Vision, Mission and Values Vision, Mission and Values
Vision, Mission and Values

Vision, Mission and Values

Our Vision

We will be the foremost immigration service in the world in effectiveness and efficiency.

Our Mission

We will safeguard national security and contribute to the stability and prosperity of Hong Kong by:

  • exercising effective immigration control to facilitate the visit of genuine travellers and keep out undesirables
  • providing practicable assistance to Hong Kong residents in distress outside Hong Kong
  • guarding against terrorist activities, and preventing and detecting immigration-related crimes
  • issuing to residents highly secure identity cards and travel documents
  • providing efficient services for registration of persons and civil registration for births, deaths and marriages
  • providing immigration facilitation to attract talent

We will provide quality service without discrimination and treat each member of the public with respect, consideration and compassion, irrespective of disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, family status, race, nationality and religion.

Our Values

Patriotism and Perseverance

With our love for our motherland and Hong Kong, we will remain steadfast in performing our duty to safeguard national sovereignty, security and development interests. We will uphold the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, bear allegiance to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, be dedicated to our duties and be responsible to the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Integrity and Impartiality

We will faithfully apply our policies and practices with impartiality and honesty, and will uphold our high standards of integrity at all times.

Courtesy and Compassion

We will treat each member of the public with respect, consideration, courtesy and compassion. We will be empathetic, appreciative of different perspectives and flexible in the application of policies to meet specific needs.

Care and Cohesion

We will adopt people-based management to care for our staff's need and development, enhance communication, cultivate harmony and trust, and build a professional team with high morale and cohesiveness to serve the public.

Alertness and Awareness

We will remain sensitive to ever-changing social, economic and political environment, assimilate trends and realign our business strategies and operational procedures to meet new challenges.

Improvement and Illumination

We will continuously strive for excellence in whatever we do and seek to be the role-model for other immigration services worldwide.