School Registration





Definition of School


According to section 3(1) of the Education Ordinance, “school” means an institution, organization or establishment which provides for 20 or more persons during any one day or eight or more persons at any one time, any nursery, kindergarten, primary, secondary or post secondary education or any other educational course by any means, including correspondence delivered by hand or through the postal services.



A. Registration of a New School


Briefing Session:
Date: 13 February 2020 (Cancelled)
(In order to reduce the risk of the spread of COVID-19 in the community, the Briefing Session on School Registration on 13 February 2020 (Thursday) afternoon will be cancelled. Further information will be announced later. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.)
Venue: Room 1419, 14/F., Wu Chung House, 213 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Briefings will be conducted in Cantonese and mainly focus on matters related to the applications for registration of schools in premises not designed and constructed as a school. Individuals and organizations e.g. non-governmental organizations that intend to run educational courses are welcome to attend.
Guidelines for Registration of a New School


B. Extension of School Premises

Guidelines for Extension of School Premises (For premises not designed and constructed as a school)


Attention:  Please ensure that sufficient postage is paid to avoid unsuccessful delivery of mails.  Any underpaid mail items will be disposed of by the Hong Kong Post.

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