Hong Kong Re-entry Permit

Hong Kong Re-entry Permit

Hong Kong Re-entry Permit (Traditional Chinese: 回港證) are issued to Hong Kong residents by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) for travel to the mainland of China and Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR).

Under the Easy Travel Scheme, holders of Hong Kong Identity Cards bearing '***', '*' or 'R' symbol or locally issued Identity Cards, who are aged 11 or over, can travel to and from the Mainland of China and Macau SAR through HKSAR without producing HKSAR Re-entry Permits or other travel documents at Hong Kong immigration control points. They are also not required to fill in arrival/departure cards.

However, children under the age of 11 are not eligible for a Hong Kong identity card with photo. Thus they have to present the Hong Kong Re-entry permit at the Hong Kong immigration control points for identification purpose.

Eligibility

* Chinese Citizens who have either acquired the right of abode or been granted unconditional stay in Hong Kong.
* Persons not of Chinese nationality who have been granted unconditional stay in Hong Kong but cannot obtain national passports or travel documents of any other countries or regions.

Types of Permits

* a single Re-entry Permit is good for a single journey and valid for six months.
* a multiple Re-entry Permit is good for multiple journeys and valid for five years.

Other forms of documents used in Hong Kong:

* Hong Kong Identity Cards
* British National (Overseas) - Hong Kong
* British Dependent Territories citizen Passport
* Hong Kong SAR passport
* Document of Identity
* Hong Kong Certificate of Identity

ee also

*Home Return Permit
*Taiwan Compatriot Pass


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