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The services of all Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres (“Replacement Centres”) will be resumed on 1 February 2021.

To arrange those affected persons to apply for and collect identity cards in an orderly manner after service resumption, the Replacement Centres will provide identity card collection service to those persons who had completed their identity card replacement applications and with appointment bookings for replacement of identity cards only. Other applicants are advised to make appointment for replacement of their identity cards.

Currently, the application period of replacement of identity cards for persons born in 1962 and 1963 will end on January 30, 2021. The ImmD is planning to extend its application period. Details will be announced later.

For those persons born from 1970 to 1972, the replacement period will end on April 30, 2021.

For enquiries regarding the replacement exercise, please call 3521 6565 (8.45am to 5.15pm, Monday to Friday; 9am to 12noon on Saturday, except public holidays).

The Territory-wide Identity Card Replacement Exercise
The Territory-wide Identity Card Replacement Exercise has commenced since 27 December 2018. The old form of smart identity card holders 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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