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Registration period for the Scheme

The registration period of the Scheme is from 4 July to 14 August 2021. All eligible persons may register during the period.

Disbursement dates of consumption vouchers

The first consumption vouchers will be disbursed to the first batch of eligible registrants on 1 August. The instalment arrangements for consumption vouchers to be received through different stored value facilities (“SVFs”) are as follows:

AlipayHK, Tap & Go and WeChat Pay HK

Electronic registrations completed between 4 July and 17 July 2021 Electronic registrations completed between 18 July and 14 August 2021 and all paper registrations
Disbursement dates
First consumption voucher ($2,000)
1 August 2021 (valid until 31 December 2021) 1 September 2021 (valid until 31 January 2022)
Second consumption voucher ($3,000)
1 October 2021 (valid until 31 December 2021) 1 November 2021 (valid until 31 January 2022)

Note: Individual registrants whose registration takes a longer time to process may not receive their first consumption voucher on 1 August or 1 September 2021. Depending on the progress of their cases, the first consumption voucher may only be disbursed on 1 October or 1 November 2021 and the disbursement time of the second consumption voucher will also be postponed accordingly.

Octopus

Electronic registrations completed between 4 July and 17 July 2021 Electronic registrations completed between 18 July and 14 August 2021 and all paper registrations
Disbursement dates
First consumption voucher ($2,000)
1 August 2021 1 September 2021
Second consumption voucher ($2,000)
1 October 2021 1 November 2021
Third consumption voucher ($1,000)
16 December 2021 (provided that cumulative total "eligible spending" has reached $4,000 in four months between 1 August 2021 and 30 November 2021) 16 January 2022 (provided that cumulative total "eligible spending" has reached $4,000 in four months between 1 September 2021 and 31 December 2021)
16 January 2022 (provided that cumulative total "eligible spending" has reached $4,000 in five months between 1 August 2021 and 31 December 2021) 16 February 2022 (provided that cumulative total "eligible spending" has reached $4,000 in five months between 1 September 2021 and 31 January 2022)
16 February 2022 (provided that cumulative total "eligible spending" has reached $4,000 in six months between 1 August 2021 and 31 January 2022) 16 March 2022 (provided that cumulative total "eligible spending" has reached $4,000 in six months between 1 September 2021 and 28 February 2022)
16 March 2022 (provided that cumulative total "eligible spending" has reached $4,000 in seven months between 1 August 2021 and 28 February 2022) 16 April 2022 (provided that cumulative total "eligible spending" has reached $4,000 in seven months between 1 September 2021 and 31 March 2022)

Note: Individual registrants whose registration takes a longer time to process may not receive their first consumption voucher on 1 August or 1 September 2021. Depending on the progress of their cases, the first consumption voucher may only be disbursed on 1 October or 1 November 2021 and the disbursement time of the second and third consumption voucher will also be postponed accordingly.

Collection deadline of consumption vouchers


AlipayHK, Tap & Go and WeChat Pay HK

  • Consumption voucher will be injected into the registered SVF account automatically on the disbursement date.

Octopus

  • Consumption voucher should be collected by tapping the registered Octopus card within three months from the disbursement date.

Examples

Please click here for some examples illustrating the arrangements for registrants to collect and use the consumption vouchers in different scenarios.