Pre-Arrival Registration By Indian Nationals

We strongly recommend that you complete pre-arrival registration of your guests before reconfirming the booking, in order to avoid cancellation charges later.


This information is being made available for informational purposes only, and is accurate as on the date of publication of this page. Continental HK, however, urges you to visit the official website of the Hong Kong Immigration Department for more recent updates. Under no circumstances will Continental HK be responsible for any consequences and / or losses arising out of the use of the information contained on this page.

Indians Required To Pre-Register For Travel To Hong Kong

As per an official announcement made by the Immigration Department of Hong Kong on 12 December 2016, Indian nationals intending to travel to Hong Kong will now be required to complete online pre-arrival registration before visiting Hong Kong visa-free from 23 January 2017.

Indian nationals arriving in Hong Kong on or after 23 January 2017 must apply for and complete online pre-arrival registration before enjoying their 14-day visa-free visit, or entering Hong Kong during transit.

Holders of an Indian diplomatic or official passport or a Hong Kong Travel Pass are exempted from this requirement.

Indian nationals who are enrolled as frequent visitors using the e-Channel service are also exempted, subject to their e-Channel permission being valid.

The pre-arrival registration for Indian nationals platform has already been launched on December 19, 2016. The registration is free of cost. The computer system will display the result instantly once the registration is made.

Successful registrants will be required to print a notification slip for immigration clearance upon arrival. This will also be required to be produced the carrier prior to embarkation, without which the carriers will refuse carriage.

The Pre-arrival registration will be valid for six months, and may be used multiple times within this validity. Read the full announcement here. You may also access the FAQs on this link.

It is important that all information of the traveller must be entered accurately at the time of applying online, as wrong details may lead to an unsuccessful registration. Please refer to the Guidance Notes released by HK Immigration Department for the same. You may download the Guidance Notes Below.

The Hong Kong Immigration department has also uploaded a video on how to use the pre-registration site. You may watch the video below.

You may also like to check out our Step-By-Step Guide With Screenshots.