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Hong Kong Permanent Identity (PI Card) Photo HKID

The Hong Kong identity card (HKIC or HKID) is an official identity document issued by the Immigration Department of Hong Kong. According to the Registration of Persons Ordinance, all residents of age 11 or above who are living in Hong Kong for longer than 180 days must, within 30 days of either reaching the age of 11 or arriving in Hong Kong, register for an HKID. HKIDs contain amongst others the name of the bearer in English, and if applicable in Chinese. The HKID does not expire for the duration of residency in Hong Kong.

Classes of HKID

There are two classes of Hong Kong identity card:

The card types can be further divided into cards bearing the term "child" (below age 11 and not compulsory. The card can be requested to obtain later a passport with a Hong Kong permanent resident number), "youth" (from age 11 up until 18), and "adult" (issued from age 18 onwards).

HIKID Hong Kong PI ID card photo specs:

  1. Two identical photographs of the size of 29mm x 35 mm are required
  2. It should be taken full face without a hat
  3. The background shall be plain and of a light colour
  4. The photographic paper used should be thin, unglazed, unmounted and of a type that can be firmly affixed to papers.

To order Hong Kong Permanent Identiy Card photos with us, on the PayPal order, in the field for Country name, please include "HongKong PI Card- Matt". See the example below:

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