Open a Bank Account
Useful to have a bank account in Hong Kong to handle financial matters.
Submit application in person at one of these banks on campus: Hang Seng Bank, Bank of China and Bank of East Asia.
Bring the following items for opening a bank account:
Passport/Travel document and the landing slip
HKUST Student Identity Card
Proof of Hong Kong Residential Address (such as confirmation letter issued by the HKUST Housing Office or rental agreement with original stamp duty)
Proof of Permanent Home Address in your home country
Students coming from certain countries may face a longer processing time due to monetary policy.
For more details, please click
Apply for a Hong Kong Identity Card (if you stay in Hong Kong for more than 180 days)
Apply in person at the Registration of Persons Office at the Hong Kong Immigration Department, within 30 days upon arrival.
The service is free of charge.
Bring your passport, identity documents, and the HKUST admission letter to support your application.
Utilize the appointment booking and form pre-filling service via:
here to visit the Hong Kong Immigration Department for details.
Register with Your Consulate
Contact the consulate or embassy of your home country in Hong Kong for any possible citizen registration services and stay in touch with them.
here to check the contact information of your consulate or embassy.