submitted by post from overseas, the bank draft should be drawn on a bank in the HKSAR in HK or US Dollars. Alternatively, you can provide the name and address of a local referee who will pay the fee on your behalf after receiving notification from the Immigration Department.

The fee paid is non-refundable in all circumstances.

(b) Application submitted through Chinese diplomatic and consular missions

 

If you submit your application through a Chinese diplomatic and consular mission, you will be required to pay HK$145 plus a handling charge, and a charge for delivery of your application to the HKSAR Immigration Department.

The fee paid is non-refundable in all circumstances.

Naturalization as a Chinese National

Item

Fees

  • Naturalization as a Chinese National

(a) For applications submitted directly to the HKSAR Immigration Department

The application fee is HK$3,460. You are required to pay an initial fee of HK$1,730 at the time of application, and the balance of the application fee will be collected upon issue of the certificate of naturalisation subject to the proof of your not retaining foreign nationality. You should note, however, that the collection of fee does not constitute any guarantee or assurance that your application will be approved.

If you pay by cheque or bank draft, it should be crossed and made payable to ‘The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region’.

For applications submitted by post from overseas, the bank draft should be drawn on a bank in the HKSAR in HK or US Dollars. Alternatively, you can provide the name and address of a local referee to pay the fee on your behalf after receiving notification from the Immigration Department.

The initial fee of HK$1730 is non-refundable in all circumstances.

 (b) Applications submitted through Chinese diplomatic and consular missions

 

If you submit your application through a Chinese diplomatic and consular mission, you will be required to pay a handling charge and the expenses of forwarding your application to the HKSAR Immigration Department in addition to the application fee mentioned in paragraph (a) above.

The fee paid is non-refundable in all circumstances.

Renunciation of Chinese Nationality

Item

Fees

Renunciation of Chinese Nationality

(a) For applications submitted directly to the HKSAR Immigration Department

 

A fee of HK$575 is payable on submission of application. However, the collection of fee does not constitute any guarantee or assurance that your application for renunciation of nationality will be approved. If you pay by cheque or bank draft, it should be crossed and made payable to ‘The Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region’.

For applications submitted by post from overseas, the bank draft should be drawn on a bank in the HKSAR in HK or US Dollars. Alternatively, you may provide the name and address of a local referee who will pay the fee on your behalf after receiving notification from the Immigration Department.

The fee paid is non-refundable in all circumstances.

 

(b) For applications submitted through Chinese diplomatic and consular missions 

If you submit your application through a Chinese diplomatic and consular mission, you will be required to pay the application fee of HK$575 plus a handling charge, and the charge for delivery of your application to the HKSAR Immigration Department.

The fee paid is non-refundable in any circumstances.

Restoration of Chinese Nationality

Item

Fees

Restoration of Chinese Nationality

(a) For applications submitted directly to the HKSAR Immigration Department

 

A fee of HK$1150 is payable upon submission of your application.  You should note, however, that the collection of fee does not constitute any guarantee or assurance that your application for restoration of Chinese nationality will be approved. If you pay by cheque or bank draft, it should be crossed and made payable to ‘The Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region’.

For applications submitted by post from overseas, the bank draft should be drawn on a bank in the HKSAR in Hong Kong or US Dollars. Alternatively, you can provide the name and address of a local referee to pay the fee on your behalf after receiving notification from the Immigration Department.

The fee paid is non-refundable in all circumstances.

 

(b) For applications submitted through Chinese diplomatic and consular missions

If you submit your application through Chinese diplomatic and consular missions, you will be required to pay a handling charge and the expenses of forwarding your application to the HKSAR Immigration Department in addition to the application fee mentioned in paragraph (a) above.

The fee paid is non-refundable in all circumstances.

 

Births, Deaths & Marriage Registration

Marriage Registration

The following fees are payable under the Marriage Ordinance :-

 ItemFees
1. Filing and exhibition of notice of marriage $ 305
2. Marriage at the office of the Registrar :-
(a) during normal office hours $ 715
(b) outside normal office hours (Saturday afternoon [not being a public holiday] or Sunday) $ 1, 935
Births and Deaths Registration

The following fees are payable under the Births and Deaths Registration Ordinance, Births Registration (Special Registers) Ordinance, Deaths Registration (Special Registers) Ordinance and Legitimacy Ordinance :-

 ItemFees
1. Certified copy of adoption or birth entry (i.e. Adoption Certificate or Birth Certificate) $ 140
2. Certified copy of death or missing person entry (i.e. Death Certificate or Missing Person Certificate) $ 140
3. Post-registration of births (after 42 days and within twelve months from the date of birth) $ 140
4. Particular search, a search for any given entry in relation to an identified person for any period not exceeding 5 years (i.e. the person's exact name and date of birth (if available) can be provided for the search. Unless otherwise specified by the applicant, the search will be conducted with 2 years preceding and 2 years following the person's year of birth/death provided in case no matched record is found against the year of birth/death provided) $ 140
5. General search, a search for any entry other than particular search, for example, in relation to a person whose identity is not clearly specified (i.e. the person's exact name and /or exact date of birth cannot be provided for the search) $ 680
6. A certified copy of an entry in any of the Register Books if posted to an addressee outside Hong Kong $ 275
and if the copy is required to be sent by airmail together with an additional amount equal to the airmail postage at the normal rate.
7. Addition or alteration of the child's name (after 42 days from the date of birth) $ 425
8. A certificate of registration of addition or alteration of name of child $ 140
9. Post-registration of births (after 12 months from the date of birth) $ 680