MTR Student Travel Scheme

The MTR Corporation will continue to offer MTR concessionary  fares to HSMC full-time students in the 2017/18 academic year. To enjoy concessionary fares under the Scheme, students are required to use a valid Personalised Octopus with “Student Status”.


• Full-time students: aged 25 or below (an applicant’s age is determined by the time when the application is submitted)

• Full-time day course: a day-time course which normally requires the participant to attend an acceptable institution for not less than 20 hours of academic institution each week for 30 weeks or more in an academic year.

Application Fee

• New application: HK$90 (The application fee comprises card deposit of HK$50, a non-refundable fee of HK$20 charged by MTR for administering the MTR Student Travel Scheme, and a non-refundable service charge of HK$20 payable to Octopus Cards Limited.)

• Activation/Renewal of “Student Status” on a Personalised Octopus Card: HK$20 (a non-refundable administration fee)

Application Procedures

1.    Application form can be collected from

- Outside M603, 6/F at Block M

- MTR Customer Service Centres

- The Concessionary Offices located in Admiralty, Tai Wai or Siu Hong stations. 

Forms can also be downloaded from MTR website at 

2.    A special counter will be set up at Block M, 7/F to endorse the application forms in the following sessions



4 September 2017 (Monday)

9:30 am – 12:00 noon

6 September 2017 (Wednesday)

2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

7 September 2017 (Thursday)

9:30 am – 12:00 noon 

2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

8 September 2017 (Friday)

2:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Venue: M706

Late application would not be processed

Please bring along the followings items in person for verification: 

- Completed application form

- Student ID card 

- All supporting documents (if necessary)

3.    Students should submit the endorsed application forms to MTR Customer Service Centre (please refer to the addresses listed on the application form) from 1 September 2017 to 31 August 2018.


Student Finance and Resources Team
Student Affairs Office
Phone: +852 3963 5213 / +852 3963 5560
Office: M603, 6/F, Block M