Since 26 November 2018, a new form of smart Hong Kong Identity Card will be issued to replace the existing smart identity card. The new version of identity card has improved in its durability, security features as well as the chip technology and protection of personal data. Inspection of Proof of Identity. All Hong Kong residents aged 11 or above needed to register for an identity card. Also, according to the Immigration Ordinance Chapter 115, carrying HKID is a must. As you can see HKID card is very important in our daily life.
3 Stars ***
Aged 18 or above and is eligible for a Hong Kong Re-entry Permit.
1 Star *
Aged between 11 and 17 and is eligible for a Hong Kong Re-entry Permit
A – Has the right of abode in Hong Kong
C – The holder’s stay in Hong Kong is limited by the Director of Immigration at the time of registration of the card.
R – Have the right to land in Hong Kong
U – The holder’s stay in Hong Kong is NOT limited by the Director of Immigration at the time of registration of the card.
Z – Hong Kong
X – Mainland
W – Macao
O – Elsewhere
B – Reported date of birth or place has been changed since first registration
N – Reported name has been changed since first registration
For further information, please contact us.
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