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Application for External Borrower’s / Reader’s Card

Suspension for all new and renewal application due to Library Renovation

Application Procedures

  1. Complete the Library Card Application Form below
  2. Provide and submit a recent colour passport size photo in accordance with the requirement as stated in Application Form below
  3. Please submit the crossed cheque payable to the "Lingnan University" after email notification of approval from the Library

Processing / Replacement Fee

  1. The Library will reply within 7 working days upon receipt of the application
  2. HK$50 will be charged for card replacement in case of loss or damage
  3. Charge details are available as the following:

New charges will be effective from 1 January 2020:

  • Reader's Card:                        Total amount: HK$800 (Annual Fee [Non-refundable])
  • New Borrower's Card:             Total amount: HK$3,500
    • Annual Fee [Non-refundable]: HK$3,000
    • Deposit [Refundable]: HK$500
  • Renewal of Borrower's Card:   Total amount: HK$3,000 (Annual Fee [Non-refundable])

Terms and Conditions

  1. The Library Card application is considered on an individual basis. The Library reserves the right to reject any new / renewal application
  2. The Library Card is not transferable
  3. If the Library Card is lost or damaged, report to the Library as soon as possible
  4. All Library Notices will be sent by email only
  5. All fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  6. The Library reserves the right to amend or change all the terms and conditions at any time without issuing further notice. In case of disputes, the decision of the Library shall be final and binding

Privacy Policy and Personal Information Collection Statement

  1. University's Privacy Policy Statement is available at
  2. Personal Information Collection Statement related to this form is available at
For enquiries, please contact the Access Services at 2616 8586 or email to


*Library card renewal application can be made 30 days before its expiry date the earliest.
For HKID, if number is A123456(7), enter A1234567
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