Latest News*

Date Latest News
3 February 2021 New call-up programme for Hong Kong residents born in 1962 to 1963, 1973 to 1976, 2005 to 2007 and 2012 to 2018 to apply for new smart identity cards
27 Jan 2021 Immigration Department service arrangements
21 Jan 2021 Services of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres remain suspended
8 Dec 2020 Immigration Department service arrangement
1 Dec 2020 Immigration Department service arrangement
19 Oct 2020 Hong Kong residents born in 1970, 1971 or 1972 should apply for new smart identity cards between November 2, 2020, and April 30, 2021
13 Oct 2020 Arrangement for Service Suspension at Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
13 Oct 2020 Suspension of Immigration Services owing to Tropical Cyclone
10 Sep 2020 New call-up programme for Hong Kong residents born in 1957 to 1963 and 1970 to 1976 to apply for new smart identity cards
4 Sep 2020 Immigration Department service arrangement
28 Aug 2020 Immigration Department service arrangement
21 Aug 2020 Immigration Department service arrangement
14 Aug 2020 Immigration Department service arrangement
7 Aug 2020 Immigration Department service arrangement
31 July 2020 Immigration Department service arrangement
24 July 2020 Immigration Department service arrangement
19 July 2020 Immigration Department service arrangement
17 July 2020 West Kowloon Smart Identity Card Replacement Centre was closed immediately
15 July 2020 Hong Kong residents born in 1962 or 1963 should apply for new smart identity cards between July 28 and September 22
6 May 2020 New call-up programme for Hong Kong residents born in 1957 to 1963 and 1970 to 1976 to apply for new smart identity cards
30 Apr 2020 Immigration Department services arrangements
5 Apr 2020 Immigration Department services arrangements
22 Mar 2020 Immigration Department services arrangements
9 Mar 2020 Hong Kong residents born in 1960 or 1961 should apply for new smart identity cards on or before April 20, 2020, and caring arrangement of identity card replacement with accompanied elderly has been extended to persons with disabilities
28 Feb 2020 Immigration Department services arrangements
21 Feb 2020 Immigration Department services arrangements
14 Feb 2020 Immigration Department services arrangements
9 Feb 2020 Immigration Department services arrangements
2 Feb 2020 Immigration Department services arrangements
28 Jan 2020 Immigration Department services arrangements
28 Nov 2019 Hong Kong Immigration Department wins Regional Identity Document Awards of the Year of High Security Printing Asia 2019 (with photo)
23 Nov 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
20 Nov 2019 Details of third cycle of Territory-wide Identity Card Replacement Exercise
19 Nov 2019 West Kowloon Smart Identity Card Replacement Centre to be closed at 6pm
18 Nov 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
18 Nov 2019 West Kowloon Smart Identity Card Replacement Centre to be closed at 6pm
16 Nov 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
15 Nov 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
14 Nov 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
13 Nov 2019 West Kowloon Smart Identity Card Replacement Centre to close early at 5.30pm
13 Nov 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
13 Nov 2019 Yuen Long Smart Identity Card Replacement Centre closed at 11.50am
12 Nov 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
11 Nov 2019 West Kowloon Smart Identity Card Replacement Centre to close early at 6.30pm
11 Nov 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
9 Nov 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
4 Nov 2019 Hong Kong residents born in 1957, 1958 or 1959 should apply for new smart identity cards between November 16, 2019, and February 17, 2020
2 Nov 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
26 Oct 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
22 Oct 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
21 Oct 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
19 Oct 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
18 Oct 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
17 Oct 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
16 Oct 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
15 Oct 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
14 Oct 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
12 Oct 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
11 Oct 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
10 Oct 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
9 Oct 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
8 Oct 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
5 Oct 2019 Early closure of Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres
11 Sep 2019 Hong Kong residents born in 1955 or 1956 should apply for new smart identity cards between September 24 and November 15
3 Aug 2019 Rumours on Territory-wide Identity Card Replacement Exercise clarified
3 Aug 2019 West Kowloon Smart Identity Card Replacement Centre - Early Closure
31 July 2019 Suspension of Immigration Services owing to Tropical Cyclone
27 July 2019 Yuen Long Smart Identity Card Replacement Centre - Early Closure
18 July 2019 Immigration Department clarifies rumours on remote access of chip data of new smart identity cards
12 July 2019 Hong Kong residents born in 1964 or 1965 should apply for new smart identity cards between July 27 and September 23
14 June 2019 Immigration Department to hold new smart Hong Kong identity card roving exhibition - Telford Plaza
27 May 2019 Hong Kong residents born in 1966 or 1967 should apply for new smart identity cards between June 3 and July 26
3 May 2019 Hong Kong residents born in 1968 or 1969 should apply for new smart identity cards on or before June 1
12 April 2019 Immigration Department to hold new smart Hong Kong identity card roving exhibition
27 Mar 2019 Details of second cycle of Territory-wide Identity Card Replacement Exercise
21 Mar 2019 Hong Kong residents born in 1968 or 1969 should apply for new smart identity cards between April 1 and June 1
1 Mar 2019 Hong Kong residents born in 1985 or 1986 should apply for new smart identity cards on or before March 30
18 Jan 2019 Hong Kong residents born in 1985 or 1986 to start applying for new smart identity cards
27 Dec 2018 Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres commenced operation
15 Nov 2018 New smart Hong Kong identity card roving exhibition
18 Oct 2018 Introduction of the New Smart Hong Kong Identity Card and the Territory-Wide Identity Card Replacement Exercise
* For the urgent notice relating to the Replacement Centres, please refer to the press releases on the website of the Information Services Department at www.isd.gov.hk.
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