Hong Kong work visa
Foreign workers with work permits can legally reside in the country
By Inter Area
Provide relevant entry arrangements for those who intend to stay in the special administrative area of Hong Kong. Applicants with special skills, knowledge or experience who are needed and lacked in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region can apply for employment in Hong Kong in accordance with the general employment policy.
General employment application qualification
- There are no known serious criminal records.
- Have a good education background, usually referring to a bachelor's degree in a relevant field, but in special circumstances, with good technical qualifications, proven professional competence and/or relevant experience and evidence of documentary evidence.
- There is indeed a job vacancy
- The applicant must be properly employed and the work must be related to his or her academic qualifications or work experience, and it is not easy to win the local person’s responsibility.
- Salary benefits (including income, housing, medical care, and other benefits) must be the same as the market benefits of Hong Kong professionals at the time.
Chinese citizens who live outside the country with the Chinese People's Republic of China's passports, if they meet the above-mentioned guidelines and general entry requirements, and meet the following conditions, can apply for employment in Hong Kong according to the general employment policy:
a. The applicant has a permanent resident status outside the sea.
b. The applicant has lived overseas for not less than one year immediately before the application ("Overseas" means other countries or regions except for China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("HKSAR") and Macau Special Administrative Region ("MSAR"), and the application is submitted from overseas.
Required application forms and documents
- Professionals come to Hong Kong for an employment application form
- Recent photos
- A photocopy of the applicant's valid travel document shall contain the details of the person's information, date of issue, expiration date and/or any returnable home certificate (if applicable). If the applicant is currently in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, he/she must submit a copy of the entry stamp/entry label/deferred embarrassing label of the most recent travel document containing the most recent entry into the Hong Kong Special Zone. Mainland Chinese residents who have not issued a travel permit may submit a copy of their ID card of the Chinese People's Republic of China.
- Academic qualifications and related work experience verification photocopy
- A copy of the applicant's Taiwanese household registration and a photocopy of the Taiwanese identity card (applicable only to Taiwan residents)
- A photocopy of the applicant's residence permit, such as a photocopy of the official document, showing that the applicant has been granted the eligibility conditions and the duration of the stay approved by the relevant authorities (only applicable to Chinese citizens who are outside the country with the Chinese People's Republic of China passport)
Entrepreneur's investment in Hong Kong
- There are no known serious criminal records.
- Can be accepted if the relevant bachelor’s degree or well-educated technical qualifications, proven professional competence or documented experience and experience are available
- Applicants can make a significant contribution to the Hong Kong economy by considering various factors including (but not limited to) business plans, turnover, financial resources, investment amount, number of positions opened locally, and new technology introduced or Skills, etc., details are as follows：
- the business plan
Applicants who wish to start or participate in business in Hong Kong are required to submit a two-year business plan stating their business nature, business market analysis, market positioning, business direction, sales targets, product marketing strategies, etc., to show that their business is suitable and able to be in Hong Kong. development of. Applicants are also required to submit a two-year forecast of the income statement, cash flow statement and asset balance sheet to demonstrate the viability of their business in operations, finances and development.
The Immigration Department will consult with the relevant government department or the professional agency on the business plan submitted by the applicant when necessary to examine whether the business can be integrated with the overall economic development of Hong Kong. For example, the Immigration Department will consider whether the applicant's business is or can cope with Hong Kong's advantageous industries, such as the four traditional pillar industries (ie trade and logistics, tourism, financial services, and professional and industrial and commercial support services). Or the Economic Development Board is exploring four industry groups (ie, shipping, exhibition and tourism, manufacturing, hi-tech and cultural and creative industries, and professional services)
- Business amount
If you are involved in business related to overseas operations or participate in business in Hong Kong, you must submit an income statement and a balance sheet to show your business and profit for the past year. Applicants for business operations are required to submit the above-mentioned income statement and asset balance sheet, including a two-year forecast of their business, to demonstrate the viability of their business in operations and development.
When the Immigration Department handles an application for business in Hong Kong, it will also consider whether the applicant has the investment or working experience of the relevant business. When necessary, the Immigration Department will consult with relevant government departments or professional agencies to assess whether the applicant's business is suitable and able to continue to grow steadily in Hong Kong and to inject new momentum into the industry.
- Financial resources
A nearly one-year personal and relevant company bank deposit and other funding sources shall be submitted, together with the most recent audited financial report (if any) of the company, to show that the applicant has sufficient financial resources to open a relevant business in Hong Kong.
