How to Get your Sexual Conviction Record Check (SCRC) in Hong Kong

*For new applicants: If your SCRC has expired you will need to proceed as a new applicant.

Step 1
Make an appointment via the automated phone booking system at 3660 -7499. Bookings must be made at least 1 day in advance of the appointment.

Step 2:
Collect the request letter from your employer. This letter should specify that:

a) You have applied for a position with them.
b) Your position entails working with children and/or mentally incapacitated persons.
c) The employer is familiar with the SCRC – Notes to Employers and understands their responsibilities within.

Step 3:
Go to the SCRC Office at your scheduled appointment time.

SCRC Office Address
14/F, Arsenal House, Police Headquarters (PHQs),
1 Arsenal Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.

Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:15pm
Saturday, Sunday, Public holidays: Closed

Cash/Cheque payment office closed between 1:00 and 2:00pm, and at 5:00pm

You must bring:

a) Hong Kong Identity Card
b) letter from your employer
c) payment of $105 (EPS or Octopus recommended)

*Payment by cash or cheque is possible but you will need to proceed to another floor (11th) to complete payment in this case. It is highly recommended to pay by EPS or Octopus for ease.

Step 4:
Upon arriving on the 14th floor, take a number, complete the brief 1-page applicant information form, and wait for your number to be called.

Step 5:
During your meeting with the officer they will

– review your documents,
– take your finger prints,
– take your payment,

– provide your SCRC code and the validity dates. Keep the original paper for your own records and makeĀ photocopies for employers.

*Note: If all paperwork is in order and the applicant does not have any convictions, the entire visit should be completed in less than 30 minutes.