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Relief Measures to Support Minor Works Contractors

Relief Measures to Support Minor Works Contractors

12 October 2021

To sustain the support for businesses and relieve individuals' financial burden in view of the impact of coronavirus disease 2019, the Government announced on 25 August 2021 to extend the majority of existing waivers/concessions of government fees and charges implemented in 2019.

The registration-related fees for minor works contractors under the Building (Minor Works) (Fees) Regulation will be waived or reduced during the concession period from 21 October 2019 to 20 October 2021 (both days inclusive) and will extend for one year from 21 October 2021 to 20 October 2022 (both days inclusive).

Details refer to the Payment of Fees for Registration of Registered Minor Works Contractors.

Refund of Registration Fees

For other current RMWC whose registers are valid throughout the concession period and have not renewed/restored their registrations during the respective concession period, a 1-year registration fee ranged from $35 - $435, depending on the type of registration, will be refunded in each concession period. The Buildings Department will refund to these eligible RMWC by cheque payable to the names recorded in the registers and posting to the addresses according to our records, in batches over the 12 months concession period.

RMWC who is an individual or partnership company is required to provide the payee name on the cheque by completing the form "Relief Measures to support minor works contractors - Individual/partnership company" (Chinese version only). The form can be submitted by email to enquiry@bd.gov.hk or by post or in person to "General Enquiry and Receipt Counter, G/F, Buildings Department Headquarters, North Tower, West Kowloon Government Offices, 11 Hoi Ting Road, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon".

For the details of refundable amount, please refer to the Refund of Registration Fees.

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