Hong Kong visa requirements

Hong Kong visa requirements

iVisa | Updated on Mar 04, 2020

A trip to Hong Kong may or may not require a trip to a Chinese embassy. It depends on whether or not you are from a visa-exempt country. However, if you are not, there is one particular requirement you need to meet, and that is the pre-arrival registration. Fortunately, the registration can be obtained online using the services provided by iVisa.

All you need is a passport, to fill out an application form, and a few other things that we will discuss below.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Do I need a visa to visit Hong Kong?

It depends on your nationality. However, most of them are visa-exempt or require just a pre-arrival document. To check the requirements, click here.

If pre-arrival registration cost is zero, why do I need to pay?

Apply ahead using iVisa's services and avoid wasting hours in the airport waiting to complete your registration.

What is a Hong Kong Pre-Arrival Registration (PAR)?

This is a measure that the Hong Kong government implemented to continue its 14 days Per Entry visa-free requirement program.

How long can visitors with a pre-arrival registration stay in Hong Kong?

Visitors can stay in Hong Kong for a maximum of 14 days Per Entry with Multiple Entry.

Also, it is important to know that this pre-registration document has a validity of 180 days after issued.

What are the documents required to apply?

When you apply for the pre-arrival registration online on iVisa’s website you just will need:

  • Passport – all applicants must have a valid passport that remains valid for at least another 6 months from the date of arrival in Hong Kong.

  • Valid e-mail address – iVisa will send you the notification slip via e-mail, which is why you need an e-mail address registered to which you have access.

  • Means of payment – the payment must be made during the application process, and iVisa accepts multiple means of payment such as credit/debit cards and Paypal.

What are the processing times and prices?

Here are your options:

  • Standard processing – you will receive your notification slip in 2 days, and you will be charged USD 20.00.

  • Rush processing – this time, it will take 36 hours for your application to be processed, and you need to pay USD 50.00.

  • Super Rush processing – this is the fastest option you can have, and you can use it while checking in your flight. It takes only 24 hours to receive the registration notification slip, but you need to pay USD 70.00.

Click here to start your application.

How long does it take to apply for a pre-arrival registration?

The application process will take you less than 20 minutes.

How can I apply for a pre-arrival registration?

iVisa has created a straightforward application process so you do not spend too much time on it. You should be done in 20 minutes or less and if you require any help with it, iVisa provides a 24/7 personalized support service.

There are three steps you need to go through:

  1. The first one will require you to fill in your general information such as name, address, passport info, and so on. After that, you must also select a processing time

  2. The second step consists of revision and payment. It is crucial for you to make sure all the information on your form is 100 % accurate and there are no typos or errors of any kind. You will not have the chance to make other corrections along the way. As for payment, use one of the methods listed above.

  3. The third and last step of the application process is for additional documents upload (if necessary), and you must also answer a set of personal questions. That should not take you long and the questions are simple.

Click [here]((/apply-online/hong-kong?nationality=IN&selectedVisaCategory=17) to apply. Once you are done with that, just submit your application and wait for the pre-arrival registration notification slip to arrive at your inbox in the timeframe of your choice.

What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?

If we already submitted your application, then you can NOT make any changes and you will have to apply again but we will NOT charge you another service fee. So, if this is the case, please contact immediately one of our customer representatives to assist you.

Is it safe to use iVisa to get my pre-registration document?

Many people think that online information leaks and that their personal info is at risk of getting into the wrong hands. However, that is not the case with our services. Your personal information could not be safer with us since we invest a lot in the security of our webpage. You can check what hundreds of happy customers say about us here.

I have more unresolved questions, where can I find more info?

For a faster resolution click here and start chatting with one of our customer service representatives. Alternatively, you can find more info and FAQs here.

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