Application for Hong Kong Visa
2016/08/20
 

Application Guidelines

 

One: FOR Bangladesh Citizens who want to visit Hong Kong SAR

1) Bangladesh Citizens must obtain a visa for Hong Kong prior to arriving in HK for whatever purpose including transit.

 

2) The visa application will be reviewed and approved by Hong Kong Immigration Department. Applicants can submit application documents to Hong Kong Immigration Department through the following ways:

u   Dragon Airlines Dhaka Office

u   A sponsor (company) in HK.

u   Chinese Embassy, not eligible for express or rush service.

 

3)    The Chinese Embassy is only mandated to issue limited kinds of visas for Hong Kong.

 

4)    Required documents

Application form ID 1003A (Filled by the applicant) with one recent passport-size color photograph. Invitation letter from Hong Kong company and local company covering letter. Copy of the passport face page and the previous HK visa (if there is any). Company bank statement (latest month) .Travel itinerary. Copy of Business Registration Certificate. Company pay sheet (last 3 month). Other supporting documents requested by visa officer.

 

5)      Visit www.immd.gov.hk/pdforms/ID1003A.pdf and www.immd.gov.hk/pdforms/ID1003B.pdf to download application form ID 1003 A & ID 1003B.

 

2. Processing Time

1) For visas that are issued by Hong Kong Immigration Department will take about 1 month.

2) For all the visas that the Chinese Embassy is mandated to issue:

  Regular service: Visas can be obtained on the fifth business day.

Express service: Visas can be obtained on the second or third business day.

 

3. Visa Fees and Payment

1) For all the visas that the Chinese Embassy is mandated to issue:

Regular service: 2500 Taka per person;

Express service: 5500 Taka per person.

2) For any application that needs to be referred to the HKSAR Immigration Department for processing, apart from the visa fee of 2500 Taka, an additional 1650 Taka of telecom liaison fee should be paid upon submission of the application.

 

4. Other Important Information

1) Please fill out the visa application form truthfully, completely and clearly.  Any false, or incomplete statement or failure to write in a clear way may delay the processing of a visa application or result in the refusal of a visa.

2) Visa officials reserve the right to make decisions on a visa on a case-by-case basis.

3) The Chinese Embassy reserves the right of interpretation in case of changes to the information above.

 

Two: Visiting Hong Kong with a Bangladesh passport or a Third-Country Passport

1. A Bangladesh Citizen holding a diplomatic or official passport may visit HK without visa for a short visit or tourism and stay there for up to 14 days. But in any of the following cases, the Bangladesh Citizen still needs to apply for a visa before making the trip.

 

1) The Bangladesh Citizen holding a diplomatic or official passport intends to stay in Hong Kong for more than 14 days;

2) The Bangladesh Citizen goes to Hong Kong for employment, permanent residency, performance or exhibition.

3) The Bangladesh Citizen goes to Hong Kong for studies, professional training or industrial or commercial training.

4) The Bangladesh Citizen holding an ordinary passport intends to visit, transit (even direct transit in airport) Hong Kong.

 

2. For information on whether or not a third-country national is required to apply for visa and how to apply, please visit the website of HKSAR Immigration Department: http://www.immd.gov.hk.

 

Three: Visiting Hong Kong with a Passport/Travel Document of the People's Republic of China

1. Transit through Hong Kong

1) Holder of a valid passport of the People's Republic of China who travels with a connecting ticket from overseas through Hong Kong to a third country/region may stay in Hong Kong for up to 7 days without a Hong Kong entry permit. If the final destination is China's mainland or Macao, no connecting ticket is required.

 

Holder of a valid passport of the People's Republic of China who travels with a connecting ticket and a valid visa or document of permanent residency of the destination country/region (e.g. work visa, student visa, permanent resident card) from China's mainland through Hong Kong to a third country/region may stay in Hong Kong for up to 7 days without a Hong Kong entry permit.

 

2) Travelers who plan to stay in Hong Kong for more than 7 days must apply for an entry permit. The Chinese Embassy will issue a single-entry or double-entry permit valid for 3 months with a maximum duration of stay of 30 days each time.

 

2. Visiting Hong Kong

1) Chinese Citizens going to Hong Kong for short visit (regardless of the passport type) must apply for a Hong Kong entry permit.

 

2) Visitors under any of the following circumstances must apply for a Hong Kong entry permit from HKSAR Immigration Department or the Chinese Embassy regardless of the length of stay:

 

(1) The purpose of the trip is to get employment, give performances or hold exhibitions; or to reside permanently;

(2) The purpose of the trip is to study, or receive vocational education or industrial/business training;

(3) The visitor intends to work or reside permanently in Hong Kong.

Please visit the website of the HKSAR Immigration Department (http://www.immd.gov.hk/)for more information.

 

3. Visitors traveling with a Travel Document of the People's Republic of China to visit or transit though Hong Kong must apply for a Hong Kong entry permit.

 

Four: Hong Kong Residents Going to Hong Kong

No visa or entry permit is required for any holder of the following travel documents:

· Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Passport,

· Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card,

· Hong Kong Certificate of Identity (CI) ,

· Hong Kong Seaman's Identity Book (excluding seamen overstaying temporary shore leave),

· British National (Overseas) Passport.

 

Five: Macao Residents Visiting Hong Kong

1. The following permanent residents of Macao may visit Hong Kong without entry permit for a period up to 180 days:

1) Permanent residents of Macao holding valid permanent identity cards of Macao and in conformity with general entry regulations;

2) Holders of Visit Permit for Residents of Macao SAR to HKSAR and proof of permanent resident status in Macao.

 

2. Holders of Visit Permit for Residents of Macao SAR to HKSAR who are non-permanent residents of Macao may visit Hong Kong without entry permit for up to 30 days.

 

3. Holders of Macao SAR passports and holders of Macao SAR Travel Permits who travel between Macao SAR and another country/region may transit through Hong Kong for a stay up to 7 days without entry permit, provided that the general entry regulations are met, including possession of valid visas or other entry documents for the destination and confirmed onward tickets.

 

4.Please visit the website of the HKSAR Immigration Department (http://www.immd.gov.hk) for more information.

 

Six: Taiwan Residents Visiting Hong Kong

1. Holders of valid "Mainland Travel Permit for Taiwan Residents" may enter Hong Kong as tourists and stay for up to 30 days without entry permit, provided the general entry regulations are met.

 

2. Taiwan residents who live in Taiwan should apply for entry permit issued by HKSAR Immigration Department through one of the authorized airline companies or agencies if they intend to visit or transit through Hong Kong and stay there for over 30 days.

 

3. Taiwan compatriots who live overseas should apply for a Travel Document of the People's Republic of China and a Hong Kong entry permit at the Chinese Embassy if they intend to visit Hong Kong without "Mainland Travel Permit for Taiwan Residents". They should also apply for an entry permit which can be single-entry or double-entry valid for 3 months, with duration of stay up to 14 days each time.

If an applicant intends to stay for more than 14 days in Hong Kong, the application will be referred to the HKSAR Immigration Department for processing,

Please visit the website of the HKSAR Immigration Department (http://www.immd.gov.hk)for more information.

 

Seven: Contact Information of the HKSAR Immigration Department

Address: Immigration Tower, 7 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2824 1212

Fax: (852) 2824 1133

Website:http://www.immd.gov.hk/

The Chinese Embassy reserves the right of interpretation in case of changes to the information above.

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