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HK Immigration delegation visits Toronto, Hamilton, Montreal and Vancouver

Posted in: Press Releases

March 17, 2017


A delegation from the Hong Kong Immigration Department visits Toronto, Hamilton, Montreal, and Vancouver between March 12 to 18 to promote the various admission schemes and arrangements for talents, professionals, entrepreneurs as well as second generation of Hong Kong emigrants to work or start their business in Hong Kong.

Led by Assistant Principal Immigration Officer (Visa Control) (Operations) Division of the Hong Kong Immigration Department, Mr Chui Ting-yat, Andy, the 3-member delegation visited Toronto, Hamilton and Montreal from March 12 to 15 and exchanged with university students, representatives of the Hong Kong community and the media before arriving at Vancouver on March 16.

On the last leg of the visit, the delegation gave a presentation to students at University of British Columbia on March 16 on the various admission schemes rolled out by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government including the General Employment Policy, Quality Migrant Admission Scheme, Admission Scheme for the Second Generation of Chinese Hong Kong Permanent Residents etc. Details of the various admission schemes including their characteristics, eligibility criteria and application procedures were given alongside with the attractive prospects to talents, professionals and entrepreneurs to work and invest in Hong Kong.  The students were encouraged to develop their careers or start their business in Hong Kong.

On March 17, the delegation paid a courtesy call on the Chinese Consul General in Vancouver, Ms Liu Fei, in the morning, followed by a media briefing on the Immigration Department’s efforts in attracting talents to start their career or business in Hong Kong.

The delegation will have a dinner gathering with the Hong Kong community in Vancouver in the evening to share with them the work of the Immigration Department on talents attraction, with particular reference to the Admission Scheme for the Second Generation of Chinese Hong Kong Permanent Residents.

The delegation will return to Hong Kong in the early morning of March 18.

Detailed information of the admission schemes can be found at http://www.immd.gov.hk/eng/useful_information/admission-schemes-talents-professionals-entrepreneurs.html.  Enquiries about the admission schemes can be made to the Immigration Department via its hotline (+852 2824 6111) and email (enquiry@immd.gov.hk). Enquirers can also contact Toronto ETO at (416) 924 5544 and its liaison office in Vancouver at (604) 331 1300 or through email (info@hketotoronto.gov.hk).

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The Hong Kong Immigration Department delegation held a media briefing in Vancouver today (March 17) to introduce the various admission schemes rolled out by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government. Photo shows the Assistant Principal Immigration Officer (Visa Control) (Operations) Division of the Hong Kong Immigration Department, Mr Chui Ting-yat, Andy, introducing details of the schemes to the media.

Assistant Principal Immigration Officer (Visa Control) (Operations) Division of the Hong Kong Immigration Department, Mr Chui Ting-yat, Andy (Middle) with Senior Immigration Officer (Right of Abode Section), Ms Au Man-yi, Jenny (right) and Immigration Officer (Communications and Public Affairs), Ms Yau Hoi-yin, Tobey (left).

Assistant Principal Immigration Officer (Visa Control) (Operations) Division of the Hong Kong Immigration Department, Mr Chui Ting-yat, Andy, gave a presentation of the various admission schemes to students at University of British Columbia.

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