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News

The services of all Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres (“Replacement Centres”) have been fully resumed since 11 May 2020.

In view of the situation of the novel coronavirus infection, the services of nine Replacement Centres under the Territory-wide Identity Card Replacement Exercise had been suspended earlier.

In order to arrange for those affected persons to replace their Hong Kong identity cards (“HKICs”) in an orderly manner, the call-up programme has been adjusted, wherein the specified period for Hong Kong residents born in 1957 to 1961 has been extended to July 27, 2020, and that for those born in 1962 to 1963 has been changed to a period from July 28 to September 22, 2020. Please click here for details of the call-up programme.

Hong Kong residents born in 1962 or 1963 may also make appointment bookings for replacement of HKICs now.

The Territory-wide Identity Card Replacement Exercise
The Territory-wide Identity Card Replacement Exercise has commenced on 27 December 2018. Holders of the old form smart identity card will be invited by phases, in accordance with the replacement schedule, to have their existing smart HKICs replaced at the dedicated smart identity card replacement centres.
Caring Arrangement

Caring Arrangement

Holders of Hong Kong Identity Cards (HKICs) who have been called up under their age groups may bring along two persons with disabilities, in addition to two family members or friends aged 65 or above, to replace HKICs together.
New Smart Identity Card

New Smart Identity Card

The new Smart Identity Card has been introduced on 26 November 2018.  Its security features, card durability as well as chip technology on personal data protection have been enhanced.


Videos / Photos

Videos / Photos

You can browse videos or photos in relation to the New Smart Identity Cards and the Territory-wide Identity Card Replacement Exercise.

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