【Consumption Vouchers 2023/Consumption Voucher Enquiry/Eligible Consumption/PayMe/BoC Pay/Octopus/Alipay HK Alipay/WeChat Pay/Tap & Go】The Government announced that the second tranche of RMB2000,7 consumption vouchers will be distributed on 16 July, using the existing six payment instrument platforms to be issued to eligible persons' accounts. The Principal Assistant Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury Chong Mingmin said today (30 December) that the second tranche of consumption vouchers will not be issued in July if the public is eligible to receive the second tranche of consumption vouchers, even if they have received the first tranche of $4,3000 consumption vouchers in April this year, if they are no longer eligible, the second tranche of coupons will not be issued in July.
He also said that since the launch of the Consumption Voucher Scheme in 7, 2021 million new payment instrument accounts have been added in Hong Kong, with an average of two accounts per member of the public, and 1,200 new merchants have installed payment instruments to accept electronic payment.
▼May 5 The government announced the second round of consumption voucher arrangements▼
"Transfer" application must be made in June No formalities are required to use the payment instrument
Zhuang Guomin said on the commercial TV program that the consumption coupons issued on July 7 are the second phase of this year, and the last first phase has been distributed on April 16 with 4,16 yuan, this time the public can switch payment instruments to receive consumption coupons, if they do not plan to "transfer", there are no procedures to do, as long as they continue to use the current payment instruments, they will receive the second phase of consumption coupons directly in their accounts on July 3.
For those who wish to "transfer", newly qualified or newly registered, they can go through the procedures on the e-registration platform on the Consumption Voucher Scheme website from 6 to 5 June, and if necessary, they can go to the nine temporary service centres to find staff to assist in the procedures, the procedures are quite simple, as long as they provide simple information, register and undergo eligibility checks, they can receive the consumption vouchers on 27 July.
The consumption vouchers issued in April are eligible based on the previous year
Zhuang Guomin said that the first phase of the 4,3000 yuan consumption voucher issued in April was issued using the registration record of the 2022 consumption voucher scheme, and the government did not re-conduct a qualification review at that time, as long as citizens who received consumption vouchers in the second phase last year, they will automatically receive the first phase of consumption vouchers on April 4 this year. Then, on July 16, the second phase of consumption vouchers was issued, "We did a new eligibility check, and we received the second tranche of consumption vouchers only if we were eligible, that is, if we received the first tranche (consumption coupons), because we sent them according to last year's record, but when we do the eligibility check again this year, (if) we find that they are not eligible, they will receive the second tranche of consumption coupons."
Principal Assistant Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury (Treasury) Chuang Guomin said the distribution guidelines were roughly the same as last year. (Photo by Lu Yiming)
There are three eligibility criteria to be eligible to receive consumption vouchers, including: first, be at least 2023 years old on or before May 5,
the second is residency qualifications, including permanent residents, new arrivals, and persons who have come to Hong Kong for residence or further study through different immigration schemes;
The third is that they have not left Hong Kong permanently, or intend to leave Hong Kong permanently.
Zhuang Guomin said, "If you look at these qualification criteria, if you meet the qualifications, you will be issued consumption coupons." He also said that if the Government has the information of existing registrants, it will use their existing information for eligibility purposes, and if they are newly registered for the first time, they will need to provide relevant information to the authorities.
▼April 4 The store "grabbed customers" on the first day of the new consumption coupon distribution▼
The government is issuing consumption vouchers for the third time this year, and he believes that there are "several good" results in promoting electronic payment, and we see that there are discussions about what payment instrument to use to receive consumption vouchers, which payment tool is convenient and which payment platform is easy to use. He praised the active improvement of various payment platforms to make the use more convenient and convenient for the public, and provided many non-use consumption voucher concessions to the public.
1200 million new payment instrument accounts, two per capita
He also pointed out that since the launch of the Consumption Voucher Scheme in 2021, 1 million new payment instrument accounts have been added in Hong Kong, with an average of two accounts per member of the public, and 200,20 new merchants have installed payment instruments to accept electronic payment. As for the more than <> holders of payment instrument licences in the market, he pointed out that every time the Government launched the Consumption Voucher Scheme, it looked for whether the payment instrument institution was suitable for issuing consumption vouchers, taking into account its experience, whether its payment instruments were used by multiple people, how many merchants charged its tools, and its technical capabilities.
Asked whether the public tender is open, Zhuang said that the government has communicated with the HKMA, and when it sees some payment instruments in the market, all of them will invite to ask whether they are interested in participating, and if they are interested in responding, the government will check which institutions are suitable, and the most important thing is that the process of issuing consumption vouchers should be safe, convenient for the public, and do not want problems to arise, and use the above-mentioned quasi-side to select institutions.
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