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Student Visa

 Studying in Hong Kong is the thoughtful though any aspiring student can think of. Whether you want to study at graduate level or do research, Hong Kong welcomes every student under study visa. The Hong Kong study visa allows you to live and study till the date of visa approval. To apply for the Study visa, the students need to go through the proper criteria of eligibility. Check out the basic requirements and benefits of studying in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong is the home of leading international Asian university, (University of Hong Kong, HKU) and truly a higher educational powerhouse. The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government is determined to make Hong Kong a global education hub, thereby amending the Student Visa application process to invite talented students from across the globe.

Why Hong Kong?

Hong Kong has the blend of both the eastern and western cultures. Combination of immense job opportunities, vibrant environment and International reorganization helps student in enriching their study life. Hong Kong provides the platform for the overseas students who want to pursue in the field of research and keen in participating in exchange activities.  The students with exceptional talent are provided with scholarship programs offered by the HKSAR Government or any other reputed organizations.

  1. Chinese and English both are the official languages of Hong Kong and English language is used as a teaching medium in the Universities and Colleges.
  2. Hong Kong is considered as Educational having the world’s top 50 universities.
  3. Concoction of eastern and western culture. The diversification in Hong Kong culture can be seen everywhere

Types of Student Visa Programs 

Before applying to student visa, the applicant must be sure about which category is he/she looking for. The student visa types depend on type and duration of your course, you select. The applicant must access visa before landing in Hong Kong. The visa duration and requirements for every student visa program is different. Check out the various student visa programs:

  1. Full-time and Long-term Graduate course
  2. Full-time Postgraduate course
  3. Part-time graduate/postgraduate Programs
  4. Short-term graduate and Postgraduate programs
  5. Exchange Study programs at Bachelor level or higher.

Hong Kong Student Visa Requirements

To enter Hong Kong under Student visa category, the students need to meet the eligibility requirements. If you are willing to study in Hong Kong, you have to go through every single requirement to apply:

  1. The student should be less than 20 years of age, if they are considering Hong Kong for the secondary education.
  2. The age of student should be in between 5 years and 8 months to 11 years for primary education.
  3. The applicant must be able to meet the fees of course study, accommodation, living costs of the daily routine without recourse to public funds.
  4. The applicant must have acceptance letter from the university confirming he/she has been enrolled for the course of study in Hong Kong.
  5. The entrance in public schools other than English Foundation Schools and Direct Subsidy Scheme Schools is restricted; therefore, the applicant should be enrolled to a private school under the Education Ordinance or Post Secondary Colleges Ordinance.
  6. The applicant is taking admission in full-time locally- approved post-secondary programme that includes short-term course of study or part-time locally-approved taught post-graduate local porgramme.

Documents requirement for Student Visa

  1. The applicant has to submit a complete application form (Form ID 995 A) with signature and required documents.
  2. The sponsor, who is sponsoring the student, has to fill the complete form (Form ID 995B) with signature on it.
  3. Two latest photographs of the applicant fasten on the application form.
  4. The letter of acceptance from the educational Institution must be submitted.
  5. The copy of the
  6. The applicants who are less than 18 years of age, has to provide evidence related to their living arrangement.
  7. The score card of any of the English exams like IELTS, TOEFL as a proof for the English language proficiency.

Hong-Kong Student Visa processing Time

The average processing time of Hong Kong Student Visa is six weeks for study visa. Your process will not be started by the Immigration Department of Hong Kong unless you have submitted all the required information and documents that are required. The approval of visa application is done by Immigration Department and is elective.

Hong-Kong Student Visa Fee

The fee of non-localities students who wish to study in Hong Kong depends on the course of study, they choose. The tuition fee for non-local students varies from HK$ 90,000 to HK$265,000 per year.

Benefits of studying in Hong Kong

There are plenty of benefits studying in Hong Kong. check out why Hong Kong is an education hub for International students.

a) The tuition cost is way less than the developed countries like UK, USA etc.

b) students can experience cosmopolitan life in Hong Kong.

c) Three Institution of Hong Kong ranks in the ‘Top 50 under 50’ rankings of the QS World Rankings.

d) Hong Kong education system offers long-term and short-term educational programs to the students.

e) From best food to the numerous shopping points, students will get carefree and healthy environment here.

 Our Immigration experts provide excellent service on all your visa difficulties to make your journey delightful.  For guidance related to Hong Kong immigration program call us on official number +91-7042184185 /Email your queries on info@makevisas.com.