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Hong Kong immigration authorities recently relaxed rules for the General Employment Policy (GEP) and the Admission Scheme for Mainland Talents and Professionals (ASMTP).
Additional Information: Qualifying foreign nationals living outside of Hong Kong can continue filing online extension of stay applications until June 30, 2023. More information regarding the changes is available on this website.
BAL Analysis: Hong Kong authorities relaxed rules for the GEP and ASMTP in accordance with Hong Kong’s 2022 policy address. Eligible sponsors and foreign nationals may benefit from relaxed rules for the aforementioned visa programs, leading to shorter application processes and faster adjudication times.
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