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Visit / Permit for Entering Hong Kong


1. Check out the Visit Visa / Entry Permit Requirements


The Immigration Department’s Visit Visa / Entry Permit Requirements for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region gives a list of countries/ territories which always require a VISA. Please check if you need a VISA to enter Hong Kong.




Please read through all the details and conditions stated in the captioned website.


2. Guidebook for Entry for Visit/Transit in Hong Kong


This guidebook sets out the entry arrangement for persons who require a visa/entry permit to visit/transit the HKSAR. You can find application procedures, travel documentation requirements, etc, in this guidebook. To speed up your application, you can download the application form in advance.


Please note that this entry arrangement does not apply to Chinese residents of the Mainland and Taiwan (other than People's Republic of China passport holders and Chinese residents of Taiwan living overseas).




3. How can the HKTDC help


To assist your visa application, the fair organiser(s) can issue you an official invitation letter. Please send us a request at least two months before the Fair begins.


After receiving and verifying the requested documents, we will send you the invitation letter one week later.


It will normally take four to six weeks for the Immigration Department to process a visit/transit visa/entry permit application upon receipt of all the required documents. Please note the issuance of a visa is at the discretion of the Hong Kong Immigration Department


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