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

- 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.    Please bring along the followings items to SAO counter (M603) in person for endoresment and verification: 

- Completed application form

- Student ID card 

- All supporting documents (if necessary)

SAO opening hour:
Monday - Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays: Closed

3.    Students should submit the endorsed application forms to MTR Customer Service Centre (please refer to the addresses listed on the application form).


If your "Student Status" expires on 31 October 2017 and is not Renewed, full adult fares will be deducted from your Personalised Octopus when you travel on the MTR.


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