How To Do Online Application For Hong Kong Dependent Visa

How To Do Online Application For Hong Kong Dependent Visa

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Who Is Eligible For Online Application For Hong Kong Dependent Visa

This online service allows you to apply for a Hong Kong-dependent visa in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).

The extension of stay applications is excluded from those online services. If needed, please apply through this link.

Hong Kong Dependent Visa Eligibility Criteria

For individuals admitted into the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) for employment, investment, training, or studies, or under various entry schemes such as the Capital Investment Entrant Scheme, the Quality Migrant Admission Scheme, the Top Talent Pass Scheme, among others, the following dependants may apply for residence:

  1. Spouse or legally recognized partner (including same-sex and opposite-sex civil partnerships, civil unions, or marriages recognized in the place of celebration).
  2. Unmarried dependent children under 18 years old.

For Hong Kong permanent residents or residents with no limit of stay, the eligible dependants are:

  1. Spouse or legally recognized partner (same-sex and opposite-sex as described above).
  2. Unmarried dependent children under 18 years old.
  3. Parents aged 60 or above.

Applications for dependant admission are generally considered favorably if:

  1. There is proof of a genuine relationship.
  2. The applicant has no negative records.
  3. The sponsor can support the dependant financially and provide suitable accommodation.

Additional conditions for dependants include holding a valid travel document, having no criminal record, and not being a potential burden on HKSAR. Eligibility criteria can change without prior notice.

To check whether you meet the dependant entry eligibility in Hong Kong, please visit the link.

Documents To Be Submitted Via Online

The mandatory documents are marked with  *  in the table. 

For Applicant

DocumentsMaximum no. of files for upload
*Applicant’s valid travel document showing personal details, date of issue, date of expiry, and any re-entry visa information (if applicable). For an applicant currently residing in the HKSAR, include the travel document page with the most recent arrival stamp/landing slip/extension of stay label in the HKSAR and the latest issued “e-Visa” (if applicable). A Mainland Chinese resident without a travel document can submit their People’s Republic of China resident identity card.5
*A recent photograph of the applicant1
Hong Kong identity card (if available)1
*Proof of the applicant’s relationship with the sponsor, such as a marriage certificate, birth certificate, family photographs, family letters (with envelopes), census record book, and Privilege Card for Single Child (if applicable).5
Additional supporting documents, including:
• Macao identity card (for Macao SAR residents only)
• Household registration and Taiwan identity card (for Taiwan residents only)
5

Sponsor

DocumentsMaximum no. of files for upload
*Sponsor’s valid travel document showing personal details, date of issue, date of expiry, and current visa/entry permit/extension of stay label in the HKSAR, or the latest issued “e-Visa” (if the sponsor is a non-permanent resident of the HKSAR)5
Sponsor’s Hong Kong identity card (if available)1
*Evidence of the sponsor’s financial status, such as bank statements, savings account passbooks, tax documents, and salary statements.5
*Evidence of the sponsor’s housing, such as rental receipts.5
Other supporting documents5

The online application procedure demands that the applicant and the sponsor complete an online application form and sign to confirm this to warrant the accuracy, completeness, and faithfulness of the information provided during the online application process. For a child applicant who is aged below 16 years, the guardian or parent may be required to sign the online application form.

File Formats

The required documents need to be scanned in one of the following formats before you upload them: 

File type: JPEG, PDF, GIF, PNG, or TIF (RAW, LZW, JPEG, CCITT-G4)

File size: For individual files, 5Mbytes or over.

Color depth: Greyscale (documents with no photos)

Color (for documents with photos)

How To Start

When you are done with the preparation of your supplementary documents, you can access the online service at the following link.

Online Application For Hong Kong Dependent Visa

Make sure you supply the correct information. Should the given information be inaccurate then your submission will not be considered valid.

Group Submission

The highest number of applications that can be forwarded in each group should not be more than nine. The program will direct you through the process of giving personal details of each applicant, as well as the documents required for the upload. If you fail to get the online submission confirmation upon the end of the process, you will have no option but to apply again.

Supplementary Document Submission

If your application for residence as a dependant is submitted, and you receive a supplementary materials request through the letter indicated by the Immigration Department, you can use this online submission service. The link given below will lead you to additional information on where to submit your additional documents online.

Online supplementary document submission

Assistance and Further Information

In case you need technical help related to online service, you can call the Immigration e-Services Hotline: (852) 3128 8668 between 7 am and 11 pm every day.

For general inquiries, please call (852) 2824 6111 during office hours (from 8:45 am to 5:15 pm, Monday to Friday; from 9 am to 12 noon on Saturday, except public holidays) send a fax to (852) 2877 7711 or email to enquiry@immd.gov.hk

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