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- Senior Citizen Card Scheme

Senior Citizen Card Office would not release any information on concessions offered by participating through MSN / Whats App.  Citizens who wish to confirm the concession offer, please call our office at 2152 2846.

 

Senior Citizen Card Scheme

Leaflet of Senior Citizen Cad SchemeLeaflet of Senior Citizen Card SchemeService Description
The Senior Citizen Card provides a generally recognized proof of age to elders so as to facilitate their access to concessions, discounts or priority services offered by Government departments, public companies, private and commercial establishments. The Scheme aims at promoting a spirit of respect for the senior citizens.
 

Eligible Applicants :
Hong Kong residents aged 65 or above.

 

Application Procedures 

 

 

Supporting Documents Required

    Completed application form

    Full-faced photograph

    HK Smart Identity Card (For application by mail, please attach copy of applicant's  HK Smart Identity Card)

 






















      























First Application

 

 

 

 

Application by mail: Eligible applicant can send the above supporting documents to the Senior Citizen Card Office by the pre-addressed envelope.  Upon receiving all supporting documents, the office will process and send the card to applicant by mail within 7 working days after receiving the application.  Applicant who will reach 65 years old within 60 days may also send the application to the office.  The office will keep the application and send the card to the applicant by mail or a working day before the applicant's birthday or within 7 working days after receiving the application (whichever is the later).

Note :  The following applications will not be processed by Senior Citizen Card Office and the document submitted will be returned to the applicants:

Applicant sends the application for more than 60 days prior aged 65; or 

Applicant fails to submit necessary supporting documents. 

 

 

 

   

Apply in person: Eligible applicant can bring along the required documents to the Senior Citizen Card Office during the office hours.  The applicant will receive the Card within the day.  If the application is submitted by the applicant's relative/friend in person, the latter is required to produce the copy of applicant's HK Smart Identity Card for verification. 

 

Application for replacement

Application by mail: Applicant can send the required documents and the replacement payment ($22) either by cheque/cashier order to the Senior Citizen Card Office by the pre-addressed envelope.   The office will process and send the card to the applicant by mail within 7 working days after receiving the application.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apply in person: The applicant may also bring along the required documents and the replacement fee ($22) either by cash or cheque/cashier order in person to the Senior Citizen Card Office during the office hours.   The applicant will receive the Card within the day. 

The applicant (applicant's relative/friend) may also choose to submit the application and pay the replacement fee either by cash or cheque/cashier order through the following offices.  A copy of the HK Smart Identity Card is required.  The Senior Citizen Card Office will process the application and send the card to applicant by mail within 7 working days after receiving the application.

 


Designated office for Senior Citizen Card replacement payment
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Application form
Applicaion form for Senior Citizen Card for elders aged 65 or over can be downloaded Application form for Eldershere
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Distribution of the Application Forms
The application forms and pre-addressed envelopes are available at the Senior Citizen Card Office, District Offices, and Social Security Field Units of the Social Welfare Department, Integrated Family Service Centre of each district, Public Housing Estate Offices of the Housing Department, Public Enquiry Offices of the Home Affairs Department, District Elderly Community Centre and Neighbourhood Elderly Centre.

Fee and Charges
Issue of the first Card is free. However, a nominal fee will be charged for replacement. The current fee is $22 (subject to revision). Replacement fee can be mailed to the Senior Citizen Card Office by crossed cheque/cashier order (payable to 'The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region').
 
 

Senior Citizen Card Office
The Senior Citizen Card Office is responsible for the implementation of the Senior Citizen Card Scheme and the issue of the Card.
Address: Room 2204, 22/F, Southorn Centre, 130 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong.
Telephone No.: 3583 2959
Fax. No. 2573 0079

 

Opening hours
Monday to Friday 8:45 am to 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm (1:00 pm to 2:00 pm lunch break). Closed on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday.

Attention: After issuing the Senior Citizen card to an applicant, Senior Citizen Card Office does not keep his/her address.  Thus, card holders don't have to inform the office for their change in address.

 

Attention: Beware of strangers pretending staff of Senior Citizen Card Office asking elders to renew Senior Citizen Card.  It has come to Senior Citizen Card Office(SCCO)'s attention that some strangers pretending to be staff of SCCO to approach elders for renewing their Senior Citizen Card.  Please be alerted that the Senior Citizen Card is valid permanently and thus renewal is not necessary.  Therefore, please neither disclose your personal information nor pay money to strangers.  In case of doubt, please call SCCO at 3583 2959 for enquiry.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Logo and concession offer from participating government department and company
All participating companies/organizations/Government departments are provided with copies of the adhesive logo of the Scheme for identification purpose.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The names of all participating companies/organizations/Government departments and details of the concessions are provided in the Concession Booklet. The Concession Booklet of Senior Citizen Card Scheme can be downloaded here.

    1.      Preface 
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      2.     Concession information (excluding dental clinics) 

 

Latest Concession

      Government Department and Public Organisation

      Organization/companies & NGOs for multiple districts

      Organization and companies by districts

            
         


Senior Citizen Card Smartphone Applications (Apps) 
  In line with the increasing popularity of smartphones and electronic reading  devices, we have launched the Senior Citizen Card (SCC) Apps, allowing service users to get access to the latest SCC concession information through their smartphones at any time and at any place. The Apps are now available on both the iPhone and Android platforms. It helps the elders as well as their family members and relatives, to select the products and services that elderly people like. Users can download the Apps for free from the iPhone App Store or the Android Market by searching for 'Senior Citizen Card'.
   
 
  Application form for participating companies/organisations/Government departments can be downloaded here
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          Your participation in the Opportunities for the Elderly Project is most welcome.  Please access to: oep