Online Application for Entry to Hong Kong under the Top Talent Pass Scheme

Who can Use this Service

You can use this online service to submit an application for entry under the Top Talent Pass Scheme (TTPS) in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).

This online service is not applicable to extension of stay application from persons admitted to Hong Kong under the TTPS.

Eligibility Criteria

To find out if you are eligible to apply for entry to Hong Kong under the TTPS, please visit this website.

Documents to be Submitted Online

Documents marked with * are mandatory.

A. Applicant

Documents TTPS Applicants Maximum no. of files for upload
Category A Category B Category C
  • *Applicant’s recent photograph
1
  • *The applicant’s valid travel document containing personal particulars, date of issue, date of expiry and/or details of any re-entry visa held (if applicable). For an applicant who is currently staying in the HKSAR, his/her valid travel document page containing the latest arrival stamp/landing slip/extension of stay label/“e-Visa” (if applicable) in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). A Chinese resident of the Mainland who has not been issued with a travel document may upload his/her People’s Republic of China (PRC) resident identity card.
5
  • The applicant’s Hong Kong identity card (if any)
1
  • *Official transcript of academic records, graduation certificate or supporting letter from the degree awarding institution showing the applicant’s attainment of a bachelor’s degree at any eligible universities/tertiary institutions which are listed on the aggregate list of the world’s top 100 universities
  5
  • *Documentary proof of the applicant’s work experience
  5
  • *Documentary proof of the applicant having annual income of HK$2.5 million or above in the year immediately preceding the date of application, e.g. notice of salaries tax assessment of the previous assessment year issued by a local competent authority (e.g. taxation office or revenue department, etc.), documentary proof issued by the applicant’s employing company specifying the value of the stock options granted to the applicant, documentary proof of financial standing of the applicant’s self-owned companies (e.g. the latest audited financial report, trading profit and loss account, or profit tax return, etc.) (if applicable)
    5
  • Letter of consent from the applicant’s present working unit or relevant Mainland authorities (Annex of ID(E) 1026) [for Mainland residents only]
1
  • Other supporting documents, such as:
    • The applicant’s Macao identity card [for Macao Special Administrative Region (Macao SAR) residents only]
    • The applicant’s household registration in Taiwan and Taiwan identity card [for Taiwan residents only]
    • Proof of the applicant’s overseas residence, such as official documents showing applicant's conditions of stay and limit of stay endorsed by overseas authorities [for overseas Chinese holding PRC passports only]
5

B. Each accompanying dependant of an applicant under the TTPS

Documents Maximum no. of files for upload
  • *The dependant’s recent photograph
1
  • *The dependant’s valid travel document containing personal particulars, date of issue, date of expiry and/or details of any re-entry visa held (if applicable). For a dependant who is currently staying in the HKSAR, his/her travel document page containing the latest arrival stamp/landing slip/extension of stay label/“e-Visa” (if applicable) in the HKSAR. A Chinese resident of the Mainland who has not been issued with a travel document may upload his/her PRC resident identity card.
5
  • *Evidence of the applicant’s relationship with the dependant, e.g. marriage certificate, birth certificate, family photographs, family letters (with envelopes), census record book and Privilege Card for Single child (if applicable)
5
  • Other supporting documents, such as:
    • The dependant’s Macao identity card [for Macao SAR residents only]
    • The dependant’s household registration in Taiwan and Taiwan identity card [for Taiwan residents only]
    • Proof of the dependant’s overseas residence, such as official documents showing the dependant’s conditions of stay and limit of stay endorsed by overseas authorities [for overseas Chinese holding PRC passports only]
5

You can download the appropriate form through the following link.
Letter of consent from the applicant’s present working unit or relevant Mainland authorities (Annex of ID(E) 1026)

Please note that in the online application process, the applicant and the dependant (if applicable) will be required to fill in an online application form and sign to confirm that all information given in the online application form is correct, complete and true. If the dependant is under the age of 16 (child dependant), the online application form must be signed by his/her parent or legal guardian.

 

File Formats

Before uploading the required documents you will need to scan them in one of the following formats:
File type: JPEG, PDF, GIF, PNG or TIF (RAW, LZW, JPEG, CCITT-G4)
File size: 5Mbytes or below for each file
Colour depth: Grayscale (for documents without photos)
                       Colour (for documents with photos)

How to Start

Once you have prepared your supplementary documents, you can access the online service through the following link.

Online application for entry to Hong Kong under the TTPS

Please ensure that the information you provide is correct. Incorrect information may render your submission invalid.

Group Submission

If your accompanying dependants are also applying for the visa/entry permit, you can submit their applications with yours as a group. The maximum number of applications that can be submitted in each group is nine. The system will guide you through the steps of providing the personal information of each applicant, and uploading the documents required. If you cannot obtain the online submission acknowledgment at the end of the process, you will have to re-submit the applications.

Supplementary Document Submission

If you have submitted an entry application under the TTPS and received a notification letter from the Immigration Department asking you to provide supplementary documents, you can use the online submission service. The following link will take you to further information on how to submit your supplementary documents online.

Online supplementary document submission

Assistance and Further Information

If you need technical assistance in using the online service, you can call the Immigration e-Services Hotline at (852) 3128 8668 between 7 am and 11 pm daily.
For general enquiries, please call (852) 2824 6111 during office hours (from 8:45 am to 5:15 pm, Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 12 noon on Saturday, except public holidays), send a fax to (852) 2877 7711 or send an email to enquiry@immd.gov.hk.

Further information on the online service is available in a set of helpful frequently asked questions (FAQs).

FAQs about online application for entry to Hong Kong under TTPS
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