The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) will allocate 44,950 extendable niches, i.e. 22,900 niches in Tsang Tsui Columbarium (including 220 non-smoke-free large niches and 7,080 smoke-free and 15,600 non-smoke-free standard niches) and 22,050 niches in Block A, Wo Hop Shek Columbarium Phase VI (including 160 smoke-free and 170 non-smoke-free large niches and 11,490 smoke-free and 10,230 non-smoke-free standard niches]. Application period was from 11 May to 10 June 2020 and a total of 24,584 eligible applications have been received.
FEHD will determine the priority of all eligible applications and the designated niche for individual successful applicants by open drawing of lots and computer random balloting. The process will be webcast and can be re-visited online. 130 seats will also be reserved for public participation. Interested participants should call 2330 5635 for reservation of seats (one person per application) on or before 14.10.2020, first-come-first-served. Details are as follows:
|Date & Time:||21 October 2020 (Wednesday) 10:00 a.m.|
|Venue:||Assembly Hall on 2/F, Lai Chi Kok Government Offices
19 Lai Wan Road, Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon
|Officiating Guest:||Dr CHEN Xueping. Member of the Advisory Council on Food and Environmental Hygiene.|
The ballot result will be posted up at Hong Kong and Kowloon Cemeteries and Crematoria Offices and Public Niche Allocation Office and uploaded on FEHD website (www.fehd.gov.hk). Applicant may also enquire about the result through Interactive Voice Response System at hotline 2841 9111. After the drawing of lots and computer balloting, individual successful applicants will be notified of the designated niche allocated by SMS and email. Successful applicants will also be informed in writing of the appointed date and time for completing the allocation formalities according to their priorities thereafter.
Information on Cemeteries and Crematoria Offices of FEHD
Hong Kong Cemeteries and Crematoria Office
Address: 1J Wong Nai Chung Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong
Tel. No.: 2570 4318
Fax No.: 2591 1879
Kowloon Cemeteries and Crematoria Office
Address: Upper Ground Floor, 6 Cheong Hang Road, Hung Hom, Kowloon
Tel. No.: 2365 5321
Fax No.: 2176 4963
Public Niche Allocation Office
Address: Units 3501-3511 & 3520-3525, 35/F, Tower 1, Metroplaza, 223 Hing Fong Road, Kwai Fong, N.T.
Tel. No.: 2330 5635
Fax No.: 2333 1716
Mondays to Fridays: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon (except Public Niche Allocation Office)
Sundays and Public Holidays : Closed
Enquiry hotline: 2841 9111
Enquiry email: firstname.lastname@example.org