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

Local Application
 ItemFees
1. Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Passport
(a) For persons aged 16 or above
(valid for 10 years)
32 pages – HK$370
48 pages – HK$460
(b) For children aged under 16
(valid for 5 years)
32 pages – HK$185
48 pages – HK$230
(c) Amendment of HKSAR Passport
(including amendment of personal particulars or photograph)
HK$84
(expired on the same date on which the passport being substituted would have expired)
2. Multiple HKSAR Re-entry Permit
(whether of full or restricted validity)
HK$140
3. HKSAR Re-entry Permit valid for 1 visit HK$46
4. HKSAR Document of Identity valid for 7 years (44-page) HK$285
5. HKSAR Document of Identity valid for 7 years (92-page) HK$370
6. Entry permit valid for 1 entry HK$190
7. Entry permit for multiple entries and valid for 1 year HK$390
8. Entry permit for multiple entries and valid for 3 years HK$780
9. Seaman’s Identity Book
(whether of full or restricted validity)
HK$260
Overseas Application
 ItemFees*
1. Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Passport
(a) For persons aged 16 or above
(valid for 10 years)
32 pages – HK$370 (or US$48)
48 pages – HK$460 (or US$59)
(b) For children aged under 16
(valid for 5 years)
32 pages – HK$185 (or US$24)
48 pages – HK$230 (or US$29.5)
Surcharges
(additional charge for the delivery of the passport)
Delivery by double registered air mail
HK$43 (or US$6)
Delivery by express dispatch service
Asia-Pacific – HK$125 (or US$16.50)
North America and Europe – HK$180 (or US $23.50)
Other areas – HK$250 (or US$32.50)
Bank handling charge
HK$100 (or US$13)
(if the cheque or bank draft is not drawn on a bank in the HKSAR or not in HKSAR currency)
2. HKSAR Document of Identity for Visa Purpose (Doc/I) 44 pages – HK$285 (or US$37)
92 pages – HK$370 (or US$48)
Surcharges
(additional charge for the delivery of HKSAR Doc/I)
[Please also see the Fees Payment Form (ID856)]
Delivery by double registered air mail
HK$43 (or US$6)
Delivery by express dispatch 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
HK$100 (or US$13)
(if the cheque or bank draft is not drawn on a bank in the HKSAR or not in HKSAR currency)
3. Seaman’s Identity Book (SIB) HK$260 (or US$33.5)
Surcharges
(additional charge for the delivery of SIB)
Delivery by double registered air mail
HK$43 (or US$6)
Delivery by express dispatch 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
HK$100 (or US$13)
(if the cheque or bank draft is not drawn on a bank in the HKSAR or not in HKSAR currency)

*The fees in US dollar are equivalent amounts calculated on the basis of past average exchange rate.

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

Local Application
Item Fees*
Declaration of change of nationality HK$145
Naturalisation as a Chinese National HK$1,730
(payable at the time of application)
HK$1,730
(payable upon issue of the certificate of naturalisation as a Chinese national)
Renunciation of Chinese Nationality HK$575
Restoration of Chinese Nationality HK$1,150

*(1) Fee paid is non-refundable in any circumstance and collection of fee does not constitute any guarantee or assurance that the application will be approved.

(2) If the applicant pays by cheque or bank draft, it should be crossed and made payable to “The Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.” No cash should be sent along with the application.

Overseas Application
Item Fees*
Declaration of change of nationality HK$145 (or US$19)
Naturalisation as a Chinese National
(a) HK$1,730 (or US$222)
(payable at the time of application)
(b) HK$1,730 (or US$222)
(payable upon issue of the certificate of naturalization as a Chinese national)

Renunciation of Chinese Nationality HK$575 (or US$74)
Restoration of Chinese Nationality HK$1,150 (or US$148)

* (1) Fee paid is non-refundable in any circumstance and collection of fee does not constitute any guarantee or assurance that the application will be approved.

(2) If the applicant pays by cheque or bank draft, it should be crossed and made payable to “The Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.” No cash should be sent along with the application.

(3) The cheque or bank draft should be drawn on a bank in the HKSAR in HK or US Dollars. If it is not drawn on a bank in the HKSAR or in HK Dollars, please also include a bank handling charge of HK$100 (or US$13) in the same cheque or bank draft. Alternatively, the applicant can provide the name and address of a local referee who will pay the fee on his/her behalf after receiving notification from the Immigration Department.

(4) If the applicant submits the application through a Chinese diplomatic and consular mission, he/she will have to pay an additional handling charge and a charge for delivery of the application to the HKSAR Immigration Department.

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