1. Non-local students with limit of stay shorter than the normal duration, or who is required to defer of their study period should apply for a student visa extension.

  2. Students are required to submit their application for visa extension to the Extension Section of Hong Kong the Immigration Department (ImmD) within 4 weeks before the expiry of their current student visa

  3. AAL will only issue a supporting letter to you. Under normal circumstances, the supporting letter from AAL is ready for collection within 3 working days (excluding the day you submitted an application) upon receipt of the complete set of documents through the online application system.

  4. ImmD will normally take around 2-3 weeks to process an extension of student visa. You must be physically in Hong Kong at the time of submission and collection of new visa/entry permit label.

  5. All part-time students should apply for a new student visa. It is the responsibility of individual students to make appropriate visa extension arrangements before they can continue to study in HKSAR.

  1. A completed form to confirm on your study status for student visa extension (to be completed by your Faculty/Department) - Download Form

  2. A photocopy of your HKU student card

  3. A photocopy of your Hong Kong Identity card (if applicable)

  4. A photocopy of passport/travel document pages showing your personal particulars

  5. A photocopy of passport/travel document pages with the latest visa/entry permit label/arrival stamp/landing slip/extension of stay label in the HKSAR

Click below to access the Online Student Visa Application System:
  1. AAL will not be responsible for financial and any other loss arise from application failure or delay due to incorrect information or documents provided by the applicant.

  2. All content in the website may be updated at any time without prior notice.

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