Applicants under four talent admission schemes must submit only by electronic services starting from 2nd April


Hong Kong Government Press Release

30th March 2023 – (Hong Kong)  Immigration Department (ImmD) today announced the adjustment of submission means for applications under four talent admission schemes.
 To further promote electronic services for visa applications, with effect from 2nd April, the ImmD will adjust the submission means for visa/entry permit and extension of stay applications under four talent admission schemes, including the Quality Migrant Admission Scheme, the Technology Talent Admission Scheme, the Immigration Arrangements for Non-local Graduates and the Admission Scheme for the Second Generation of Chinese Hong Kong Permanent Residents. Applicants must submit relevant applications by electronic services and the ImmD will no longer accept such applications submitted in person, or by post or drop-in-box. Eligibility and approval criteria for the relevant schemes remain unchanged. After submitting the application online, applicants can also upload supplementary documents online and/or inquire the status of applications if necessary.
  Electronic services for visa application allow applicants to complete the entire process of application submission, payment and collection of “e-Visa” through the ImmD mobile application, the ImmD’s website ( or the GovHK website (, without having to visit an Immigration Office in person.
For enquiries, please call 2824 6111, or send enquiries to the ImmD by email at [email protected] or by fax at 2877 7711.