Latest service arrangements of Public Records Office of Government Records Service

     The Government Records Service (GRS) announced today (January 6) that in view of the latest situation of COVID-19, further measures have to be adopted to maintain social distancing. Starting from tomorrow (January 7), the Search Room of the Public Records Office (PRO) will be temporarily closed and the loan and circulation service for holdings will be suspended. The Exhibition Hall in the Hong Kong Public Records Building will also be temporarily closed. Group visits and public education programmes will continue to be conducted online.
     The above measures will be implemented until further notice. The GRS will closely monitor the situation and review the above arrangements in a timely manner. For updates, please visit the GRS website ( and the PRO Facebook page ( For enquiries, please call 2195 7700 during the opening hours of the PRO, or email

Ends/Thursday, January 6, 2022
Issued at HKT 18:00