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Facilitation Measures under the General Employment Policy and the Admission Scheme for Mainland Talents and Professionals

The table below sets out the facilitation measures under the General Employment Policy (GEP) and the Admission Scheme for Mainland Talents and Professionals (ASMTP)


S/N Measure Facilitation Note 1
for Employing company for Applicant

1

Measure

If the employing company has successfully obtained an employment visa / entry permit^ for a non-local employee in the past 18 months immediately before submission of the new application

^GEP or ASMTP

Facilitation Note 1

The following documents are not required:

  • Business Registration Certificate;
  • proof of financial standing;
  • details of company background; and
  • business plan (e.g. business activities, mode of operation, source of funds).

-

2

Measure

Intra-company transfer (from employing company’s office outside Hong Kong) if the application fulfils the following requirements:

  • it is a managerial or professional post;
  • the transferee has worked for the company for not less than one year;
  • the remuneration package is commensurate with the prevailing market level; and
  • the number of intra-company transferees sponsored by a company at any one time should be reasonable when compared to its total employment and the nature of its business operation
Facilitation Note 1

Proof of local recruitment exercise is not required

-

3

Measure

If the applicant is employed by well-established company with annual salary of HK$2 million or above (total remuneration package including other fringe benefits such as housing allowance)

Facilitation Note 1

Proof of local recruitment exercise is not required

Proofs of academic qualification and work experience are not required

4

Measure

If the applicant is a holder of a degree at bachelor level or higher obtained from renowned institution recognised internationally Note 2

Facilitation Note 1

Proof of local recruitment exercise is not required

Proof of work experience is not required

5

Measure

If the applicant has been previously approved of application (excluding dependant) under:

  • GEP (employment or investment stream)
  • ASMTP
  • Technology Talent Admission Scheme (TechTAS); or
  • Quality Migrant Admission Scheme (QMAS)
Facilitation Note 1

-

Proofs of academic qualification and work experience are not required

Note 1:

Notwithstanding the facilitation mentioned below, the relevant supporting documents may still be required subject to the circumstances of individual cases.

Note 2:

Ranked top 100 in any of the four well-recognised university ranking lists, namely:

  • Times Higher Education World University Rankings
  • QS World University Rankings
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Ranking of World Universities
  • US News and World Report Best Global Universities Rankings

or

Institutions listed in the top 30 of the US News and World Report National Liberal Arts College Rankings.

24-02-2022