Organization : Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Facility : Replacement of Authorized Representatives
Location : Hong Kong
Country : China
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Replacement of Authorized Representatives : http://www.reo.gov.hk/en/voter/application.htm#change
Hong Kong Replacement of Authorized Representatives
A corporate elector/voter may replace its authorized representative (AR) from time to time. The new AR must be a registered geographical constituency elector and has a substantial connection with the body, e.g. being a member, partner, officer or employee of the body.
Related / Similar Facility : Hong Kong Voter’s Particulars Change
No individual shall be appointed as an AR:
in respect of the FC :
i) by more than one corporate elector; or
ii) if he has been registered as an individual elector in the same FC in which the corporate body has been registered or has applied to be registered.
in respect of the EC subsector :
i) by more than one corporate voter; or
ii) if he has been registered as an individual voter in the same subsector in which the corporate body has been registered or has applied to be registered.
How to replace an AR? :
** Obtaining application form
** Complete the form below and send it to reach us not later than 14 days before the polling date for the FC or subsector concerned.
** Download PDF (open in new window)
** REO-42R (Notice of Replacement/Substitution of AR)
** Get a form from us at the Registration and Electoral Office (Address 10th floor, Harbour Centre, 25 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong or 13/F, Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon).
** Submission of application form
After completing and signing the notice (with authenticating stamp of the body), you may submit the form to the Registration and Electoral Office by the following means –
by post (Address: 10th Floor, Harbour Centre, 25 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong or 13/F, Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon) ; or
by fax (fax number: 2891 1180) ; or
– by scanning the form and email it (email address email@example.com)
Electronic submission of application :
** Applicant may also register using the electronic form(open in new window) and upload the completed notice to the Registration and Electoral Office ; or
** If applicant is holding a valid personal digital certificate, he/she may complete the electronic form here(open in new window) for online registration.
Note: Under the law, you are required to provide true and accurate information when completing the voter registration form.
Corporate electors/voters may lodge appeals to the Electoral Registration Officer for not registering persons appointed by them as their replacement/substitute authorized representatives. Such an appeal has to be lodged with the Electoral Registration Officer in person by the appellant by completing the specified form
What is a digital certificate? :
A digital certificate is an electronic file issued and digitally signed by a certification authority that vouches for the identity of the certificate holder. It provides a means of authentication for conducting online transactions.
Which types of digital certificates do GovHK online services support? :
The following digital certificates are generally supported by GovHK online services :
Personal Digital Certificates :
** Hongkong Post e-Cert (Personal) for Smart ID Card
** Hongkong Post e-Cert (Personal)
** Digi-Sign Personal ID-Cert Class 1
Organisational Digital Certificates :
** Hongkong Post e-Cert (Organisational)
** Digi-Sign Organisational ID-Cert Class 2
** Digi-Sign Organisational ID-Cert Class 5
Each GovHK online service has its own requirements for digital certificate support. Please refer to the FAQs of individual services for details.
What is the Hongkong Post e-Cert (Personal) for the Smart ID Card? Where can I get more information about it? :
The Hongkong Post e-Cert (Personal) for the Smart ID Card is a personal digital certificate issued by the Hongkong Post Certification Authority.
This e-Cert is embedded in your Hong Kong smart identity card and contains the following information :
** your name as it appears on the Hong Kong Identity Card;
** your Hong Kong Identity Card number (in encrypted form);
** your email address (optional); and
** your unique Subscriber Reference Number (SRN) assigned by Hongkong Post.
This is the only digital certificate that can be loaded onto the Hong Kong Identity Card. More information, such as application details, renewal information, user guides and other technical specifications, is available on the Hongkong Post website