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Who Can Register: Eligibility of Registration
 

 

 
Geographical Constituency

You are eligible to be registered as an elector in a geographical constituency if:

    (a) you are a permanent resident of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region as defined by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Passports Ordinance (Cap. 539); and

    (b) you ordinarily reside in Hong Kong; and

    (c) you have reached 18 years of age or will reach 18 years of age on or before 25 September (for District Council Election year) OR 25 July (for Non District Council Election year) next following your application for registration; and

    (d) you hold an identity document, e.g. a Hong Kong permanent identity card; and

    (e) you are not subject to any disqualification from registration.

    For enquiries on permanent resident status, please call the Immigration Department hotline: 2824 6111

Generally, persons who are disqualified from registration include persons who:

    (a) are found under the Mental Health Ordinance (Cap. 136) to be incapable, by reason of mental incapacity, of managing and administering their property and affairs;

    (b) are members of any armed forces.

     

 
 
 
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