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Application for Hong Kong Residents

  1. 01Eligibility and Precautions

    1. Eligibility
    2. Hong Kong SAR resident should be 17 years old or above and hold a HKSAR e-passport valid for not less than 6 months
    3. Precautions
    4. - Hong Kong residents with dual nationality who entered with passports issued in the United
        Kingdom or the People’s Republic of China will not be able to register. If they enter with
        a HKSAR e-passport the next time, they will be able to register for SeS.
      - Names consisting special characters or inaccurate date of birth will not be able to register.
        However, certain special characters are allowed.
        ※ allowed special characters: comma (,), period (.), apostrophe (‘), and hyphen (-)
        ※ Enrollees will no longer be able to use SeS/e-Channel once they receive an alien registration
            card in Korea. Registered foreigners may use SeS under separate conditions.
  2. 02SeS Enrolment Process

    1. [Step 1] Enter Korea
    2. - Hong Kong resident must use face-to-face immigration inspection when entering Korea to enrol
        for SeS.
    3. [Step 2] Visit Enrolment Centre
    4. - After entry, please visit one of the designated enrolment centres.
        ※ Locations of Enrolment Centres can be found at “Enrolment Centres & Airports”
  3. 03Interview and Enrolment

    1. Provide passport to the enrolment officer.
    2. Enrolment officer will interview the registrant to check identification, purpose of visit, and place of stay, and confirm eligibility for using SeS. (In accordance with the interview results, registrant may be denied enrolment.)
    3. Registrant will be required to submit an electronic application form displayed on screen by the enrolment officer (Consent to Terms and Conditions of SeS and Use of Personal Information)
      ※ For more information on the Terms and Conditions of SeS, please click here
    4. Registrant will provide fingerprints (both index fingers) and facial image to the enrolment officer.
      ※ If enrolment is successful, the registrant will be able to use SeS until the passport expiration
          date and a SeS enrolment sticker will be affixed to the last visa page of the passport.