Online Application Form
Welcome to the ESF Online Application System (OAS)
It is important you read the instructions first before you start.
Download Online Application Instructions
Download Checklist for Online Application
Click here to see a list of frequently asked questions.
1. Central Applications - Year 1 and Year 7 for August 2013 admission
Application Period: 1-30 September 2012. Online Applications opens on 1 September 2012 and not earlier. Applications received after 30 September are considered late and placed on the waiting list according to category and date received. Please refer to Application Policy and Procedures page for details on Year 1 and Year 7 Central Application procedures.
Children born in 2008 and 2002 may apply for admission to academic year 2013-2014 starting from 1 September 2012.
Click here for Year 1 Central Online Application (Born in 2008)
Click here for Year 7 Central Online Application (Born in 2002)
2. ESF General Online Application Form (Years 1-12)
Click here for online application. (This form is not applicable for 2013 applications for Years 1 and 7 during 1-30 September 2012.)
3. Corporate Surety Application
Starting from 3 October 2012, the Corporate Surety Scheme has been replaced by the ESF Nomination Rights Scheme. Please refer to the website for details.
Application Fee - Online Payment
The ESF application fee is HK$150. This is a non-refundable, non-transferable administration fee which covers the cost of the admissions system and commissions paid to our ePayment service provider. The collection of this fee does not constitute any assurance that a school place will be offered. Method of payment is by credit card through PayDollar, our online payment service provider.
Please ensure that you have applied for theappropriate academic year. The HK$150 application fee will be NOT be refunded for incorrect application or early application.
You will be redirected to PayDollar.com for online payment. PayDollar is a leading, secure and reliable international payment service provider to banks and online merchants since 2000. Your payment details are securely transmitted to the acquiring bank. ESF will not have access or keep any of your credit card information.
PayDollar supports CVV/CVC check. You will be requested to enter the 3 or 4 digit code found on the back of your credit card. If you decide to use a VISA card issued by a bank which has launched the "Verified BY VISA" or MasterCArd Secure Code, you will be required by the bank to provide details for verification.
If your online payment fails, please write a HK$150 cheque payable to the English Schools Foundation with your child's name and application reference number clearly printed on the back of the cheque. The cheque must be sent attached with the supporting documents.
Please note: If you are experiencing difficulties using the 'online' application form, you may send request via email to email@example.com with the subject REQUEST FOR ESF APPLICATION FORM and a copy of the ESF application form will be sent to you. For other online admissions queries regarding ESF primary and secondary school applications, you may call the hotline on 3762 2411 during office hours.
The 'Online Admissions System' is scheduled to perform regular system maintenance every Sunday from 3am to 3:30am (Hong Kong time). During this time, the online application forms will not be available.