European Union Office to Hong Kong and Macao

Travel and Study involving Hong Kong, Macao and the EU

All European Union Member States, with the exception of Ireland and the United Kingdom have a unified visa system as part of the Schengen area. Three non-Member States - Iceland, Norway and Switzerland—are also part of the Schengen area and also implement the unified system. Bulgaria, Cyprus and Romania are not yet part of the Schengen area, but maintain the same immigration policies as required by Schengen. Liechtenstein has signed up to Schengen but has yet to implement it. Ireland and the United Kingdom maintain independent immigration policies.

Nationals of European Union Member States, and of Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Liechtenstein are not only visa-exempt but are legally entitled to enter and reside in each other's countries, following the requirement of the EU's freedom of movement provisions, the European Economic Area Agreement and bilateral accords with Switzerland.

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region passport holders do not require a visa to enter the Schengen area. Other nationals may need a Schengen visa. For more information on this, please check with your travel agent and respective EU embassies/consulates-general. If you are entering Ireland, the United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Cyprus and Romania, please check these respective embassies on visa entry requirements.

Schengen visas are only valid and issued by

Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.

Competent Embassy or Consulate-General

The Embassy or Consulate-General of the country of your main destination is the competent authority to deal with the application. If the main destination cannot be determined, the application should be made to the embassy of the country in which the longest visit shall be. If the visits in different Schengen countries are of equal length, the first destination shall be the determining factor.

Consulates-General

Austria

Room 2201
Chinachem Tower
34-37 Connaught Road Central
Central
Hong Kong
Tel : 2522 8086
Fax : 2521 8773
E-mail: hongkong-gk@bmeia.gv.at
Website: www.bmeia.gv.at/hongkong

Belgium

9/F, St. John's Building
33 Garden Road
Hong Kong
Tel : 2524 3111
Fax : 2868 5997
E-mail: hongkong@diplobel.fed.be
Website: http://www.diplomatie.be/hongkong/

Czech Republic

Room 1204-05
Great Eagle Centre
23 Harbour Road
Wanchai
Hong Kong
Tel : 2802 2212
Fax : 2802 2911
E-mail: hongkong@embassy.mzv.cz
Website: www.mfa.cz/hongkong

Finland

10/F, Club Lusitano
16 Ice House Street
Central
Hong Kong
Tel : 2525 5385
Fax : 2810 1232
E-mail: sanomat.hng@formin.fi
Website: www.finland.org.hk

France

Admiralty Centre
Tower II, 26/F
18 Harcourt Road
Hong Kong
Tel : 3752 9900
Fax : 3752 9901
E-mail: informations@consulfrance-hongkong.org
Website: www.consulfrance-hongkong.org

Germany

21/F, United Centre
95 Queensway
Hong Kong
Tel : 2105 8788, 2105 8777
Fax : 2865 2033
E-mail: germancg@netvigator.com
Website: www.hongkong.diplo.de

Greece

Room 1208, 12/F
Harcourt House
39 Gloucester Road
Wan Chai
Hong Kong
Tel : 2774 1682
Fax : 2705 9796
E-mail: grgencon.cg@mfa.gr
Website: http://www.mfa.gr/hongkong

Hungary

7/F St John's Building, 33 Garden Road
Central, Hong Kong
Tel : 2878 7555 
Fax : 2878 7010
E-mail: mission.hkg@mfa.gov.hu

Ireland

11/F, Room 1112
Tower II, Admiralty Centre
18 Harcourt Road, Admiralty
Hong Kong
Tel : 2527 4897
Fax : 2824 9127
E-mail: info@consulateofireland.hk
Website: www.consulateofireland.hk

Italy

Suite 3201, 32/F,
Central Plaza
18 Harbour Road, Wanchai
Hong Kong
Tel : 2522 0033
Fax : 2845 9678
E-mail: consolato.hongkong@esteri.it
Website: www.conshongkong.esteri.it

Netherlands

Room 2402B, 24/F
Great Eagle Centre
23 Harbour Road, Wan Chai
Hong Kong
Tel : 2599 9200
Fax : 2868 5388
E-mail: information@netherlands-cg.org.hk
Website: www.hollandinhongkong.org

Poland

Room 2506
Hopewell Centre
183 Queen's Road East
Hong Kong
Tel : 2840 0779
Fax : 2596 0062
E-mail: kgrphk@netvigator.com
Website: www.hongkongkg.polemb.net

Portugal

Rua Pedro Nolasco da Silva
No. 45, G/F
Macao
Tel : (853) 2835 6660-2
Fax : (853) 2835 6658
E-mail: mail@macau.dgaccp.pt

Romania

Office No. 3A, 21/F
148 Electric Road
North Point
Hong Kong
Tel : 2523 3813
Fax :2523 3894
E-mail: hkm@romcongen.com.hk

Spain

Suite 5303, 53/F
Central Plaza
18 Harbour Road, Wanchai
Hong Kong
Tel : 2525 3041
Fax : 2877 2407
E-mail: espcghk@netvigator.com
Website: www.maec.es/consulados/hongkong

Sweden

Room 2501, 25th Floor,
Bank of East Asia Harbour View Centre,
56 Gloucester Road,
Wanchai,
Hong Kong
Tel : 2521 1212
Fax : 2596 0308
E-mail: generalkonsulat.hongkong@foreign.ministry.se

