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General Employment Policy (GEP) for Professionals

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Professionals from Taiwan, Macao and overseas who are interested in working in Hong Kong may apply under the GEP, which has no sector restrictions.

GEP 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 GEP offers several enhancement measures:

  • GEP 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 of stay

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# This Scheme is not applicable to a) Chinese residents of the Mainland; and b) nationals of Afghanistan, Cuba, Laos, Korea (Democratic People's Republic of), Nepal and Vietnam.

Other Admission Schemes
Admission Scheme for Mainland Talents and Professionals (ASMTP)
Admission Scheme for the Second-Generation of Chinese Hong Kong Permanent Residents (ASSG)
General Employment Policy (GEP) for Entrepreneurs
Immigration Arrangements for Non-local Graduates (IANG)
Technology Talent Admission Scheme (TechTAS)
Quality Migrant Admission Scheme (QMAS)
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