Director of Immigration

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The Director of Immigration (Chinese: 入境事務處處長) is the head of the Immigration Department of the Hong Kong Government, which is responsible for immigration issues and controlling entry ports into Hong Kong.

List of Directors of Immigration[edit]

British Administration[edit]

  • J. Moore (Chinese: 穆雅) (1961-1965)
  • W.E. Collard (Chinese: 戈立) (1965-1974)
  • J.M. Rowlands (Chinese: 羅能士) (1974-1978)
  • R.G.B. Bridge (Chinese: 布立之) (1978-1983) - previously Secretary for the Civil Service
  • A.J. Carter (Chinese: 賈達德) (1983-1989) - last British appointment
  • Laurence Leung Ming-yin (Chinese: 梁銘彥) (1989-1996) - first localized holder of the position
  • Regina Ip (Chinese: 葉劉淑儀) (1996-1997)

Post Handover[edit]

Name Took office Left office
Regina Ip (Chinese: 葉劉淑儀) 1997 1998
Ambrose Lee (Chinese: 李少光) 1998 2002
Lai Tung-kwok (Chinese: 黎楝國) 2002 2008
Simon Peh (Chinese: 白韞六) 2008 2011
Eric Chan (Chinese: 陳國基) 2011 Incumbent

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