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SFO E-link - My Applications
(Financial Assistance Schemes at Post-secondary and Tertiary Levels)
Welcome to SFO e-Service Center
Important Announcement
"SFO E-link - My Applications" is scheduled for maintenance on 20/9/2021 from 10:00 to 14:00 (HK Time).  Service will be temporarily suspended during the said period.
Tertiary Student Finance Scheme - Publicly-funded Programmes (TSFS)Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Full-time Tertiary Students (NLSFT)Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP)Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Post-secondary Students (NLSPS) and Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS) for the 2021/22 academic year are now open for online application. 
To verify whether the financial assistance funded by public monies has been granted to students with genuine financial needs, the Student Finance Office (SFO) under the Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency will select some successful cases of the TSFS and the FASP each year for authentication to check if there has been any omission or misrepresentation of information reported by the applicants and their parents/spouses in the applications.  In addition to the existing means such as conducting home visits, the SFO will conduct bank searches to make the authentication more effective.  For details, please click here.
Guidelines for Registration and Login
  1. Please refer to Registration Guidelines for first-time registration of SFO E-link - My Applications services.
  2. For user who has already completed the registration, please select the services from the menu on the left. To change the language preference, please select at the upper-right corner of this page.
System Requirements
Please refer to the System Requirements for GovHK Online Services. (Note that some versions of operating systems and browsers may have problems accessing online services. Please refer to the suggestions through the above link. If you opt to sign the declaration with a digital certificate, you must use one of the combinations of operating systems and browsers listed through the above link and have Java Runtime Environment (JRE) installed.) This website is optimized to view in 1024 x 768 resolutions.
Required Items
Adobe Reader 7 or Above
For proper display and printing of Chinese characters
Adobe Reader Asian Font Packs
For proper display and printing of Chinese characters
Scanner (optional)
For online upload and submission of supporting documents
Hong Kong Supplementary Character Set (HKSCS)
For input, display and processing of Chinese characters specific to Hong Kong
Printer (optional)
For printing of application form and acknowledgement
Digital Certificate (optional)
For digital signing of declaration
Smart Card Reader (optional)
For the access of relevant digital certificates