ID card replacement period set

September 22, 2022

Hong Kong residents born in 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 or 2000 should apply for a new smart identity card at a smart identity card replacement centre from October 7 to December 10, the Immigration Department announced today.


The identity card replacement exercise covers all Hong Kong residents, be they permanent residents or non-permanent residents who are permitted to take up employment, make investments, reside or study in the city.


Bookings can be made online, on the department’s mobile app or by calling the 24-hour hotline at 2121 1234.


Applicants may take up to two people with disabilities to replace their identity cards together.


Call 2824 6111 for enquiries.

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