- Investment amount
A supporting document must be submitted to show the amount of the applicant's investment in Hong Kong. The Immigration Department will consider whether the applicant's investment in Hong Kong can support the operation of his business.
- Number of positions opened in the locality
In accordance with the nature and size of its business, it is necessary to determine the number of posts and the number of posts required to identify the actual number of posts created by the applicant's business in Hong Kong (for example, managers and administrators, professionals, clerical support). Personnel, etc.).
- Introduce new skills or skills (if applicable)
It should be stated that new technology or skills can be introduced, and how it can be used to inject new elements into Hong Kong's high value-added industries; whether applicants have registered patents to support Hong Kong's knowledge-based economy and long-term development.
If you want to start or participate in a start-up business in Hong Kong, you can also apply. If the start-up business is supported by the government's support program, and the plan has a strict review mechanism and selection process, and the applicant is the operator or partner of the start-up business company or the main researcher of the project, the application may be considered for approval. Examples of government support programs include:
(1) Investment Promotion Agency StartmeupHK Venture Plan;
(2) Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks' various training programs, including the Network Technology Innovation Education Program, the Biotechnology Technology Development Project and the Science and Technology Innovation Project;
(3) Digital port cultivation plan;
(4) Innovative Technology and Technology Department's small enterprise research funding plan and enterprise support plan;
(5) The Hong Kong Design Center is designed to create a career development plan.
Chinese citizens who reside outside China and hold a passport of the People's Republic of China may apply for Hong Kong investment if they meet the above guidelines and general entry requirements and meet the following conditions:
a. The applicant has a permanent resident status outside the sea; or
b. The applicant has lived overseas for not less than one year immediately before the application ("Overseas" means Mainland China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("HKSAR") and countries outside the Macau Special Administrative Region), and The application is submitted from overseas.
Application forms and documents required for investment in Hong Kong
A local certificate holder must be provided. The local guarantor can be a company or a person. If the guarantor is a person, the following conditions shall apply:
a. 18 years of age or older.
b. Hong Kong residents living in Hong Kong.
c. Be familiar with the applicant.
Application form and documents to be submitted by the certificate holder
1. Application by the company as a security claimant
l Application form
l Business registration certificate photocopy
2. Application as a security witness
l Application form
l Photocopy of the certificate of Hong Kong’s identity card
l A photocopy of the valid travel certificate of the witness must contain the personal information, the date of issue, the expiration date and the entry stamp/entry label/deferred mark for the most recent entry into the Hong Kong Special Zone (if the holder is a non-Hong Kong permanent resident)
Application form and documents for investment in Hong Kong
1. Application form
2. A photocopy of the applicant's valid travel document must contain the details of the person's information, date of issue, expiration date and/or any returnable home certificate (if applicable).
3. Recent photos
4. Academic qualifications and related work experience verification photocopy
5. A photocopy of the proof of financial status (such as a bank statement)
6. A photocopy of the employment contract or letter of appointment signed by the company and the applicant, indicating the details of the position, salary, other benefits and employment period (if applicable)
7. The detailed two-year investment plan, including details of the business to be operated in Hong Kong, the amount of investment, the local position to be established, the office/office/ warehouse, etc.
8. The business activity of the company proves, for example, a contract, a ticket or a commercial transaction certificate being negotiated (if applicable)
9. A photocopy of the company's financial status (such as the most recent audited financial report, the profit and loss statement, the profits tax return)
10. Documents related to the company's background, such as business activities, operational models, company backgrounds/connections, product lines, sources and markets, and membership of the Chamber of Commerce.
11. A photocopy of the lease agreement/certification document relating to the establishment of the office
12. A certificate has been added to the position of a local employee, such as a photocopy of the monthly contribution record of the mandatory provident fund scheme (if applicable)
13. Commercial registration certificate and commercial registration details
14. A photocopy of the documents filed with the company's registration office, such as the company's registration certificate / the most recent weekly declaration form/corporation establishment form (share limited company) / organization outline/organization outline
15. A photocopy of the license or certificate required for the business
16. List the letters that have been effectively supported by the government's support plan *
17. Applicant's Australian ID card photocopy
18. Applicant's Taiwanese household registration photocopy and Taiwanese identity card photocopy
19. A photocopy of the applicant's residence permit, such as a photocopy of the official document, showing the applicant's detention conditions and the duration of the period approved by the relevant authorities (only applicable to Chinese citizens who are resident outside the country with a passport of the Republic of China)
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