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Work Visa

With the global advancement in economy and technology, employees around the world are no longer restricted by boundaries and can easily work anywhere globally. Employment of overseas professionals is no longer the exclusive right of large companies. With FLEX HR’s Work Visa service and taking the full advantage of Hong Kong as an international financial center and one of the most competitive cities in the world, SMEs with less experience can now openly and globally recruit professionals and management talents to work in Hong Kong and help with the further development of business.

After recruiting the overseas talents successfully, FLEX HR has got a professional team with rich experience to follow up closely according to the client requirements. We will assist prospective employees to apply for work visa according to the regulations with the most suitable solution, so that the company and prospective employees will be able to come to Hong Kong for work smoothly and legally.

Work Visa

Applicant Qualifications

  • Overseas (non-mainland residents) professionals who intend to work in Hong Kong can apply in accordance with the General Employment Policy which has no sector restriction and quotas. Key requirements include:General Employment Policy which has no sector restriction and quotas. Key requirements include:

    • Secured a job relevant to his/her academic qualifications or work experience that cannot be readily taken up by the local workforce.
    • Remuneration package is commensurate with the prevailing market rate.
    • Good education background, technical qualifications or proven professional experience.
  • Highly skilled or talented individuals who have not yet secured a job offer in Hong Kong but intend to work in Hong Kong can apply under the Quality Migrant Admission Scheme which has no sector restriction. There are two points-based tests under the scheme:

    • General Points Test (applicable for highly skilled or talented persons)

    Assessment factors include: age, academic / professional qualifications, work experience, language proficiency, family background. Bonus points will be given to applicants with outstanding academic background and international work experience.

    • Achievement-based Points Test (applicable for talents with outstanding achievements)

    For example: recipients of Olympic medal, Nobel prize, national / international awards

  • Non-local technology talent can apply to work in Hong Kong under Technology Talent Admission Scheme, which provides a fast-track arrangement for eligible companies to admit non-local technology talent to undertake research and development work for them in Hong Kong. Eligible companies would first have to apply for a quota. A company allotted with a quota by the Innovation and Technology Commission can accordingly sponsor an eligible person to apply for an employment visa / entry permit within the 12-month quota validity period. Key requirements for an application include:

    • Employing company with a valid quota approved by the Innovation and Technology Commission at the time of application
    • Applicant being engaged principally in conducting R&D in the areas of artificial intelligence, biotechnology, cybersecurity, data analytics, financial technologies, material science, robotics, 5G communications, digital entertainment, green technology, integrated circuit design, Internet-of-Things or microelectronics
    • Applicant being a degree-holder in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) from a well-recognized university
    • Remuneration not lower than the prevailing market level for comparable jobs in Hong Kong
    • Applicant meeting the specific particulars pertaining to the job position set out in the quota allotment letter issued by the Innovation and Technology Commission

FLEX HR Service Flow

Before applying for a work visa

Before applying for a work visa

  • Our professional team will meet you in person (or by video conference during the epidemic), to communicate with you and understand your needs in details.
  • Analyze the possibility of successful application, or provide another alternative to formulate the most suitable solution for the corporate.
  • Provide a list of required documents for preparation by corporates.
Collection of documents and application submission

Collection of documents and application submission

  • Collect relevant documents from the corporate and its prospective employees, and assist in checking whether the relevant documents are properly prepared.
  • Assist corporates to complete all forms,letters and documents required by the Hong Kong Immigration Department for submission
  • Formally submit application to the Hong Kong Immigration Department.
Approval and follow up

Approval and follow up

  • Closely follow up with entire the approval process by the Hong Kong Immigration Department, including handling enquiries and receiving notifications.
  • Coordinate with the Hong Kong Immigration Department on behalf of the corporate to solve the problems that may arise during the process.
  • Regularly follow up with the application progress and report to the corporate and prospective employees.
Successful Approval

Successful Approval

  • Once the case is approved, we will collect the relevant work visa on behalf of the corporate and transfer it to the prospective employee.
  • Assist in completing the remaining documentation procedures until the prospective employees formally take up their posts.

Fees

Hong Kong Work Visa Renewal

HKD6,000

per applicant

More than 100 corporates have been served

Let us handle the entire work visa application process for you. The project team will follow up with the entire process and provide professional advice and services.

Hong Kong Work Visa Renewal

HKD6,000

per applicant

More than 100 corporates have been served

Let us handle the entire work visa application process for you. The project team will follow up with the entire process and provide professional advice and services.

Express Service

Additional HKD3,000

per applicant

3 working days for completion and submission

*Clients need to provide complete and required information and supporting documents*

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