Dear Immigration Department,

Please handle my requests for access to following information under the Code on Access to Information -

1. Establishment, strength and no. of staff acting in higher rank of all ranks in the Immigration Officer (IO) grade
2. In the latest year of announced promotion exercises, no. of promotees in respective ranks and their period of acting

Thank you for your assistance.

Yours faithfully,

Kimmy

Immigration Department

Our ref. :  ImmD RM/6-5/10/2020/535(R)

 

Dear Kimmy,

 

I refer to your application for access to information received on 16
September 2020, we hereby provide you the following information:-

 

Item 1

The number of establishment and strength of Immigration Officer (IO) 
grade as at 1 September 2020 is 2,450 (including one supernumerary
Assistant Director post) and 2,250 respectively.  The Immigration
Department does not maintain statistics on the number of staff acting in
higher rank of all ranks in the Immigration Officer (IO) grade.

 

Item 2

The Immigration Department does not maintain statistics on promotees'
period of acting.

 

I hope you will find the above information of use.

 

Regards,

SUM Henry Ka-hing

for Director of Immigration

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Dear Immigration Department,

Regarding my earlier request under the Code, please note that -

- for item 1, the requested information is the establishment and strength of the IO grade in their respective ranks, instead of the grade as a whole;
- for item 2, I also requested the no. of promotees in respective ranks in the IO grade in the latest year of announced promotion exercises.

Thank you.

Yours faithfully,

Kimmy

Immigration Department

Our ref. : ImmD RM/6-5/10/2020/571(R)

Dear Miss KIMMY,

I refer to your application for access to information submitted on 28
September 2020. I hereby provide you the following reply:

 

Item 1:

Please find below table for the establishment and strength of IO grade as
at 1.9.2020 by rank:

 

Rank Establishment Strength  
Director  1 0  
Deputy Director 1 1  
Assistant Director 7* 3  
Senior Principal Immigration Officer 2 1  
Principal Immigration Officer 15 16
Assistant Principal Immigration Officer 26 15  
Chief Immigration Officer 114 96  
Senior Immigration Officer 537 414  
Immigration Officer 1747 1704
Total 2450 2250  
*Including a supernumerary Assistant Director post     

 

Item 2:

 

Please find the below table for the no. of promotees in respective ranks
in

the IO grade in the latest year of announced promotion exercises:

 

Promotion Rank Number of promotees announced in
FY 2019/20
Deputy Director of Immigration 1
Assistant Director of Immigration 2
Senior Principal Immigration Officer 1
Principal Immigration Officer 5
Assistant Principal Immigration Officer 9
Chief Immigration Officer 34
Senior Immigration Officer 60

 

I hope the above information will be useful for you.

 

 

Regards,

SUM, Henry Ka Hing

For Director of Immigration

To learn more about the application requirements and procedures of the
most frequently used services provided by the Hong Kong Immigration
Department, you are welcome to visit the Easy Access Playlist at Hong Kong
Immigration Department [1]YouTube Channel. The concerned video clips have
Cantonese voice-over supplemented by Chinese or English subtitles.

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