Visa application

Non-local student (including Macau & Taiwan) should apply their student visa through HKU CEDARS. 

Please read through step-by-step guideline below before you proceed to the HKU CEDARS Online Student Visa Application System. 

Step one

Applicant receives a conditional/confirmed offer of admission

Step Three

Applicant uploads all the required documents and settles an application fee

Step Five

Applicant uploads revised or outstanding document(s) (if required)

Step seven

Applicant sends the complete set of application documents to CEDARS by courier/registered mail

Step nine

HK Immigration Department processes the application in 8-10 weeks and releases results

Step eleven

Applicant confirms address for delivery of the visa label/entry permit

Step Two

Applicant prepares the required documents and proceed with the online visa application

Step four

CEDARS checks the documents

Step Six

CEDARS confirms the documents

Step eight

CEDARS submits the application to HK Immigration Department

Step ten

Applicant may need to upload additional document(s) during the process

Step twelve

CEDARS sends the visa label/entry

permit by courier

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