Subsidy Scheme for Beauty Parlours, Massage Establishments and Party Rooms opens for applications

     The Subsidy Scheme for Beauty Parlours, Massage Establishments and Party Rooms under the second round of the Anti-epidemic Fund was launched today (May 11). 
     The Scheme's online application system ( has also commenced operation. To facilitate the application process and enhance the efficiency of vetting, applications will only be accepted through the dedicated online system during the application period.
     The Scheme covers beauty parlours, hair salons, massage establishments and party rooms. Each eligible premises may only apply once, and will only receive one subsidy. If more than one application is received in respect of the same address, all duplicate applications for that premises will not be processed. 
     The application period for the Scheme will end at 11.59pm on May 17 (Sunday). As the subsidy under the Scheme is not disbursed on a first-come, first-served basis, there is no need for applicants to hurry to submit online applications today.
     To avoid delays in processing, applicants should ensure the accuracy of the documents and information provided. The Government reminds applicants that providing untrue information or false documents in an attempt to receive the subsidy constitutes a criminal offence and offenders may be subject to prosecution.    
     Details of the Scheme are available at For enquiries concerning details and the application procedure of the Scheme, applicants can call the telephone hotline (1836 188) or send an email to

Ends/Monday, May 11, 2020
Issued at HKT 12:33