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MTR Student Travel Scheme 2023/2024

MTR Student Travel Scheme 2023/2024


MTR Student Travel Scheme 2023/2024

Full-time students who have not yet reached 26 years of age may apply for the MTR Student Travel Scheme. 

Online Application

Online application platform is open from 15 August 2023

For students who are holders of the previously approved Personalised Octopus with “Student Status”, the concession expired no earlier than 31 October 2023.

2. Eligibility

- Registered full-time students who have not reached 26 years old (an applicant's age is determined by the date the application is submitted*).

- Currently enrolled in a full-time day course ("Full-time day course" refers to a day-time course, which normally requires the participant to attend an acceptable local institution for not less than 20 hours of academic instruction each week for 30 weeks or more in an academic year).

3. Additional Student Identity Verification Method

For New Applications, students could upload student identity card once available.

For students who will reach the age of 26 before the issuance of student card, the enrolment certificate of Academic Year 2023/2024 issued by the University will also be accepted as a special arrangement.

4. More Online Payment Methods

Various online payment methods for the application fee, including Octopus, Alipay HK, WeChat Pay and Credit Card, are introduced for New Applications. 

5. Tutorial Video

For details, please view the tutorial video provided by MTR.

6. Enquiries


MTR hotline: 2881 8888 (Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., except Sundays and Public Holidays)

MTR website

*Including application documents required

Centre of Development and Resources for Students
Updated 10 August 2023