Are domestic helpers included in the Hong Kong Identity Card (HKID) Replacement Exercise?
Hong Kong Identity Card Replacement Exercise
Who is required to replace identity cards？
The territory-wide Identity Card Replacement Exercise covers all Hong Kong residents, including domestic helpers and other residents for employment, investment or study. Read more: “Who shall replace identity cards?”
Secretary for Security will issue an Order to announce the details of the first cycle. The arrangement will be as follows (subject to the procedure of the Legislative Council):
|Cycle||Upcoming Phase||Year of birth||Designated Period of Replacement|
|B||5||1964 or 1965||27 July 2019 (Saturday) –
23 September 2019 (Monday)
|6||1955 or 1956||24 September 2019 (Tuesday) –
15 November 2019 (Friday)
|7||1957 to 1959||16 November 2019 (Saturday) –
17 February 2020 (Monday)
See the full schedule: here
How can I replace my identity card?
- To save time at the replacement centre, book an appointment online and pre-fill forms before visiting the smart identity card replacement centre.
- Nine Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres (SIDCCs) will be set up across the territory in the Identity Card Replacement Exercise.
|Smart Identity Card Replacement Centres||Address|
|Hong Kong Island Smart Identity Card Replacement Centre||Room 200, 2/F, Shui On Centre, 6–8 Harbour Road, Wan Chai|
|East Kowloon Smart Identity Card Replacement Centre||Unit 1, 2/F, Manulife Financial Centre and Unit 1B, 3/F, Manulife Financial Centre, Tower A, 223–231 Wai Yip Street, Kwun Tong|
|West Kowloon Smart Identity Card Replacement Centre||12/F, Gala Place, 56 Dundas Street, Mong Kok|
|Tsuen Wan Smart Identity Card Replacement Centre||Shop S201, 2/F, Smartland, 50 Texaco Road, Tsuen Wan|
|Sha Tin Smart Identity Card Replacement Centre||Shop G26, G/F & Shop 123, 1/F, Kings Wing Plaza 1, 3 On Kwan Street, Sha Tin|
|Sheung Shui Smart Identity Card Replacement Centre||7/F, Spot, 48 Lung Sum Avenue, Sheung Shui|
|Tuen Mun Smart Identity Card Replacement Centre||Shop L414B, Level 4, Leung King Plaza, Leung King Estate, 31 Tin King Road, Tuen Mun|
|Yuen Long Smart Identity Card Replacement Centre||Shop 50, G/F, Manhattan Plaza, 23 Sai Ching Street, Yuen Long|
|Tseung Kwan O Smart Identity Card Replacement Centre||Shop 20-26, G/F, Corinthia By The Sea, 23 Tong Yin Street, Tseung Kwan O, Sai Kung|
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Last updated on August 7th, 2019