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Trade and Industry Department The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Brand Hong Kong - Asia world city

Factory Registration

Manufacturers must first register under Factory Registration (FR) to demonstrate that they possess sufficient capacity to produce the products concerned before they can apply for Certificates of Origin to cover their relevant exports, or to participate in Outward Processing Arrangement (OPA) and Local Subcontracting Arrangement (LSA).

The FR system is maintained by the Department for the purpose of origin certification. Manufacturers have the responsibility to ensure compliance with other statutory requirements as well as regulatory requirements administered by other government departments in relation to its operation and products. Such requirements may relate to manufacturing of food and pharmaceutical products, fire safety or environmental permits / licences, etc.

Conditions of Participation

Procedures and Documentation Requirements


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