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Hong Kong Visa Processing Time for Indians: Types and Guidelines

Last Update: 08-02-2024

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⚡Quick Summary

Types of Hong Kong VisaProcessing Time

Hong Kong Pre Arrival Registration

1 Working Day

Hong Kong Visit Visa

4 Weeks

Hong Kong Study Visa

6 Weeks

Hong Kong Work Visa

6 Weeks

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Hong Kong Visa Categories and Documents Required
  3. Hong Kong Visa Status Check for Indians
  4. Conclusion
  5. FAQs


The Hong Kong visas processing times for Indians can vary based on the type you're applying for. Hong Kong tourist visas take 4 weeks of processing time. However, you can skip the wait by opting for instant pre-arrival registration, providing you swift and easy entry into Hong Kong for short visits under 14 days. 

For those planning to work or study in Hong Kong, the process extends to approximately 6 weeks. To stay in the loop and abreast of any changes, rely on Teleport's trustworthy sources for up-to-date information. 

Streamline your travel plans with this insightful guide and make your Hong Kong journey hassle-free.

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Hong Kong Visa Categories and Documents Required

1. Hong Kong Pre-Arrival Registration

Processing time: Hong Kong Pre Arrival Registration gets processed within only 1 working day.

Stay Duration: Indian Travellers can visit visa-free for up to 14 days

Documents Required for Hong Kong PAR:

  • Passport with a validity of at least 6 months.

PAR Application Process available online through Teleport:

Teleport collaborates with the embassy to ensure a seamless and timely process for obtaining your Hong Kong Pre-Arrival Registration. To initiate your application, follow these steps:

  • Step 1: Go to Teleport's Hong Kong Visa Application platform.
  • Step 2: Select the visa type that suits your travel purpose, such as tourist or business.
  • Step 3: Choose between Teleport's automatic application feature or manually fill out the form based on your preference.
  • Step 4: Enter necessary travel details in the 'Visit Details' section, specifying your planned arrival and departure dates.
  • Step 5: Easily pay your visa fees on Teleport, with options for both full payment and initial partial payment.

✅ Teleport efficiently handles the entire application process.

✅ Take advantage of Teleport's expert guidance to enhance your approval chances.

Upon approval, effortlessly download your Pre-Arrival Registration (PAR) from the Teleport Dashboard. Stay informed about your application progress through real-time updates via WhatsApp and email notifications.


Teleport’s Expert Tip

Indian passport holders are advised to finalise their online Pre-Arrival Registration (PAR) well ahead of their scheduled travel date. If the PAR application is unsuccessful, this proactive approach provides ample time to seek an entry visa. Passports issued by cities like Kolkata, Chandigarh and Hyderabad have higher chances of PAR being unsuccessful.

2. Hong Kong Visit Visa

Hong Kong Visa Processing time for Indians: Hong Kong tourist visa takes around 4 weeks of processing time.

Application channel: Apply online through the Government portal.

Documents Required for Hong Kong Visit Visa:

  • Proof of the applicant's financial standing, e.g. bank statements, savings accounts passbooks, tax receipts, etc. and proof of employment (if any), e.g. company leave letter, salary slips, etc.
  • Proof of transportation arrangement, e.g. flight itinerary
  • Proof of the proposed leisure visit to Hong Kong, e.g. receipt of joining a package tour to Hong Kong, itinerary, etc. (for leisure visit)
  • Proof of the proposed visit to the next destination after visiting Hong Kong, itinerary, etc. (for transit)
  • Proof of relationship with the local sponsor (for family visit)
  • Proof of the proposed visit to Hong Kong (for purposes of visit other than leisure, transit, business or family visit

3. Hong Kong Study Visa

Hong Kong Study Visa Processing time for Indians: 6 weeks

Application channel: Apply online through the Government portal.

  • Letter of acceptance from the educational institution
  • Applicant's financial support, e.g. bank statements, savings account passbooks, tax receipts and salary slips [if the sponsor is the educational institution]
  • Applicant’s recent photograph
  • One of the applicant's parents should authorise the sponsor or his/her relative/friend in Hong Kong to be the guardian of the applicant. A consent letter duly signed by both the guardian and one of the applicant's parents should be produced [if the applicant is under the age of 18]

4. Hong Kong Work Visa

Hong Kong Work Visa Processing time for Indians: 6 weeks

  • Applicant's valid travel document containing applicant’s personal particulars, nationality, date of issue and expiry of the travel document.
  • Applicant’s recent photograph
  • Hong Kong identity card (if any)
  • Financial proof of having any amount sufficient for maintenance during the proposed stay in the HKSAR, e.g. bank statement, saving accounts passbooks, etc.
  • Air ticket for returning to your home country or financial proof of having an amount equivalent to the return air fare.
  • Proof of acceptance to hold medical, healthcare (including hospitalisation), repatriation and liability insurance to remain in force throughout his/her stay in the HKSAR.

Hong Kong Visa Status Check for Indians

Check Hong Kong Pre Arrival Registration Status via Teleport

If you applied for your pre-arrival registration via Teleport, easily monitor your application status with instant updates through Whatsapp and email. Additionally, you can verify the visa status directly on the Teleport Dashboard:

  1.  Log in to the Teleport Dashboard.
  2. Find 'Your Applications.'
  3. Click on your submitted application to view the current status."

In addition to the online service, you can check the status of your application using the 24-hour telephone enquiry system at (852) 3160 8663.


In conclusion, navigating the process of obtaining a Hong Kong visa can be streamlined with the right guidance. Whether opting for the quick Pre-Arrival Registration through Teleport for a short stay, applying for a Visit Visa, Study Visa, or a Work Visa, understanding the specific requirements is crucial. 

Teleport's user-friendly platform simplifies the PAR application, offering real-time updates and expert tips. For longer stays or specific purposes, the Visit, Study, and Work Visa provide diverse options. 

Remember to plan ahead, submit necessary documents, and stay informed about the status of your application. With proper preparation, securing your Hong Kong visa becomes a smoother and more manageable experience. 

Teleport makes the application process easy with a user-friendly interface, ensuring a smooth and efficient experience for Indian travellers applying for Hong Kong  Pre-Arrival Registration.

Contact us for any questions or assistance – our dedicated team is ready to provide guidance and support.

You can reach us by calling 073148 52914 or messaging us on WhatsApp.

Safe travels!🌏✈️



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