To maintain Hong Kong’s competitiveness as a trading and logistics hub, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is taking forward the initiative of developing a Trade Single Window (TSW) to provide a one-stop electronic platform for the trading community to lodge import and export trade documents with the Government.
The Commerce and Economic Development Bureau has been pressing ahead with preparations on all fronts, together with the Customs and Excise Department (which operates the TSW) and other relevant Government Agencies.
TSW will be implemented in three phases –
After verification and approval of the subscription, you can make online submission of trade documents, check the process status and results of your applications, receive electronic licences/permits, and verify their validity through the TSW.
You may click here for a quick glance of the policy on import and export of goods in Hong Kong, the licensing and registration schemes for certain goods together with further information on related measures.