Hong Kong Visa Information for Philippines Passport Holders, How to Apply & Travel Requirements

Hong Kong | Hong Kong visa application for Philippines

Hong Kong (Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s of China), the land of Skyscrapers is one of the most visited cities in the world.

Hong Kong is a part of Modern China, but specifically administered as a separate and sovereign nation.

Hong Kong is like a home from home. As a Filipino, you have 14 days to visit Hong Kong without a visa for whatever reason.

Hong Kong Visa Types, Processing Time & Duration

VISA TYPEPROCESSING TIMEVALIDITY
Visit Visa4 weeks3 months
Employment Visa4 weeks24 months
Study Visa6 weeksStudy duration
Residential VisaNo specific processing time24 months -8 years

General Requirements for a Hong Kong Visa

  • Valid international passport
  • Visa application form
  • Passport sized photographs
  • A copy of a financial document, such as bank statement, salary slip etc.
  • Travel itinerary

Hong Kong Visit Visa

  • Visit visa is for individuals who come into Hong Kong to attend a conference, business seminar, make business inquiries, visit a family or relative, for holidays or vacation amongst other types of visit.
  • If the sponsor is an organization or a firm, a photocopy of the business registration certificate is required.
  • Visit visa applicants are not allowed to work, establish a business or study in Hong Kong.
  • This visa can be extended by applying for an extension of stay.
  • Application for extension of stay must be submitted at least 7 days before the current visa expires.

Hong Kong Student Visa

  • This visa is exclusively for individuals who want to study in any educational institution in Hong Kong.
  • To be eligible for this visa, applicants must have been given admission by a school in Hong Kong.
  • It allows applicants to come to Hong Kong along with there dependents (spouse, children)
  • For dependants application to be approved, applicants need to show proof of relationship.
  • Individuals with a student visa, are not allowed to work or open a business.
  • An extension of stay can be applied for in a situation whereby the allotted stay has expired before the completion of study.
  • Application of extension of stay must be submitted 4 weeks before your visa expires.

Hong Kong Work Visa

  • This visa is for individuals who want to work in any sector of the economy in Hong Kong.
  • The work visa is applicable to individuals who already have a job waiting for them in Hong Kong.
  • This visa allows individuals to bring along their dependants to Hong Kong.
  • This visa is extendable
  • Application of extension of stay must be submitted 4 weeks before your visa expires.

Hong Kong Residential Visa

  • This visa is for individuals who are seeking residency in Hong Kong.
  • Applicants for this visa must be proficient in the use of either Chinese or English Language.
  • This visa type also allows applicants to bring in their dependants to Hong Kong.
  • Application for extension of stay is allowed for this visa type.

Hong Kong Visa Fees

VISA TYPEVISA FEES (HK$)
Visit Visa315
Employment Visa415
Study Visa415
Residential Visa200

Hong Kong Visa Application Centres in Philippines

LOCATIONADDRESSTELEPHONE NUMBER
Manila2nd & 3rd Floor, The world Center,
330 Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenue.
Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
(+63) 2-844 3148
(+63) 2-848 2395

Commonly Asked Questions about Hong Kong Visa

Can a dependant work in Hong Kong?

Yes, a dependant can live, work and study in Hong Kong.

Do I need a visa for visiting Hong Kong?

As a Filipino, you can visit Hong Kong without a visa for a period of 14 days.

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