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HONG KONG Quality Migrant Admission Scheme

ONLY TAKES UP 6 MONTHS TO OBTAIN HONG KONG VISA
 

NO INVESTMENT
NO EMPLOYER SPONSOR NEEDED

Hong Kong Residency Benefits

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HK residence & citizenship
Eligibility to apply for permanent status and citizenship thereafter

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Fast processing time
Department of Justice usually makes decision within 6 months

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The entire family are eligible
Spouses/civil partners, dependent children under 18

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Tax regime

As in the UK, Irish tax liability is based on residence and domicile

Permanent residency in Hong Kong - which is also often called the right of abode (ROA) - comes with some clear benefits for people who plan to stay in the HKSAR for a long time. Whether or not you’ll be eligible for the right of abode will depend on your nationality and how long you’ve lived in Hong Kong, among a few other things.

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Visa-free Travel
To 170 countries worldwide, including EU & UK with an Irish passport

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Residency requirements
Non-Chinese citizen with 7 years of continuous residence in Hong Kong, subject to approvals and a declaration of permanent residence intent

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Option to Let Your Property
Secure your HK residency with potential returns on your investments.

High Standard of Schooling
Access to many prestigious universities at lower HK tuition fees.

Immigration Options

 Option 1 

Hong Kong Quality Migrant Admission Scheme

  • The Scheme is a quota-based entrant scheme. It seeks to attract highly skilled or talented persons to settle in Hong Kong in order to enhance Hong Kong's economic competitiveness. Successful applicants are not required to have secured an offer of local employment before their entry to Hong Kong for settlement. All applicants are required to fulfill a set of prerequisites before they can be awarded points under one of the two points-based tests, namely the General Points Test and Achievement-based Points Test, and compete for quota allocation with other applicants.

In order to be considered for the program you can choose any one of the 2 immigration options, which will grant you and your family permission to reside in Hong Kong. Non-Chinese citizen with 7 years of continuous residence in Hong Kong, subject to approvals and a declaration of permanent residence intent。

 Option 2 

Admission Scheme for Mainland Talents and Professionals (ASMTP)

ASMTP applicants must, among others, meet these key requirements:

  • Have secured a job relevant to their academic qualifications or work experience that cannot be readily taken up by the local work force

  • Have a remuneration package commensurate with the prevailing market rate

  • Possess a good educational background, technical qualifications or proven professional abilities and/or relevant experience and achievements

  • The ASMTP offers several enhancement measures:

  • ASMTP entrants enjoy a duration-of-stay pattern of "2+3+3" years

  • Eligible top-tier entrants may enjoy an even further relaxed pattern of "2+6" years, with an extension of stay on time limitation only with no other conditions