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Visa for Hong Kong SAR of China
2019/06/21

Singapore Citizen

1. Singapore citizen holding a Singapore passport may travel to HKSAR visa-free for a short visit or tourism and stay in HKSAR for up to 90 days.

2. Singapore citizen should obtain a visa if the intended stay in HKSAR is more than 90 days, or the purpose of visit is to work, study, establish or join in any business or to take up residence in the HKSAR before traveling to HKSAR.

3. How to apply for a HKSAR visa:

A. For those who are required a visa to HKSAR, the applicants can either apply the visa directly to the Immigration Department of HKSAR Government or apply the visa through the Chinese Visa Application Service Center in Singapore.

B. Follow the guidelines for HKSAR Visa and prepare required supporting documents with your application.

C. Processing Time: 4 weeks or more.

D. Fees and payments:

1) If you apply directly to the Immigration Department of the HKSAR Government, you should pay the fees as required by the Immigration Department of the HKSAR Government.

2) If you apply through the Chinese Visa Application Service Center, your application needs to be referred to HKSAR Immigration Department for processing, you are required to pay a communication fee of $30 SGD to the Embassy prior to submission of your application, in addition to the visa fee ($50 SGD) which is charged once your visa is approved. 

Non-Singapore Citizen

1. Please check the visa requirements or visa-free arrangements for non-Singapore citizen, who intend to travel to HKSAR for a short visit or tourism, by visiting the website of HKSAR Immigration Department. https://www.immd.gov.hk/eng/services/visas/visit-transit/visit-visa-entry-permit.html

2. Non-Singapore should obtain a visa if the purpose of visit is to work, study, establish or join in any business or to take up residence in the HKSAR before traveling to HKSAR.

3. How to apply for a HKSAR visa:

A. For those who are required a visa to HKSAR, the applicants can either apply the visa directly to the Immigration Department of HKSAR Government or apply the visa through the Chinese Visa Application Service Center in Singapore.

B. Follow the guidelines for HKSAR Visa and prepare required supporting documents with your application.

C. Processing Time:

1) Visa issued within the authority of the Embassy, the processing time is 4 working days (normal), 3 working days (expedited) or 2 working days (express).

2) If the visa application needs to be forwarded to the Immigration Department of the HKSAR Government, the processing time is usually 4 weeks or longer.

D. Fees and payments:

1) If you apply directly to the Immigration Department of the HKSAR Government, you should pay the fees as required by the Immigration Department of the HKSAR Government.

2) If visa issued within the authority of the Embassy, visa fee is $50 SGD. If you need to expedite the processing, you will need to pay an additional $35 SGD expedited fee or $50 SGD urgent fee.

3) If your application needs to be referred to HKSAR Immigration Department for approval, you are required to pay a communication fee of $30 SGD to the Embassy prior to submission of your application, in addition to the visa fee ($50 SGD) which is charged once your visa is approved.

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