Hong Kong FAQs

What is a Hong Kong Pre-Arrival Registration (PAR)?
This is a program that the Hong Kong government implemented to continue its 14 day visa-free requirement for Indian nationals. This program went into effect...
Thu, 19 Jul, 2018 at 1:22 AM
What are the requirements for an Indian national to apply for pre-arrival registration?
The pre-arrival registration requirements are: Holds an Indian passport valid for at least six months Intends to visit or transit (except in direct trans...
Tue, 17 Jul, 2018 at 10:13 PM
Is this pre arrival registration valid for study or work?
No. A person admitted as a visitor in the HKSAR is not allowed to take any employment, whether paid or unpaid; establish or join in any business; or become ...
Tue, 17 Jul, 2018 at 10:14 PM
What should I pay attention to during my stay in the HKSAR and upon departure?
You should carry with you the landing slip and your Indian passport during your stay in the HKSAR. In general, you will only need to present your Indian pas...
Tue, 17 Jul, 2018 at 10:15 PM
What should I do if my notification slip is lost, defaced or damaged?
You may reprint the notification slip in your email account. Alternatively, you may retrieve and reprint the notification slip by using your  ivisa account.
Tue, 17 Jul, 2018 at 10:16 PM
What should I do if the data on the notification slip does not match with that on my Indian passport?
Data inconsistencies between the notification slip and your Indian passport will render the registration invalid and lead to refusal of your boarding a conv...
Tue, 17 Jul, 2018 at 10:17 PM
What is the cost for a Hong Kong PAR?
The cost is 25 USD for standard processing. For rush processing and super rush processing, the cost is 55 USD and 75 USD, respectively.
Thu, 19 Jul, 2018 at 1:44 AM
Do I need to furnish an "Arrival / Departure Card" for immigration clearance upon arrival / departure?
Yes. You are still required to furnish an "Arrival / Departure Card" for immigration clearance upon arrival / departure.
Tue, 17 Jul, 2018 at 10:20 PM
What are the specifications for printing the pre-arrival registration notification slip?
The notification slip must be printed on a sheet of blank A4 white paper. Double-side or reduced printing will not be accepted.
Tue, 17 Jul, 2018 at 10:21 PM
I intend to visit the HKSAR together with my wife and children. Do we need to apply for pre-arrival registration individually?
Yes. You and your family members are required to apply for pre-arrival registration individually.
Tue, 17 Jul, 2018 at 10:22 PM