Hong Kong welcomes talented overseas professionals to work in our city. If you’re a job seeker please visit this webpage for information on the various talent admission programs, employment opportunities, job fairs, recruitment of native-speaking English teachers, and more.
Higher Education Employment Information e-Platform
This dedicated site offers employment support for persons with higher education experience, particularly Hong Kong students educated at overseas institutions, the second generation of Hong Kong emigrants, as well as persons from overseas with higher academic and professional qualifications. Visitors to the site can search suitable vacancies and submit applications direct to relevant employers; familiarize themselves with, among other things, Hong Kong’s working environment, key industries, immigration guidelines and working visa application procedures; and raise employment-related questions. Learn more here.
Talent Admission Programs
General Employment Policy
Professionals and Entrepreneurs from overseas who are interested to establish or join in a business in Hong Kong may come to Hong Kong under the General Employment Policy. Learn more here.
Attracting Overseas Talent to Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government has published the first Talent List of Hong Kong to attract quality people from around the world. The list highlights specific professions needed most for Hong Kong's economic development. Learn more here.
Quality Migrant Admission
The Quality Migrant Admission Scheme (QMAS) is Hong Kong’s primary entrant program for overseas skilled and talented individuals to settle and work in Hong Kong. Successful applicants are not required to have secured an offer of local employment before their entry to Hong Kong. They may bring in their spouse or the other party to a civil union, as well as unmarried dependent children under the age of 18. Applicants who meet the requirements of the Talent List enjoy bonus points under the QMAS. Learn more here.
Immigration Arrangements for Non-local Graduates
Non-local graduates may apply under the IANG to stay in Hong Kong for one year to look for a job. Learn more here.
Admission Scheme for the Second Generation of Chinese Hong Kong Permanent Residents
Applicants, who are the second generation of Chinese Hong Kong permanent residents from overseas, may apply for entry into the HKSAR under ASSG. There is no sector restriction and no job offer is required upon entry. Learn more here.