List of GovHK Notifications
Update Frequency: As and when necessary

List of information and alert notifications from various bureaux/departments disseminated through the one-stop platform of "GovHK Notifications".

HTTP method: GET

Request path:*?<parameters...>


  • lang: the preferred language for the list of notifications

  • "en" for English,

  • "tc" for Traditional Chinese and

  • "sc" for Simplified Chinese

(If this parameter is not specified, the list will be returned in English.)

  • max: the maximum number of the notifications to be covered by the list. If this parameter is not specified, a maximum of 10 notifications will be included in the list. To obtain a full list of all available notifications in the last seven days, a larger number should be specified for this parameter.


  • This Web Service covers all notifications in the last seven days.

  • The first two or three letters of "Source_id" in the returned data refers to the bureaux / departments / organisations providing the notification:

  • EPD Environmental Protection Department

  • FEH Food and Environmental Hygiene Department

  • GWF Office of the Government Chief Information Officer

  • HKC Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center

  • HKO Hong Kong Observatory

  • HPO Hongkong Post

  • IMM Immigration Department

  • IRD Inland Revenue Department

  • LCS Leisure and Cultural Services Department

  • RVD Rating and Valuation Department

  • SB Security Bureau

  • SFA The Student Financial Assistance Agency

  • TD Transport Department

  • Separately, these alerts and messages are sent to mobile devices with the app "GovHK Notifications" installed.

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