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Hong Kong 2020 Extension of stay of working visa

2020-07-31 16:27
Extension of stay of working visa

Applicants who have the knowledge or experience of value and cannot readily available in Hong Kong, the person may apply to come to work in Hong Kong by General Employment Policy (“GEP”) and it is quota-free and non-sector specific. Normally, it will be granted an initial stay of 24 months on employment condition, or in accordance with the duration of the employment contract (whichever is shorter), upon entry.

In general, the non-permanent residents may apply an extension of stay within four weeks before the visa expiry and the admitted person should continue to be satisfied that the eligibility criteria under GEP with the current immigration status remain unchanged. If approved, it will follow the 3-3 years pattern, or in accordance with the duration of the employment contract (whichever is shorter).


Submission of application
  1. In-person
You can make an appointment by online

  1. Online application


Supporting documents
  • Application Form ID91
  • Original and photocopy of the applicant’s valid passport with visa label
  • Photocopy of applicant’s HKID card
  • Supporting letter from current employer stating the applicant’s position, total monthly remuneration and period of employment (For extension of stay without change of employment)
If the applicant has to extension of stay with change of employment or under the top-tier employment stream, there will be require different application form and supporting documents additional.


Processing time

In normal, it will be finalized within 2-3 weeks upon receipt of all sufficient documents.