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Some of the following materials are presented in PDF format. Please download 下載 Adobe Reader for viewing.

Submission of the completed download form can be made in person to the Estate Beneficiaries Support Unit unless specified otherwise. Submission by facsimile ( fax ) is not acceptable.

Forms / Online Forms Available :

Form No.

Form Title

Forms /
Online Forms+

Release of Money for Funeral Expenses
HAEU1 Application for Release of Money for Funeral Expenses from a Deceased Person's Bank Accounts Download PDF File
Release of Money for Maintenance of Former Dependants
HAEU2 Application for Release of Money for Maintenance from a Deceased Person's Bank Accounts Download PDF File Online Form
Inspection of Safe Deposit Box
HAEU3 Application for Inspection of a Deceased Person's Bank Deposit Box Download PDF File Online Form
HAEU3 - SS Application for Inspection of a Deceased Person's Bank Deposit Box (Supplementary Sheet) Download PDF File
Removal of Items from Safe Deposit Box
HAEU4A Application for Removal of Items by Surviving Renter from a Jointly Rented Bank Deposit Box with Survivorship Arrangement Download PDF File
HAEU4A - A Affidavit of the Surviving Renter in Support of an Application for the Issue of an Authorization for Removal from Bank Deposit Box with Survivorship Arrangement Download PDF File
HAEU4B Application for Removal of Documents from a Deceased Person's Bank Deposit Box (Rented in Sole Name or Jointly with Other Persons) Download PDF File
Administration of Small Estates
HAEU5 Application for a Confirmation Notice in respect of an Estate Wholly Made Up of Money and Not Exceeding $50,000 in Value Download PDF File Online Form

Points to Note:
Download PDF File
HAEU5 - A Affidavit by Executor/Intending Administrator* for the Issue of a Confirmation Notice Download PDF File

Points to Note:
Download PDF File
HAEU5-S Schedule of Money of the deceased person in Hong Kong as at the date of death Download PDF File

Points to Note:
Download PDF File
Copy of the Copy of the Inventory of Safe Deposit Box or the Copy of the Will/ Certified True Copy
HAEU6A Application for a Copy/Certified True Copy of the Copy of the Will or Similar Instrument of a Deceased Person Download PDF File Online Form
HAEU6B Application for a Copy/Certified True Copy of the Copy of the Inventory of Contents in a Deceased Person's Bank Deposit Box (Rented in Sole Name or Jointly with Other Persons) Download PDF File Online Form

Release of Money for Funeral Expenses

HAEU1
Form Title
Application for Release of Money for Funeral Expenses from a Deceased Person's Bank Accounts
Forms / Online Forms+
Download PDF File  

Release of Money for Maintenance of Former Dependants

HAEU2
Form Title
Application for Release of Money for Maintenance from a Deceased Person's Bank Accounts
Forms / Online Forms+
Download PDF File   Online Form

Inspection of Safe Deposit Box

HAEU3
Form Title
Application for Inspection of a Deceased Person's Bank Deposit Box
Forms / Online Forms+
Download PDF File   Online Form
HAEU3 - SS
Form Title
Application for Inspection of a Deceased Person's Bank Deposit Box (Supplementary Sheet)
Forms / Online Forms+
Download PDF File  

Removal of Items from Safe Deposit Box

HAEU4A
Form Title
Application for Removal of Items by Surviving Renter from a Jointly Rented Bank Deposit Box with Survivorship Arrangement
Forms / Online Forms+
Download PDF File  
HAEU4A - A
Form Title
Affidavit of the Surviving Renter in Support of an Application for the Issue of an Authorization for Removal from Bank Deposit Box with Survivorship Arrangement
Forms / Online Forms+
Download PDF File  
HAEU4B
Form Title
Application for Removal of Documents from a Deceased Person's Bank Deposit Box (Rented in Sole Name or Jointly with Other Persons)
Forms / Online Forms+
Download PDF File  

Administration of Small Estates

HAEU5
Form Title
Application for a Confirmation Notice in respect of an Estate Wholly Made Up of Money and Not Exceeding $50,000 in Value
Forms / Online Forms+
Download PDF File   Online Form
Points to Note
Download PDF File
HAEU5 - A
Form Title
Affidavit by Executor/Intending Administrator* for the Issue of a Confirmation Notice
Forms / Online Forms+
Download PDF File  
Points to Note
Download PDF File
HAEU5-S
Form Title
Schedule of Money of the deceased person in Hong Kong as at the date of death
Forms / Online Forms+
Download PDF File  
Points to Note
Download PDF File

Copy of the Copy of the Inventory of Safe Deposit Box or the Copy of the Will/ Certified True Copy

HAEU6A
Form Title
Application for a Copy/Certified True Copy of the Copy of the Will or Similar Instrument of a Deceased Person
Forms / Online Forms+
Download PDF File   Online Form
HAEU6B
Form Title
Application for a Copy/Certified True Copy of the Copy of the Inventory of Contents in a Deceased Person's Bank Deposit Box (Rented in Sole Name or Jointly with Other Persons)
Forms / Online Forms+
Download PDF File   Online Form

* Affidavit/account in loose-leaf form is NOT acceptable, UNLESS the deponent/affirmant and the attesting solicitor/Commissioner for Oaths sign EACH AND EVERY page of the document.

+ Applicable to forms HAEU2, HAEU3, HAEU5, HAEU6A and HAEU6B

Publications

Title

Publications

How to apply for a Confirmation Notice in respect of the small estate of a person who died on or after 11 February 2006

English Thai ภาษาไทย Urdu اردو

How to apply for a Confirmation Notice in respect of the small estate of a person who died on or after 11 February 2006

English, Thai ภาษาไทย , Urdu اردو, Bahasa Indonesia, Hindi हिन्दी, Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ, Tagalog, Nepali नेपाल, Vietnamese Tiếng Việt
Bahasa Indonesia Hindi हिन्दी Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ
Tagalog Nepali नेपाल Vietnamese Tiếng Việt

How to apply for inspection of or removal of items from bank deposit box of a person who died on or after 11 February 2006

English Thai ภาษาไทย Urdu اردو

How to apply for inspection of or removal of items from bank deposit box of a person who died on or after 11 February 2006

English, Thai ภาษาไทย, Urdu اردو, Bahasa Indonesia, Hindi हिन्दी, Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ, Tagalog, Nepali नेपाल, Vietnamese Tiếng Việt
Bahasa Indonesia Hindi हिन्दी Punjabi ਪੰਜਾਬੀ
Tagalog Nepali नेपाल Vietnamese Tiếng Việt

How to apply for release of money from bank account to meet funeral expenses for a person who died on or after 11 February 2006

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How to apply for release of money from bank account for maintenance of former dependants of a person who died on or after 11 February 2006

Download PDF File

Intermeddling Provisions under the Probate and Administration Ordinance, Chapter 10, Laws of Hong Kong

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