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Important Dates
HKDSE 2023 — September 2022 Registration
[Category A, Category B subjects examinations]
Event Date
Registration 13 September – 6 October 2022
Payment of Exam Fee By 11:59 pm on 13 October 2022
(Applicable to private candidates only)
Applications for Late Entry / Subject Amendment 15 November – 5 December 2022 (Tentative) 
Payment of supplementary fee & subject fees (if applicable) By 11:59 pm on 9 December 2022
Deadline for Withdrawal 30 November 2022
Uploading of ‘Handbook for Candidates’ on the HKEAA website Mid-December 2022
Issue of Admission Forms:
- For Practical exams (PE and Music)
- For Category A subject exams

Late January / Early February 2023 (Tentative)
Early March 2023 (Tentative)
Examination Periods:
- Practical exams (PE and Music) Mid-February – Mid-April 2023
- Speaking exams (English Language) 21 March - 30 March 2023 (Tentative)
- Speaking exams (English Language) (SEN sessions) 3 April - 4 April 2023 (Tentative)
- Written exams (Category A subjects) 21 April – 16 May 2023
Release of Results:
- Category A & Category B subjects 19 July 2023 (Tentative)
HKDSE 2023 — June 2022 Registration
[Category C (Other Languages) subject examinations]
Event Date
Registration 27 June - 13 July 2022
Payment of Exam Fee By 11:59 pm on 20 July 2022 (Applicable to private candidates only)
Applications for Late Entry / Subject Amendment 14 - 27 July 2022
Issue of Admission Forms and 'Instructions to Candidates' Mid-September 2022
Examination Periods:
- Written exams 10 - 14 October 2022
- Oral exams 1 - 24 October 2022
Release of Results Late January 2023 (tentative)
Deadline for Applications for Rechecking and Remarking 5 days after the release of results
Release of Rechecking and Remarking Results To be advised by Cambridge Assessment International Education (Cambridge International)