Hong Kong: Expansion of the Talent List 

Key Points  

  • Hong Kong expanded the list of professionals used to determine eligibility for certain employment routes  


The authorities of Hong Kong expanded the Talent List to attract more high-skilled foreign nationals. The list now includes 51 professions and is used to determine eligibility under the Quality Migrant Admissions Scheme, the General Employment Policy and the Admissions Scheme for Mainland Talents and Professionals.  

What are the Changes?  

The authorities of Hong Kong expanded the professions include under its Talent List to attract more foreign nationals in specific industries. Previously, the list only covered 13 different professions.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the authorities of Hong Kong’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information. 

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