The government continues to limit in-person transactions to essential and emergency services.

Key Points:

  • Effective April 6, the Immigration Department (ImmD) is directing individuals who do not need to submit applications in person to submit them via post, drop-in, online or mobile app.
  • Applicants required to visit an ImmD office should make an appointment online or over the phone.
  • ImmD East Kowloon, Sha Tin and Fo Tan branch offices will resume limited and emergency services from April 6 alongside the West Kowloon and Yuen Long branch offices.
  • ImmD will distribute daily quota tags to applicants at the Wan Chai Headquarters and other branch offices, and applicants must adhere to their quota tag scheduled time. Outside of the scheduled time, applicants will not be allowed to remain on office premises.

Analysis & Comments: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and Deloitte will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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