Application Procedures



Applicants should submit the completed application form together with copies of the required supporting documents by hand or by post to the Trade Test Registry. Application forms can be downloaded from the website or obtained from the Registry.

Online application is available for Electrician Trade Test. Please visit:


  • For application submitted by post, a photocopy of the applicant’s Hong Kong Identity Card is required for verification purpose and it will be destroyed afterwards.

  • For application of reassessment of practical test, applicants should attach a copy of his/her last Practical Test Result.

  • No photocopying service are provided at the Registry.

  • Please do not send cash by post.

Payment methods:

Electrician Trade Test
For applications submitted in person or by post, please make the payment to 7-Eleven Convenience Store within 2 weeks upon receipt of payment slip.
For online application, please download the payment slip by logging into the system and make the payment to 7-Eleven Convenience Store.

Other Trade Tests (Except Electrician)
Applicants should pay by cash, crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “Vocational Training Council”.

Test Fees:

Trade Test Fee (HK Residents) Test Fee (Non HK Residents)
Vehicle Body Repairers$500$6,700
Vehicle Electrician$500$6,400
Vehicle Mechanic$500$6,400
Vehicle Painter$500$7,000
Mechanical Fitter$500$2,400
Injection Moulding Machine Setter$1,100$3,750
Escalator Mechanic$1,470$4,900
Lift Mechanic$1,870$6,250
Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)*HK$320 (Written Test)
HK$3,950 (Practical Test)
* Applicants should apply the written test and pay for the fee of $320 first. Application of practical test should be made AFTER passing the written test.

Working Experience:

Applicants should possess no less than the following years of relevant working experience:
Industry Trade Required Experience(year)
AutomobileVehicle Body Repairers5
Vehicle Electrician5
Vehicle Mechanic5
Vehicle Painter5
Manufacturing TechnologyMechanical Fitter5
Injection Moulding Machine Setter5
Electrical and Mechanical ServicesElectrician5
Escalator Mechanic8
Lift Mechanic8
Beauty CareIntense Pulsed Light (IPL)2*
* Please refer to the Guidebook for more details.