Performance Pledge


Performance pledge for the issue of licences and permits under
the Entertainment Special Effects Ordinance


In order to facilitate the film and entertainment industry, we are committed to provide an efficient service in the issue of licences and permit for the supply, storage, conveyance and use of special effects materials. Our achievement in respect of meeting the performance pledges are:

Type of Service
Performance Pledge
2015
2016
2017
Issue of Stream A discharge permits:
Simple special effects scenes where on site inspection is not required
3 working days*
100%
100%
100%
Complicated special effects scenes or where on site inspection is required
6 working days*
100%
100%
100%
Special effects scenes of high risk level or where consultation with other government departments is required
14 working days*
100%
100%
100%
Issue of Stream B discharge permits:
Special effects scenes of normal risk level
6 working days*
100%
100%
100%
Special effects scenes of high risk level or where consultation with other government departments is required
14 working days*
100%
100%
100%
Issue of conveyance permits
1 working day*
100%
100%
100%
Issue of special effects operator licences
3 working days^
100%
100%
100%
Issue of supplier licences
3 working days#
100%
100%
100%
Issue of store licences
3 working days#
100%
100%
100%


* Upon receipt of all key information
^ Upon passing the assessment and the fit and proper check
# Upon passing the fit and proper check and completion of all prelicensing requirements