If you should come across an unfair deal, and feel aggrieved by the unfair trade practices that may involve the following e.g. goods or services not corresponding to descriptions; or delay in delivery; or dissatisfaction over service. You can approach and negotiate with the shop directly and if that fails, you are advised to lodge your complaint with the Consumer Council. Our staff are ready to resolve your case (with pursuable grounds) and help negotiate on your behalf – by way of conciliation.
You may use electronic form to lodge a complaint or enquiry.
(852) 2929 2222
Monday to Friday
North Point Consumer Advice Centre,
Room 1410, 14/F Kodak House II,
39 Healthy Street East,
North Point, Hong Kong
Consumer Advice Centres
Please call our hotline 2929 2222 to make appointments for enquiries and complaints at our Consumer Advice Centres. Alternatively, consumers may make use of our web forms via the following links for enquiries and complaints:
Monday to Friday (except public holidays)
The Consumer Legal Action Fund is a trust fund set up to give greater consumer access to legal remedies, particularly for cases of significant consumer interest and injustice, by providing financial support and legal assistance. Through granting assistance to eligible cases, the Fund also aims to deter business malpractices and enhance public awareness of consumer rights.
Equal Opportunities Commission
If you have fallen victim to discrimination, whether on the grounds of sex, marital status, pregnancy, disability, family status or race, you may contact the Equal Opportunities Commission.
Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data
Any individual can launch a complaint to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data against any act/ behaviour in breach of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance
You may launch a complaint to the Competition Commission upon identification of possible contraventions of the Competition Ordinance
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
You may launch a complaint to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority if the bank did not handle your complaint on banking products or services properly.
Small Claims Tribunal
civil claims for an amount of below $75,000
Customs and Excise Department
shortweight, fake merchandise and liquors, spurious products
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
food products of deteriorated quality, hygienic condition of food business operations
The Law Society of Hong Kong
conduct of solicitors
The Medical Council of Hong Kong
conduct of medical doctors
Insurance Claims Complaints Bureau
insurance claims settlement disputes
Insurance Agents Registration Board
conduct of insurance agents
Customer Complaint Settlement Scheme for the Telecommunications Industry
To assist the consumers and their telecommunications service providers to resolve their billing disputes in deadlock by means of mediation.
The Estate Agents Authority (EAA)
A statutory body established under the Estate Agents Ordinance (EAO) to regulate the practice of estate agency in Hong Kong. If you have reasons to believe that any estate agent practitioner has not complied with the EAO, you may lodge a complaint with the EAA.
Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority (MPFA)
on matters related to Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) Schemes and Occupational Retirement Schemes
Sales of First-hand Residential Properties Authority (SRPA)
on matters relating to the sales of first-hand residential properties.
To strengthen collaboration in consumer disputes resolution, the Council signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the mainland, Macau and the below South East Asian countries. Under the agreement, consumers will be able to file their complaints to their local consumer body which will refer their cases to suitable counterparts for follow-up. The Consumer Dispute Referral Mechanism greatly enhances consumers’ rights and interests in cross-border transactions, including online purchases.
The Council has signed Memorandum of Understanding with the below counterparts around the world: