Please note that the bookings of visit programmes in the new school year, originally scheduled to be started from 12:00 noon, 4 July 2019 (Thursday), will be postponed until further notice. The new booking date will be announced later on the LegCo Website.

To enhance the public’s understanding of the work of the Legislature and to provide an opportunity for them to visit the facilities in the Legislative Council ("LegCo") Complex, charitable organizations are welcome to organize their members to join the guided tours of the LegCo Complex.

Eligible applicant

  • Organizations which are exempt from tax under Section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance are eligible to book a tour for charitable organizations.
  • Other non-profit-making organizations which are not tax-exempt can also apply for a guided tour of the LegCo Complex. Please refer to Guided Tour for Groups.

Number of participants

  • The group must have at least 15 persons but no more than 45 persons, including accompanying staff or caretakers.
  • For group comprises of elderly, the staff in charge of the group should ensure that every 10 elderly participants are being taken care of by at least one staff member of their own throughout the tour.

Language

A choice of Cantonese, English or Putonghua is available.

Visit programmes for summer recess in 2019

  • For student and youngster groups organized to visit the LegCo Complex from 14 July to 31 August 2019, the LegCo Secretariat may arrange an educational activity for them in addition to the regular guided tour of the LegCo Complex to enhance their understanding of the work of LegCo.
  • The visit programme with educational activity for student and youngster visiting groups comprises a 45-minute guided tour of the LegCo Complex and a 45-minute role-play on the work of LegCo. To allow flexibility and sufficient time to explore other facilities in the Complex, visiting groups are advised to spend two full hours in the Complex.

Schedule of tours


(for 1 September 2019 to 17 July 2020)
Visit programmes for charitable organizations are offered on the following schedule (not applicable to public holidays):
  Mon Tue Wed Thur Fri Sat Sun
9:30 am        
10:30 am          
11:00 am            
2:30 pm      
Remarks:
60-minute guided tour only.

Extra tours may be added from time to time according to demand. Please login to the Online Booking System for the latest tour sessions available.

(for 14 July to 31 August 2019)
Visit programmes for charitable organizations are offered on the following schedule:
  Mon Tue Wed Thur Fri Sat Sun
9:30 am *       *  
10:00 am            
10:30 am * *        
11:30 am          
2:00 pm        
2:30 pm *        
3:00 pm       *      
3:30 pm   *   *    
4:00 pm   *          
Remarks:
* Eligible student and youngster visiting groups may participate in a guided tour only (60 minutes), or a guided tour (45 minutes) followed by a role-play (45 minutes) on the work of LegCo. Please select the appropriate visit programme on the online booking form.
60-minute guided tour.

Extra tours may be added from time to time according to demand. Please login to the Online Booking System for the latest tour sessions available.

(for 1 September 2018 to 13 July 2019)
Visit programmes for charitable organizations are offered on the following schedule (not applicable to public holidays):
  Mon Tue Wed Thur Fri Sat Sun
9:30 am        
10:30 am          
11:00 am            
2:30 pm      
Remarks:
60-minute guided tour only.

Extra tours may be added from time to time according to demand. Please login to the Online Booking System for the latest tour sessions available.

Booking arrangement

  • Each eligible charitable organization can book two tours per year. If more than two tours are required, charitable organization may book the guided tours for groups.
  • A charitable organization can book a tour to be conducted from the next 7 to 90 days.
    -    Visit programmes for summer 2019 are now available for booking.
    -    Visit programmes from September to July next year will be announced in mid-June and made available for booking from early July every year. Bookings for visit programmes from September 2019 onwards will be accepted from 12 noon, 4 July 2019.

Booking procedures

Register an online booking account
  1. Charitable organizations are required to register for an online booking account on the Online Booking System in order to book sessions of the visit programme arranged for charitable organizations.
  2. To register for an online booking account, the applicant is required to fill out an online registration form and submit upporting documents, such as tax exemption letter issued by the Inland Revenue Department, to the Visitor Services Team of the LegCo Secretariat for verification.
  3. Once the procedures are completed, the applicant will receive a confirmation email with account login ID and password. The applicant is then ready to book a visit session online.
Book a visit session
  1. Log on to the Online Booking System.
  2. View the availability of the desired visit session.
  3. Select a visit session.
  4. Fill out and submit the online booking form.
  5. Logout from the Online Booking System.
  6. The booking request will be processed by the Visitor Services Team of the LegCo Secretariat. A confirmation email will be sent to the applicant within 7 working days upon receipt of the request. Visit sessions are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.
  7. On the day of visit, please arrive at the LegCo Complex 20 minutes before the scheduled start time of the visit programme to go through security screening. All participants are requested to pass through a metal detector archway and to have their belongings screened by X-ray machines. The group co-ordinator is requested to produce his/her proof of identity for inspection and registration.

Cancellation of a booked session

  1. Please log on to the Online Booking System to make the cancellation. If the visit programme is to be conducted in the coming 7 working days, please notify the Visitor Services Team at 3919 3441 or by email to visit@legco.gov.hk.
  2. The Secretariat reserves the right to cancel or make any adjustments to any scheduled visit programme if necessary. The applicant will be informed of the cancellation or adjustments in advance.

Important notes

Please go to Rules for Participation in Guided Educational Tours for rules required to observe during the visit programme.

Enquiry

For enquiry about the registration of online booking account and the booking procedures, please contact the Visitor Services Team at 3919 3441.