Financial Assistance for Pre-primary Students
Financial Assistance for Pre-primary Students

2022/23 School Year - Forms & Download

The Student Finance Office (SFO) encourages applicants to register and use “iAM Smart+” to digitally sign the Declaration of “Electronic Household Application Form for Student Financial Assistance Schemes” (E-Form). Applicants will not need to print, sign and submit separately the signed Declaration. For more details on the registration of ”iAM Smart+”, please visit the “iAM Smart” website.

Applicable to Continuing Applicants
(i.e. applicants who have successfully applied for financial assistance for pre-primary students in the 2021/22 school year on or before 1 May 2022)

Starting from May 2022, the SFO will issue Access Code and/ or paper-based pre-printed “Household Application Form for Student Financial Assistance Schemes” (Paper-based Pre-printed Form) to continuing applicants in batches according to their option indicated in the 2021/22 application. Continuing applicants may –

  • Access the “Pre-filled E-Form” tab in the “SFO E-link – My Applications (Financial Assistance Schemes at Pre-primary, Primary and Secondary Levels)” website, and use “iAM Smart” or enter the Access Code and required information to open the E-Form which has been prefilled with their application details (Pre-filled E-Form). Continuing applicants may then complete the Pre-filled E-Form, upload relevant supporting documents and submit the application online; or
  • Complete and submit the Paper-based Pre-printed Form issued by the SFO, together with copies of relevant supporting documents, to Tsimshatsui PO Box 96824 by post.
    Paper-based Pre-printed Form
    Electronic Application Paper-based Application
    Guidance Notes [SFO107B(1)] Download PDF file
    Notes on How to Complete and Return Household Application Form (including Sample I: Income Certificate; Sample II/III: Profit & Loss Account; and Sample IV: Self-prepared Income Breakdown) [SFO107B(E)] Download PDF file [SFO107B(2)] Download PDF file

Applicable to Other Applicants
(including new applicants, and those who have NOT received financial assistance for pre-primary students in the 2021/22 school year on or before 1 May 2022)

Other applicants may –

  • Access the “E-Form” tab in the “SFO E-link – My Applications (Financial Assistance Schemes at Pre-primary, Primary and Secondary Levels)” website to complete and submit E-Form direct; or
  • Complete and submit the paper-based Household Application Form for Student Financial Assistance Schemes, together with copies of relevant supporting documents, to Tsimshatsui PO Box 96824 by post.
    other applicants
    Electronic Application Paper-based Application
    Household Application Form for Student Financial Assistance Schemes - [SFO7B] ^ Download PDF file
    Guidance Notes [SFO75B(1)] ^ Download PDF file
    Notes on How to Complete and Return Household Application Form (including Sample I: Income Certificate; Sample II/III: Profit & Loss Account; and Sample IV: Self-prepared Income Breakdown) [SFO75B(E)] Download PDF file [SFO75B(2)] ^ Download PDF file
    School Certificate
    (should be submitted to schools in paper format for processing)
    [SFO 288E] ^ Download PDF file
    Notes on How to Complete and Return “School Certificate” (SC) [SFO 293E] ^ Download PDF file

Other Relevant Forms and Documents (applicable on a case-by-case basis)

Other relevant forms and documents
Electronic Application Paper-based Application
“Social Needs” Assessment Form for Kindergarten and Child Care Centre Fee Remission (only applicable to whole-day fee remission application from children aged between 0 and 3 attending child care centre or kindergarten-cum-child care centre) - [SFO 235A] # Download PDF file
Cover Sheet for Supporting Documents - [SFO 108] Download PDF file
Cover Sheet for Addressed envelope for submission of application - [SFO 182] Download PDF file
Notification of Change of Correspondence / Residential Address Download PDF file
Form of Supplementary Information Download PDF file

Leaflet on Household Application for Student Financial Assistance Schemes

Leaflet on Household Application for Student Financial Assistance Schemes
English Leaflet Download PDF file
Leaflet and “Notes on How to Complete and Return Household Application Form” in languages of different races Read More
Mark and Legend
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^ Documents obtainable from the Home Affairs Enquiry Centres of District Offices, schools and the SFO (Mong Kok office and Cheung Sha Wan office).
# Documents obtainable from the SFO (Mong Kok office and Cheung Sha Wan office).
Documents obtainable from the Home Affairs Enquiry Centres of District Offices, schools, the SFO (Mong Kok office and Cheung Sha Wan office), District Social Welfare Offices of the Social Welfare Department, Regional Education Offices of the Education Bureau and Support Service Centres for Ethnic Minorities.
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