For the convenience of applicants, we are now using an online application system, which does not require a visit to AFS office. However if you have any questions while going through the following procedure, please feel free to contact us by calling 2802 0383, or sending email ([email protected]), or visiting office.

Step 1: Prepare Documents

Before filling in the online application form, please prepare the following documents and save them on your computer for easy upload:

1. Copy of academic report for the past 3 years

2. Payment record for the application fee of HK$500 (Non-refundable):

2.1. If you use ATM, please deposit to the AFS HSBC account (#022-107064-001), then take a photo or scan the record.

2.2. If you use online banking, please use the AFS FPS number (1614-67-238) to deposit, then take a screenshot of the record.

2.3. If you use PayMe, please use your mobile phone to scan the following AFS QR code to pay, then take a screenshot of the record.

2.4. If you use cheque (Payable to AFS Intercultural Exchanges Limited), please take a photo of your cheque first, then mail it to AFS office (8/F, Shun Feng International Centre, 182 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai).

3. Personal statement (200-300 words) – Self-introduction and reasons to apply for the program

4. Recent personal photo (Within 1 year)

5. Supporting documents required for applying financial assistance (If applicable)

Step 2: Apply Online

Please click here to access the application form for 2022-23 Overseas Exchange Programs.

Step 3: Pass Selection

After receiving your application form, if we accept your application, you will be invited to join an AFS Selection Day. If you pass successfully, you will then enter the country selection procedure. We will place you to a suitable country based on your preference and profile.

Step 4: Finish Application

After receiving a country placement, you will make the first payment, join an AFS Online Application Briefing and then follow the instructions to finish your application, during which our volunteers will conduct a home visit to help your host country to understand your needs.

Step 5: Prepare to Depart

After receiving confirmation from the host country, you will make the balance payment, join an AFS VISA Application Briefing and then follow the instructions to apply for your visa. Before departure you will join our orientation activities to prepare for your fantastic year.