Registered Construction Workers are given Workers Registration Cards with validity of 5 years normally. Information of workers such as portrait, registration category, expiry date is printed on the Registration Cards. Electronic data is stored in the chip of the cards. Construction workers should produce their registration cards and verify their information by card reading devices before they enter construction sites and carry out construction works there.
The Construction Industry Council (CIC) issued the new Construction Workers Registration Card in the end of Nov 2017. The new registration card can perform the following functions:
Workers can apply for recording additional information on specified qualifications related to construction industry to registration card according to their needs in order to reduce the number of cards workers need to bring for work. Please refer to the “List of Specified Additional Information Allowed to be recorded in Registration Card” for details.
Worker’s information can be retrieved from the CIC website by simply scanning to QR code on the new registration card.
Each new registration card is embedded with a chip that stores the latest card tapping records, which can be viewed by worker via the CIC App.