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Copyright Notice

The content available on this website, including but not limited to all text, graphics, drawings, diagrams, photographs and compilation of data or other materials, are protected by copyright. The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is the owner of all copyright works contained in this website. The information or part of it may be re-disseminated or reproduced, provided the source of the information is acknowledged and that the re-dissemination or reproduction is for a non-commercial purpose.




Although extreme care has been taken to ensure that the information provided on this website is accurate and up-to-date, the Civil Service Bureau (CSB) does not warrant that all information or any part thereof provided is accurate in all respects. The CSB shall not be held liable for any loss or damage suffered as a result of any use or reliance on any of the information provided in its website.

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System Requirements

Browsers and Operating Systems

The HTML 4.01 standard has been applied to the webpages on the CSB Homepage, and users can access them with any browser that complies with the standard. But exactly how a webpage is displayed differs between browsers, computers and operating systems.


Cookies and JavaScript

For the best viewing experience, we suggest that you enable JavaScript and allow cookies on your browser. If you disable JavaScript and cookies, you may not be able to use some of the special features in the CSB Homepage such as the text size buttons and personalised colours. Moreover, your preference for text size and colours will remain on your computer for 60 days.


Software for Opening Documents

The CSB Homepage links to documents and files in a number of formats.
You can download free software for opening these files from the following websites:


Hong Kong Supplementary Character Set (HKSCS)

The Hong Kong Supplementary Character Set (HKSCS) contains Chinese characters that are specific to the Hong Kong environment and are used by the public and the Government in electronic communications. By using the HKSCS, the public and the Government share a common set of characters to make electronic communications more effective and accurate.

To view and input Chinese characters in HKSCS, you may need to install additional software. Please visit the following website for detailed information.


Hong Kong Supplementary Character Set


Web Accessibility Conformance Statement

We are committed to ensuring that our website conforms to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA requirements to the maximum extent possible. However, as this website contains some archive materials and content that are not frequently used, not all Level AA accessibility features have been incorporated. Please email us at We will try our best to provide the information in a format accessible to you.

Last Revision Date : 06 December 2021

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