VISA ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM
+ Q1 : What are the system requirements of the Online Visa Application System?
+ Q2 : Are there any restrictions regarding the use of the Online Visa Application System?
+ Q3 : The Online Visa Application System has listed out the required application documents. What should I do if I am not able to provide the application document(s) as stated on the System?
ENTRY FOR STUDY IN HONG KONG
+ Q4 : I am permitted to enter Hong Kong without an entry visa/permit, do I still need to apply for a student visa/entry permit to study in Hong Kong?
+ Q5 : Can I study in HKU if my visa/entry permit for entry for study is not yet approved?
+ Q6 : I have received a Conditional Admission Offer from HKU. Am I eligible to apply for entry for study even I do not have a Firm Admission Offer?
+ Q7 : Can I apply for a student visa/entry permit on my own not via The University of Hong Kong (HKU)?
+ Q8 : Can I apply for a student visa/entry permit via a local Chinese Embassy? (For international students)
+ Q9 : I am a PRC mainland student. There are three types of application for entry for study (New Visa Application, Visa Re-application and Visa Renewal). How can I distinguish which type of application I should apply? (For PRC mainland student)
+ Q10 : Can I submit the hardcopy set of application documents to Admissions Office directly without the submission of application in the Online Visa Application System?
+ Q11 : What kinds of financial proofs will be accepted by the Hong Kong Immigration Department?
+ Q12 : Can I change my postal address after submitting my online application in the System?
+ Q13 : What to note if I have received multiple admission offers?
+ Q14 : How can I apply for dependent visa?
ENTRY AND TRAVELLING ARRANGEMENTS
+ Q15 : If my passport/Exit Entry Permit (EEP) is valid for less than six months, can I apply for a student visa?
+ Q16 : Do I need to apply for re-entry permit if I return to Hong Kong from other countries during my study period?
+ Q17 : I am holding an overseas passport and wish to travel to Mainland China during the semester break. Do I need to apply for a separate tourist visa to the Mainland? (For international students)
+ Q18 : I have a valid student visa in my old passport/travel document. Can I transfer it to my new passport/travel document? (For international students)
+ Q19 : How to apply for a Hong Kong Identity Card?
EXTENSION OF STAY
+ Q20 : When should I apply for an extension of stay to continue my studies in Hong Kong?
+ Q21 : Do I need to submit the hardcopy set of application documents to Admissions Office for visa extension?
+ Q22 : What should I do if my visa/entry permit is expired and I did not apply an extension of stay?
+ Q23 : Should I apply for visa extension if I am currently a HKU part-time student whose part-time student visa is expiring soon?
+ Q24 : How long does it take for visa extension application?
EMPLOYMENT DURING STUDY
+ Q25 : Can I take up internship during my studies in Hong Kong?
+ Q26 : Can I take up on-campus job or summer employment?
+ Q27 : What are the designated operators in HKU for on-campus or summer employment?
+ Q28 : Can I take up any internship after my final year’s assessment?
+ Q29 : Can short term visiting students take up any internship, part-time on-campus job and summer employment?
+ Q30 : Should I submit separate applications every time before taking up internship?
+ Q31 : What should I do if my NOL is lost or damaged?
EMPLOYMENT AND ARRANGEMENT AFTER GRADUATION
+ Q32 : Can I apply for employment in Hong Kong after the completion of my studies?
+ Q33 : What should I do if I am going to graduate but have not yet received my graduation result to apply for a IANG?
+ Q34 : Do my family members and I need to apply for visit visas to attend my graduation ceremony?
LOSS OF VISA/ENTRY PERMIT OR TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
+ Q35 : What should I do if my passport/EEP with current visa/entry permit label is lost or damaged in Hong Kong?
+ Q36 : What should I do if my EEP with current visa/entry permit label is lost, damaged in Mainland? (For PRC mainland student)
+ Q37 : What should I do if my passport/EEP is lost or damaged?
+ Q38 : I have a valid student visa in my old passport/travel document. Can I transfer it to my new passport/travel document?
CHANGE OF STUDY PROGRAMME
+ Q39 : Can I switch my study programme from one to another in HKU?
+ Q40 : Does the change of study programme application affect my departure or entry to Hong Kong?
+ Q41 : Will I receive a new visa/entry permit from ImmD?
+ Q42 : Can I continue to stay in Hong Kong after termination of my studies?
EXTERNAL LINKS AND INFORMATION
Admissions Office will not be responsible for any delay/cancellation/failure in your student visa application.
All content in the website may be updated at any time without prior notice.
For enquiries, please contact the follows:
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