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Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre

Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre

Maximum security institution
Established 1972



21 Hong Fai Road, Siu Lam, New Territories





Type of Persons in Custody

Male and female prisoners in all categories (sentenced or on remand) and detainees who require psychiatric observation, treatment, assessment or special psychological care.


Visiting Hours

Social Visit



Notes :
1. For security reason, visitors should not arrive at the institution earlier than 8:30 a.m.
2. Visitors must be registered 30 minutes prior to the end of the visiting hours.
3. Due to the management requirement, visitors may be required to wait a bit longer.


Official Visit

The Correctional Services Department is now launching the Official Visit e-Booking System. Registered user can save telephone booking time by making use of this online service to make an appointment on Official Visit at the Website of Correctional Services Department. Official Visit e-Booking Service can make advance booking within 7 days (Except Saturday afternoon, Sunday and public holiday). You can also change, cancel or enquire about the appointment you have made. Please click here for details of Official Visit e-Booking Service.

Official Visit e-Booking Service

Notes :

  1. Visitors are advised to arrive 30 minutes in advance for registration, but not earlier than 9:00 a.m.
  2. Those without booking must be registered 60 minutes prior to the end of the visiting hours.


Please note the visit arrangements during inclement weather conditions


Barrier-free facilities

Accessible toilet, visual display board, stair lift


Video Legal Visits (with effect from 5 October 2018)

Service Hours

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)


LG 6/F, High Court, 38 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong.


  1. Bookings should be made through Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre Reception Office at 2452 8060. Booking starts at 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
  2. Advance booking should be made by lawyers and prior consent must be obtained from clients.
  3. Bookings can be made for service hours on that or the two following working days.
  4. In normal circumstances, only one-hour duration will be assigned to one client. At the discretion of Officer-in-charge of Visit Room, more than one client may be allowed if the situation warrants.


Procurement of Private Food for Prisoner Awaiting Trial (Prisoner on Remand)

According to the Law of HK Chapter 234A, Rule 192, every prisoner awaiting trial may procure for himself or receive food. In order to meet with the management and security requirement, the Centre shall only allow licensed restaurant to supply food for the prisoners awaiting trial. Any interested bodies can see the following Private Food Supplier Application Procedures or make direct enquiry to the Rehabilitation Unit 2 of the Centre at phone no. 2452 8085 for details.


Private Food Supplier Application Procedures

How to get there

  1. Kowloon Motor Bus No. 53 from Tsuen Wan West Railway Station or Yuen Long (East).
  2. Kowloon Motor Bus No. 61M from Lai King (North) or Yau Oi (South).
  3. Kowloon Motor Bus No. 52X from Mong Kok (Park Avenue) or Tuen Mun Central.
  4. Green Mini-Bus No. 43B from Tuen Mun (Sun Hui Market).
  5. Harbour Tunnel Bus No. 962 & No. 962B from Causeway Bay. (Special attention should be paid to the transport timetable and frequency)
  6. LRT Feeder Bus No. K51 from Tuen Mun (Fu Tai).
  7. Green Mini-Bus No. 140M from Tsing Yi MTR Station or Tuen Mun (Hanford Garden).
  8. Take Kowloon Motor Bus from Kowloon and interchange at Tuen Mun Road Interchange, then take Kowloon Motor Bus No. 52X,.53, 252 and 61M and take off at Siu Lam Bus Station.