Application Process

Thank you for selecting YCIS Hong Kong to partner with you in preparing your child for a competitive and multicultural world! Applications can be accepted all throughout the year.

Submit the Online Application at which point you will immediately receive an automatically generated confirmation email. For the required Application Checklist items, including the payment (cheque or transfer confirmation) of the application fee for Primary / Secondary, please email copies to or post to Admissions Office, Yew Chung International School, 3 To Fuk Road, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

Application Checklist

  • ID Documents:

    • Copy of parent's Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card, or passport and visa page
    • Copy of applicant’s Hong KongBirth Certificate or Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card or passport with a valid visa to allow him/her to study in Hong Kong
  • One Passport-Sized Photo of the applicant with his/her name printed on the back of the photo
  • School Reports:
    *Note: Must be either in English or Chinese, translated (if needed) by an authorised agency

    • Early Childhood Education Section:
      Copy of most recent school reports/records (Fours programme only)

    • Primary and Secondary Sections:
      Copy of two full academic years plus one semester, if appropriate.
      Self-addressed, stamped DL envelope (Secondary only)

  • Application Fee (Primary and Secondary only): cheque or transfer payment confirmation

    *Note: Crossed cheques for Primary to be made payable to Yew Chung International School and for Secondary, to Yew Chung International School –Secondary

    The school is unable to receive cash payments. For bank transfer please contact admissions for the details.

Admissions will contact you to arrange placement testing and/or meetings/interviews.

Assessment Details – by School Section:

Early Childhood Education Section (6 months to 4 years old)

Applicants resident in Hong Kong should join a prerequisite Information Session. For overseas families, private tours and information sharing can be arranged via the Admissions Office during a visit to Hong Kong. A family interview may be arranged, and consideration of acceptance is made after a successful interview.

Primary Section (5 to 10 years old)

Years 1–2
Students applying for Years 1 and 2 are subject to admissions interviews. At least one parent should attend the interview with the student. Acceptance consideration is made after a successful interview process.

Years 3–6
Students applying for Years 3 to 6 are subject to a placement test and an interview, taking approximately 2-2.5 hours on a weekday. At least one parent should attend the interview with the student. Acceptance consideration is made after a successful interview process.

Secondary Section (11 to 18 years old)

Assessments will take approximately three hours, covering two subjects: English and Chinese. If the applicant is successful in the testing, an interview will be conducted later with the student. Acceptance consideration is made after a successful interview process.

The test dates will be:

  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017
  • Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Important factors are considered with an application: academics and all-round character. Academically, the following is taken into account: previous grades, transcripts, standardised test scores, placement tests, and language proficiency. In terms of character, the school will review each student’s attitude, motivation and discipline, as well as co-curricular involvement.

The academic leadership will review the application, and the decision is presented to the parents.

To confirm the place, payment of the appropriate reservation fee must be made as specified on the Offer of Placement. For Secondary students, payment for the debenture fee will also be required.

Before starting at YCIS, the School will be in contact with details for arrangement of school services.


Tel: +852 2338 7106




Early Childhood Education


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