United Kingdom

1 Supreme Court Road
Hong Kong
Tel : 2901 3000
Fax : 2901 3040
E-mail: information@britishconsulate.org.hk
Website: www.britishconsulate.org.hk

Honorary Consulates

Croatia
(Honorary Consulate)

64/F, Hopewell Centre
183 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai
Hong Kong
Tel : 2528 4975
Fax : 2865 6276
E-mail: gordonwu@hhlmail.com

Cyprus
(Honorary Consulate Hong Kong)

11/F , 22 Kai Cheung Road
Kowloon Bay
Hong Kong
Tel : 2798 1565
Fax : 2111 9470
E-mail: cyprus@kader.com.hk

Cyprus
(Honorary Consulate Macao)

Avenida da Praia Grande 759
3-5 Andares
Macao
Tel : 008613601086981
E-mail: yqhcousul@hotmail.com

Estonia
(Honorary Consulate Hong Kong)

Suite 3101, 31/F
9 Queen's Road Central
Hong Kong
Tel : 2868 3110
Fax : 2868 5006
E-mail: info@estoniaconsulate.com.hk

Estonia
(Honorary Consulate Macao)

12/F, World Trade Centre
918 Avenida da Amizade
Macao
Tel : +853 2833 2266
Fax : +853 2872 7768
E-mail: liustech@macau.ctm.net

Latvia
(Honorary Consulate)

33/F, Harbour Centre
25 Harbour Road, Wan Chai
Hong Kong
Tel : 2877 5638
Fax : 2827 9779
E-mail: rking88@netvigator.com

Lithuania
(Honorary Consulate)

2/F, 79 Wyndham Street
Central
Hong Kong
Tel : 2522 2852
Fax : 2810 5771
E-mail: rajsital@netvigator.com

Malta
(Honorary Consulate)

Room 209, East Ocean Centre
98 Granville Road
Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon
Hong Kong
Tel : 2739 2611
Fax : 2721 2451
E-mail: maltaconsul.hongkong@gov.mt

Portugal
(Honorary Consulate Hong Kong)

Room B, 25/F Yardley Commercial Building
3 Connaught Road West, Sheung Wan
Hong Kong
Tel : 2587 7182
E-mail: info@hkportugalcon.org

Slovakia
(Honorary Consulate)

11/F, Milo's Industrial Building
2-10 Tai Yuen Street
Kwai Chung
Hong Kong
Tel : 2484 4568
Fax : 2194 0722
E-mail: slovakconsulatehk@milos.com.hk

Slovenia
(Honorary Consulate)

9/F, Fu Hing Building
10 Jubilee Street
Hong Kong
Tel : 2545 2107
Fax : 2543 4669
E-mail: phlandpt@biznetvigator.com

Erasmus+ Programme

Erasmus+ is the EU's programme supporting education, training, youth and sport in Europe for the period 2014-2020. It provides opportunities to study, train, gain work experience and volunteer abroad, and replaces several previous programmes including the international cooperation programmes such as Erasmus Mundus. Hong Kong and Macao are Partner countries of the programme.

European Union Academic Programme (EUAP) Hong Kong

The EUAP is funded by the EU.  In 2012, four local universities (Hong Kong Baptist University, University of Hong Kong, Chinese University of Hong Kong and Lingnan University) formed the consortium so as to create regional synergies in EU Studies. The EUAP is designed to strengthen EU-Hong Kong relations through academic activities and network building with local, regional and European partners. The EUAP promotes public awareness of the EU as well as its impact on and relationship with Hong Kong. The EUAP promotes academic excellence in EU Studies by building on and further extending existing academic and research activities, and by developing new multidisciplinary activities in the tertiary institutions and for secondary schools in Hong Kong.

European Union Academic Programme (EUAP) Macao

The EUAP Macao is led by the University of Macau in collaboration with the Institute of European Studies of Macau EU Academic Programme. The EUAP is aimed at encouraging greater awareness and knowledge of the EU through support for EU-focused curriculum development and research, outreach activities and academic links. The main objective of the programme is to build a centre of academic excellence with a view to broadening and deepening EU studies in Macao. It will also serve to develop targeted outreach activities to constituencies beyond the academic circle, in order to promote a better understanding and knowledge of EU as a major player in the global system and as a key bilateral partner of Macao. The programme will also strengthen academic cooperation with European universities.

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The main goal of EU Information Centres are: dissemination of information about the EU and its policies; providing assistance to universities and research centres in students’ studies and research works concerning European integration, and promoting students’ participation in debates on European issues. These centres have a wide variety of publications and official materials of the EU institutions, as well as EU bulletins, journals and other EU-related information.

The University of Hong Kong

Main Library
Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
Contact: Mr. Peter Sidorko
Email: libcd@hkucc.hk.hk
Tel: (852) 2859 2200

Government and International Studies Department

Hong Kong Baptist University
DLB 803A, David C Lam Building, Shaw Campus
34 Renfrew Road, Kowloon Tong
Contact: Professor Jean-Pierre Cabestan
Email: cabestan@hkbu.edu.hk
Tel: (852) 3411-5643

University of Macau

Documentation Centre of UM Library
Av. Padre Tomas Pereira, Macao
Contact: Ms Helen Ieong Hoi Keng
Email: helenhki@umac.mo
Tel: (853) 8397 8186

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