Advertising in the Government of the HKSAR Gazette

Procedures of Public Notice Publication in the Government of The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Gazette

Application for publication can be made on application form GLD 18* obtainable from the Printing Division, Government Logistics Department or downloadable from the website (http://www.gld.gov.hk). Company letter with letterhead is also acceptable if all the information required in form GLD 18* is given. For a notice placed under the Trade Marks Ordinance, the original copy of form IP 185 issued by the Intellectual Property Department must be attached.

Copy for publication must be edited and in its final form on submission.

The application submitted must be clearly marked ‘GAZETTE DRAFT’ on the outside of the envelope addressed to the Printing Division, Government Logistics Department at Cornwall House, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong or submitted to the Collection Office at Accounts Section, Government Logistics Department, 10/F, North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong before the closing date and time stipulated in the ‘NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS’ in Supplement No. 6 to the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Gazette. If copy was typeset by computer, please attach with the electronic file or send by email to pd-gazette@gld.gov.hk.

The Director of Government Logistics will typeset the notice according to the house style of the Department and prepare a proof for checking by the applicant. The proof faxed to the applicant will be for proofreading. The applicant should check the proof carefully, sign the proof slip (GLD(PD) 66A) for approval, and return them with the necessary fee by cheque or cash before the specified deadline.

Applicants who do not receive notification from this Department by noon four days before the expected publishing date can contact the Department at 2564 9570.

Any proof not returned before the deadline specified on the proof slip will be treated as withdrawal but the applicant will still have to pay for the full cost involved.

Payment made to this Department does not include any fee charged by other government departments such as the Intellectual Property Department or the Companies Registry.

Public notice charges are listed on the inside front cover of the Supplement No. 6 to the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Gazette.


*You are required to install Adobe Acrobat Reader to read the application form. The software can be downloaded from http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html


Notice to Advertisers

Copy of public notices must reach the office of the Printing Division, Government Logistics Department not later than 4.00 p.m. on Monday for insertion in the same week¡¦s Gazette. If Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday is a general holiday, such copy must reach to this Department not later than 4.00 p.m. on Friday of the preceding week.

For general holidays over two consecutive days, the closing date will be published in Supplement No. 6 to the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Gazette three weeks prior to the holidays.

Any notice withdrawn after typesetting must be paid for at the full amount chargeable irrespective of the reason for withdrawal. If more than one copy of a notice is sent to this Department for typesetting, each one will be treated as a separate application and the full amount chargeable must be paid whether or not such a notice is to be published. Only one proof will be supplied for proofreading.

The Director of Government Logistics shall not be bound by any notice of cancellation of publication unless a written notice of withdrawal is received by this Department before 12.00 noon on the day immediately following the closing date of application.

Photographs and line drawings on plain paper for designs and trade marks supplied by applicants for printing of notices must be furnished upon the time of submission. The Director of Government Logistics reserves the right to reject notices which do not conform to these requirements. Photographs and line drawings should be collected by the applicants within one month from the date of publication, otherwise they will be disposed.

The Director of Government Logistics reserves the right to reject notices which are considered not suitable for publication.

Enquiry telephone: 2564 9570, 2564 9532; e-mail: pd-enquiry@gld.gov.hk or info@gld.gov.hk.


Publisher’s Notice

The fact that any notice from a member of the public is published does not imply approbation by or on behalf of the Government of the contents of such notice.

Public Notices Charges

Rates for each insertion
Per cm of depth of notice
   Single column Width 6 cm $182
   Double column Width 12.5 cm $364

Measurement of the depth of the notice will include standard head and foot margins. Fractions of 1 cm will be charged as 1 cm.

Payment must be made in advance to the Collection Office at Accounts Section, Government Logistics Department at 10/F, North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong. Shroffing hours for Monday to Friday: 8.30 am to 1 pm, 2 pm to 5 pm. Cheques, drafts and cashier orders should be made payable to "The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region" or "The Government of the HKSAR" and crossed. They must not be made payable to any individual officer. Payment is valid only after the cheque is cleared.

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07/07/2009