The Hongkong popularly known as the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), is a very popular tourist destinations for Indian Travellers. The Indian tourists till recently were allowed to enter Hong Kong with Visa On Arrival with valid Passport.
The Government of China in a recent move decided that the every Indian Traveller who intend to visit Hong Kong for a period of stay less than 14 days must complete an Online Pre Registration formality prior their visit to Hong Kong. To know more read this blog
Indian Nationals require a Pre Arrival Registration.
The Indian National who is applying for Pre Arrival Registration must keep the 02 points in mind. They are as under:-
The Government of People’s Republic of China recently said that the Indian National who are travelling to Hong Kong will require “Pre Arrival Registration” which will come into effect from 23-January 2017 & any passenger entering Hong Kong from this date will require a pre arrival registeration.
The Indian nationals must successfully complete the Online Pre Arrival Registration procedure. Once Online Pre Registration is done, it will be considered valid for next 06 months or till the validity of Indian Passport which is linked with it.
You can enter the HKSAR till the 6 month period ends. You can enter country a day prior to the end of the validity & stay for 14 days beginning from your day of entry.
For How many days a Indian Traveller can stay in Hong Kong with Online Pre Arrival Registration?
The Online Pre Registration is valid for 06 months. All travellers will be issued a visa on arrival on the basis of this pre registration, which allows the traveller a maximum stay of 14 days.
There are some exemptions for this Online Pre Registration. The exemptions are:-
You can apply online for the pre arrival registeration on the Hong Kong Government website on the following URL: www.gov.hk/en/apps/immdindianparreg.htm
Your computer will require a Adobe Acrobat Version 7 or higher and an attached printer.
Follow these simpe steps:
What are the Charges for Pre Arrival Registration?
As of now there is no charges for the Pre Registration Procedure. It is free of charge.
As of now it is not required to provide or upload any document while applying for the Pre Arrival Registration.
What are the informations which is required while filling the Pre Arrival Registration?
The Hong Kong Pre Registration Page do have some specific questions to answer. Those questions are as under:-
Part-A:- Information of Registrant, this section do have the questions like Name of Registrant, Registrant’ s Gender, Date of Birth, Address of Registrant, Date of Birth.
Part-B:- Passport Informations, this section includes the question like Passport Number, Date of Issue, Place of Issue, Date of Expiry
Part-C:- Previous travels to the HKSAR, this includes the previous travel history to Hong Kong.
Part-D:- Previous Visits to foreign countries/territories, this includes the questions related with past travel history means last 05 countries visited and the specific dates.
Part-E:- Occupation, this section includes the information related with persons occupation means the sector in which he/she is working, the address where he/she is working along with the contact number of unit.
Part-F:- Details of Upcoming Visit, this section includes the information related with purpose of visit, proposed duration of stay, address where the person will stay, the amount of fund which person will take with the details of hotel accommodation or where the person will stay in Hong Kong.
Part-G:- The Other details which deals with the Person’s criminal records (If any), HKSAR Visa refusals, and various other points
Once the Pre Arrival Registration is complete, the Notification Slip will generated, after carefully reading all those points and confirming that all the details are true it is needed to be signed by the registrant. Without the Notification Slip one cannot board the mode of conveyance and will be refused entry by the Hong Kong Immigration authority. The another important thing which must be kept in mind is that the every registrant must have the USD 700 accompanied with fresh receipt.
If by any chance the Online Pre Registration is not successful, then the person will require to apply for an Entry Visa and that too directly with Immigration Department. It must be considered that the Chinese Diplomatic or Consular Missions will not accept the Visa application from Indian Nationals who wish to visit Hong Kong.
To Know more about the Pre Arrival Registration you can see this video
To Know more about the Hong Kong Tour Packages visit the Website of Flamingo Transworld
Thank you for telling us that we must deal always directly with the Immigration Department. My own family certainly finds Hong Kong wonderful to visit!
The video you have provided made the details easier for me to understand as well:)
Glad to know that!
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Really appreciable . You almost answer my all questions. A big thank you to you
Great Job, You’ve mentioned all the accurate information about the Indian tourist visiting Hong Kong. Thank you so much 🙂
This is nice information for every traveler.
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