Important Note

The Home Affairs Department has set up Enquiry Hotline 2835 1473 for people under home quarantine in relation to novel coronavirus epidemic. The operating hours of the Hotline are from 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday except public holidays.

We remind you to stay vigilant to fraudulent phone calls and correspondence claiming to be from our office. We will not normally make calls to members of the public through the hotline. We will not make phone calls or write to members of the public to ask them to provide personal information or make any payment. As our hotline is operated by a central telephone system, the hotline number 2835 2500 will not be displayed. If you have any doubt, please contact our staff for verification or please call the Hong Kong Police Anti-Deception Coordination Centre 24-hour Anti-Scam Helpline 18222 for enquiry. For details, please browse the following press releases –

Press release dated 8 October 2019

Press release dated 26 July 2019

Press release dated 28 April 2017

Press release dated 5 April 2017

Text Size

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How to Change Text Size

Now with this responsive web design, you can easily change the text size to fit your eyesight needs.

Shortcut


If you browse on the Home Affairs Department (HAD) Homepage on a desktop computer, a modern web browser will allow you to hold down the Ctrl key (Command key on a Macintosh) and press the + or - key to increase or decrease the text size, and 0 to go back to the default size.

On a smartphone or a tablet, you can simply pinch open on the screen to zoom in (i.e. to enlarge) and pinch close to zoom out (i.e. to reduce) everything.

Menu


You may also change the text size from the menu. Choose from the following web browsers for specific instructions:

Chrome
On the Page menu, select Zoom, then Larger.

Firefox
On the View menu, select Zoom, then Zoom In.

Or you may click on the Menu icon and select + or - to make the text size bigger or smaller.

Internet Explorer / Edge
On the View menu, select Text Size, then Largest.

Or you may click on the IE Settings icon, select Zoom, then choose a percentage or click Zoom In.

Opera
On the View menu, select Zoom. Then choose a percentage.

Safari
On the View menu, select Make Text Bigger.

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HAD does not endorse specific web browsers or recommend one browser over another. While some popular browsers are included here, mention of a specific browser does not imply any endorsement or recommendation.