Hong Kong is a famous international business and financial city in the world, it requires a variety of highly skilled and educated talents and professional from abroad to grow its strong workforces, maintain its economic growth and remain its competitiveness in the new global economy.
The government of Hong Kong is actively seeking to bring in talents, skilled professionals from abroad to help strengthen its international economic positions. Whether you are looking for permanent or temporary work in Hong Kong, or even if you are a Hong Kong employer seeking to bring in skilled foreign workers, you may find the most latest and useful information from this website.
In order to work, stay and live in Hong Kong officially, every foreign worker will need to apply an appropriate visa or work permit. There are 2 common ways to apply for a visa or work permit from the Hong Kong immigration department, entrepreneur visa (also known as investment visa) or employment visa (also known as working visa).
The Employment Visa (also known as working visa/permit) is designed to allow foreign professional to take up an employment in Hong Kong. This visa is initially granted for 1-2 years based on the employment conditions, extensions of visa are required and is typically given under a 3-3 patterns. A foreign worker who has seven consecutive years of employment in Hong Kong can consider to apply for permanent resident status.
To qualify for an Employment Visa, the applicant should
● Hold a university degree or above in relevant field
● Have a confirmed employment offer by a Hong Kong company
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> Do I need a visa in Hong Kong?
> Apply for a work permit
> Understand your right as a foreign worker in Hong Kong
> Find a job in Hong Kong