Hong Kong Immigration News

 
E-Channel facility for Singaporeans entering Hong Kong September 20, 2014
Singaporeans visiting Hong Kong to avail e-Channel facility

The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) of Singapore announced that Singaporeans whose age is 11 or above will be able to clear immigration at faster pace in Hong Kong.Individuals holding Singapore passports and have traveled Hong Kong for at least three times will be permitted to use automated clearance gates,...

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Hong Kong executes automated clearance services mutually with Germany September 04, 2014
Hong Kong applies automated clearance services mutually with Germany

Hong Kong and Germany will execute the service of automated clearance mutually.Effective 01 September 2014, people with HKSAR (Hong Kong Special Administrative Region) electronic passport will be authorized to get register for the automated service of immigration clearance in Germany on trail grounds.German passport ho...

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Rise in quota of Hong Kong - Germany Working Holiday Scheme August 04, 2014
Hong Kong Working Holiday Scheme quota increased for Germany

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government has decided to work with the Government of Germany to additionally increase the yearly quota from 150 to 300 under Hong Kong Working Holiday Scheme for Germany.Germany has grown popular as a working holiday destination for many youths of Hong Kong revealed by an in...

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Hong Kong announces visa requirement for Central African Republic nationals July 25, 2014
Central African Republic nationals require a visa to travel to Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s immigration department has announced that Central African Republic nationals will have to acquire a visa to enter Hong Kong for any purpose of visit with effect from 21 July 2014. From the beginning, Hong Kong has followed a progressive visa policy under which approximately 170 territories and countr...

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Hong Kong, Germany sign MOU on usage of automated clearance service May 22, 2014
Hong Kong signs MOU with Germany on automated clearance service usage

Hong Kong and Federal Republic of Germany have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) concerned with the automated clearance service usage on a shared basis. The MOU is considered as a new milestone in the collaboration between the countries in immigration related matters.It is expected that the implementatio...

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Hong Kong prepares itself for the anticipated heavy rush of passengers during the festive season April 28, 2014
Hong Kong makes arrangements to receive visitors during its festive season

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ‘s (HKSASR’s) is estimating that about 4.89 million travelers will transit through its air, sea and land control points during the coming Labour Day and Buddha's Birthday festival season (from May 1 to May 6). This effectively represents an increase of approximately...

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Hong Kong"s immigration department announces the introduction of Voice-navigated e-Channels April 17, 2014
Immigration department of Hong Kong declares Voice-navigated e-Channels

Effective 16th April, 2014, the Immigration Department of Hong Kong has announced that e-channels provided with voice navigation function would be working at the Macau Ferry Terminal (MFT) point of control, intended to assist visually impaired persons to carry out their immigration clearance by self service.A...

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Hong Kong airport identifies 1,181 forged travel documents over past 3 years April 10, 2014
Hong Kong airport identifies 1,181 forged travel documents

On 09th, April 2014, Hong Kong's city government has said that around 1,181 travel documents have been identified as forged at the International Airport of Hong Kong over the previous 3 years.Lai Tung kwok, Hong Kong's Secretary for Security has said that the main intention of the people using the forged docume...

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