December 6, 2017

Application for Right of Abode (Permanent Resident) for Child born in Hong Kong

Child born in Hong Kong can apply for Permanent Residency with their parents or after their parents become Permanent Resident in Hong Kong.

The process for the application is same as other application. Please click here to check the process.

In case of child born in Hong Kong, you may like to attach copies of Parents HKID and child Birth Certificate for verification.

The original birth certificate may be asked for verification at the time of Verification of supporting document for Permanent Residency.



Note: This is not a legal advice. We have shared experience and suggestion from other resident in Hong Kong.

November 10, 2017

Verification of supporting document for Right of Abode (Permanent Resident) in Hong Kong


First Page: Application for Right of Abode (Permanent Resident) in Hong Kong

Once you receive the letter to meet immigration officer, you must check the date and time allocated to you. If the time is not convenient, you can change it over phone or on website.

Please note that it is good to arrange this appointment 30 / 60  minutes before appointment for new HKID. It will save your one visit to Immigration tower.

This is final briefing and documents verification before approval of application for Right of Abode in Hong Kong. You must read the letter carefully and carry the documents required.

Usually, the documents requested are

1. Original HKID, if available
2. Original Passport
3. Original HK Birth certificate (if applicable)

Once your application is approved, you will be given paper to apply for new HKID card. You should make an appointment for new HKID 30/60 minutes after first appointment to save time time. You can apply for new HKID Smart Identity card online.




Note: This is not a legal advice. We have shared experience and suggestion from other resident in Hong Kong.

November 9, 2017

Application for Right of Abode (Permanent Resident) in Hong Kong

Once an immigrant completes 7 years as a legal resident in Hong Kong, he / she can apply for Right of Abode ( i.e. Permanent Residency) in Hong Kong.

You can apply at 25/F, Immigration Tower, Wan Chai with required documents in person or by post. You can also apply online in Hong Kong. An applicant must be physically present in Hong Kong at the time of application.

Documents required
  1. ROP 145 - Application for Verification of Eligibility for Permanent Identity Card 
  2. ROP 146 - Declaration of Having Taken Hong Kong as Only Place of Permanent Residence
  3. ROP 169 (in place of ROP 145) - Only Applicable for person holding one way permit
Other documents
  1. Copy of 7 years Resident evidence (e.g. 7 years tax payment receipt or all visa labels covering 7 years or Rent agreement for 7 years)
  2. Copy of HK ID card (if available)
  3. Copy of Travel document (i.e Passport)
  4. Travel document showing entry to Hong Kong and the applicant's current condition of stay in the HKSAR

    Child who is born in Hong Kong can apply for Right of Abode in HKSAR with Parents even if child has not completed 7 years in HKSAR. Please read more details here.


    Once you submit an application, you will receive acknowledgement soon. If successful, you will receive an intimation (with in 2 to 8 weeks) to appear in final briefing / interview and verification of documents.




    Note: This is not a legal advice. We have shared experience and suggestion from other resident in Hong Kong.

    November 1, 2017

    Indian Tiffin - Food option

    Please find here the contact details of Indian food / Vegetarian food at Hong Kong.







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    October 3, 2017

    Handyman at Hong Kong

    Please find here the contact details of Handyman at Hong Kong.





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