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Checklist of Forms and Documents Required for Application for Domestic Helpers from Abroad

Checklist of Forms and Documents Required for Application for Domestic Helpers from Abroad


S/N Forms/Documents required Type of Application
Entry visa Contract renewal
after contract has
run its 2-year full
course
Completion of
remaining period
of the current
contract
Change
employer
1. Visa/Extension of Stay Application Form for Domestic Helper from Abroad (ID 988A) Type of Application tick tick tick tick
2. Application for Employment of Domestic Helper from Abroad (ID 988B) Type of Application tick tick   tick
3. An original copy of the new standard Employment Contract (ID 407) Type of Application tick tick*   tick
4. Original of the Helper's travel document Type of Application   tick** tick** tick
5. Copy of the Helper's travel document Type of Application tick tick*** tick*** tick
6. Copy of the Helper's Hong Kong Identity Card (if any) Type of Application tick     tick
7. Copy of the employer's Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card/Hong Kong Identity Card/passport Type of Application tick     tick
8. Proof of the employer's financial position (Copy) Type of Application tick tick**** tick**** tick
9. Proof of the employer's residential address (Copy) Type of Application tick tick**** tick**** tick
10. Testimonial of the Helper Type of Application tick      
11. Release letter from current employer showing the date of expiry/termination of the contract Type of Application       tick
12. Employer's supporting letter to confirm continuous employment Type of Application     tick  
13. Undertaking of Employer (New requirement for FDH visa application during the epidemic situation) (Download) Type of Application tick tick tick tick
Note: * For applications submitted online, the original employment contract (notarised, if so required by the local consulate) should also be available for inspection upon collection of the extension label.
  ** For in-person applications only.
  *** For the applications made by post, drop-in or online. After receiving the collection letter, the applicant or employer (or authorised representative) should bring along the collection letter (and authorisation letter, if applicable) and the applicant's travel document to collect the extension label at the Foreign Domestic Helpers Section.
  **** Proof of employer's financial position and residential address is not required (provided that the employer's average household income remains no less than HK$15,000 (for each domestic helper to be employed) and there is no change in the residential address).

Nevertheless, further supporting documents may be required in individual cases.
27-07-2020