Membership Renewal

Membership Renewal Guidelines


A. Documents Required

    • Your business card or a copy of your staff card. For students, please provide a photocopy of your student card;
    • For freelancers, please provide copies of your published articles in the latest 12 months (printed version, photocopy version or link);
    • A passport photo (soft or hard-copy);
    • Bank slip/transaction proof of the membership fee (with clear transaction date shown);
    • To ensure that membership meets the requirements of the Trade Unions Ordinance and the Constitution of the HKJA, applicants may be required to provide proof of income, if necessary.


B. Membership Year and Membership Fee

  • Membership last for one year;
  • For Full / Associate / PR member renewing membership, the yearly subscription is HK$200;
  • Student membership is HK$50.


C. Procedures for Membership Renewal

  • Applicants may scroll below to fill out the online membership renewal form, or may click here to download the form in PDF format, and return the completed form and relevant documents to the HKJA via post or email. HKJA address: Flat A, 15/F., Henfa Comm. Building 348-350 Lockhart Road Wanchai, Hong Kong. HKJA email: [email protected].


D. Application for the HKJA Press Card and IFJ Press Card

  • Only Full Members can apply for the HKJA Press Card and IFJ Press Card. The Executive Committee will consider and examine each application according to the job duties and journalistic work requirements of the applicant. Applicants may be required to provide additional information and documents to prove their working needs for a press card.
  • For HKJA Press Card, the application fee is HK$50 and a JPEG format digital photograph is required. Please contact us for the application form.
  • For IFJ Press Card, the application fee is HK$600. Please submit a JPEG format digital photograph and your HKID Card photocopy together with the application form. Please contact us for the form.


E. Terms and Conditions

  1. Members shall abide by the rules set out in the HKJA constitution;
  2. Applicants shall provide the documents required (refer to item A of this Guideline) when submitting the membership renewal form. Otherwise, the HKJA may not consider the application;
  3. The HKJA reserves the right to reject any application for membership renewal, HKJA Press Card, and/ or IFJ Press Card for any or no reason.



Membership Renewal Form

(Please complete in English BLOCK letters)

    Personal Contact Info. 個人聯絡資料

    Company Contact Info. 任職機構聯絡資料

    Membership Status 會籍類別

    Full Member 正式會員

    more than 50% income derived from journalistic work

    Associate Member 附屬會員

    less than 50% income derived from journalistic work

    PR Member 公關會員

    full-time work in PR sector

    Trainee (Student) Member 學生會員

    student of journalism or communication

    If applying for Trainee (Student) Member, please provide below information
    如申請成為學生會員, 請提供以下資料

    Transfer 銀行轉賬

    Pay directly to our HSBC Account No. 002-4-228298, with your name on the transfer slip and upload to the above column.

    Cheque 支票

    Payable to “HONG KONG JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATION”, and post to HKJA Office.

    Cash 現金

    Payment in person at HKJA office.

    Members should abide by the rules set out in the HKJA constitution.

    Documents Required 申請文件*
    Please upload you documents PDF/JPG/TXT format
    File names must not include special characters, and may include max 20 digits or alphabets
    File size limit 5Mb
    檔案上限 5MB

    Business card and a passport photo

    For freelance journalists, please provide your latest published articles or link
    自由撰稿人: 最近已刊出的作品或報道的超連結

    For students, please provide a photocopy of your student card.
    學生: 請提供學生證副本

    I declare that the particulars I provided in this form are true and correct. I have read and understood the contents of the above Personal Information Collection Statement. 本人聲明在上述表格提供的資料正確屬實。本人亦已閲讀及了解上述之個人資料收集聲明。
    I am ordinarily resident in Hong Kong. 我通常居住在香港。
    I will notify the HKJA as soon as possible if there is any change in my ordinary residence and/ or employment situation. 如本人的通常居住地及/或就業情況有任何變動,必定盡早主動通知記協。