Visa Policy of Macau

Cards that open doors

Companies using serviced offices often have staff members or overseas visitors who come to Hong Kong frequently on business and might not know that it is possible to get a travel pass that allows them to whizz through immigration.

Monday, 16 January, 2012, 12:00am

Closed-door policy

Hong Kong has, for many years, been a gateway to China. For more than two decades, people have made Hong Kong their base for business dealings in southern China and crossed the border regularly and easily. It is a role we are proud of and one that has been enormously beneficial to Hong Kong, to the mainland and to millions of people from western countries.

2 May 2008 - 12:00am

Baffled visa-seekers on road to nowhere

The mainland's visa office in Wan Chai echoed to the sounds of grumbling yesterday.

Weary applicants complained about long waits or of being turned away after going through 'confusing' procedures imposed under the pre-Olympic Games visit curbs.

29 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Flood of complaints over mainland visa restrictions

The American Chamber of Commerce has sent a dossier of complaints from businesspeople to the central government over the imposition, without notice, of new conditions for obtaining mainland visas.

19 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Rules for overseas Chinese eased to lift tourism

Entry requirements for overseas Chinese would be relaxed and simplified from next month to help boost tourism, the Immigration Department announced yesterday.

Under the new arrangement, mainland passport holders will only need to stay in their host country for a year to be able to apply for a multiple-entry permit to the SAR.

23 Oct 2001 - 12:00am

Tardy Lisbon could scupper study dream

I was born in Macau. Before the handover, anyone born in Macau was entitled to Portuguese nationality and could therefore have a Portuguese passport.

26 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Visa restrictions relaxed

Hong Kong travellers will be able to apply for three-year valid visas to visit Japan from Monday. The $80 charge and the maximum three-month stay per visit would remain, the Japanese Consulate said.

7 Apr 2001 - 12:00am