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Online Submission for Healthcare Recipient (Patient) Registration
Participant Information Notice
Personal Information Collection Statement
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Electronic Health Record Sharing System
The Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Who can register through online
All persons holding
valid identity documents
except applications to be submitted by the following types of Substitute Decision Maker (SDM) can register through online.
Note: The following types of SDM should register in person with the patient or in writing
Guardian appointed under Guardianship of Minors Ordinance (Cap 13) or Mental Health Ordinance (Cap 136);
The Director of Social Welfare or any other person as guardian under Mental Health Ordinance (Cap 136);
Person appointed by court to manage the person's affairs;
The prescribed healthcare provider who provides or is about to provide healthcare to the person.
Notes for Online Submission
For person aged below 16 or a person aged 16 or above but incapable of giving consent, the application should be submitted by a Substitute Decision Maker (SDM)
For person aged 16 or above and is capable of giving consent but cannot submit application in person, he/she may authorise a representative to submit application on his / her behalf
When making online application, applicants can give sharing consent to up to three participating healthcare providers (except HA and DH)
at the same time.
Note: After joining eHRSS, you are taken to have given sharing consent to HA and DH.
Upon successful submission, authenticate identity to activate eHealth record
Activation is an important privacy protection measure which authenticates applicant's identity to start sharing patient's electronic health record in the eHRSS. Electronic health record within the eHRSS sharable scope would be shared to the system around 30 minutes to 1 hour after record activation. Please provide the
identity document(s) [as the one(s) used when making this application]
for identity authentication to proceed with record activation when the patient next visits a registered private healthcare provider providing healthcare to the patient, or at any eHR Registration Centres in Hospital Authority (HA) or Department of Health (DH), or eHR Registration Office.
If you are aged 16 or above,
Your identity document
If you are the SDM,
you may activate the eHealth record on behalf of the patient, please bring:
Your identity document
Copy of patient's identity document
If you authorise a person to activate your eHealth record on your behalf,
the authorised person should bring:
Copy of your identity document
Authorised Person's identity document
For details of eHealth record activation, please click
Managing sharing consent to healthcare providers upon successful record activation
When the eHealth record is activated, patient's registration in eHRSS will be effective and you will receive a notification of your successful registration with an
via the selected communication means. Patient and his/her SDM(if applicable) can use the access key or identity document to manage sharing consents given to healthcare providers (except HA and DH)
For further information about managing sharing consent to healthcare providers, please click
for the list of registered healthcare providers and eHR Registration Centres
This application may take 5-10 minutes.
Input personal particulars
Confirm and Submit
Online Submission Accepted
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