Hong Kong
Higher Education Program

HK Higher Education Program

Applicants can obtain a Hong Kong Identity Card, a student visa, and a master’s degree by enrolling in full-time postgraduate programs (normally one year) in Hong Kong. Applicants can also bring their spouse and unmarried dependent children under the age of 18 to Hong Kong under the prevailing dependent policy.

Time to permit

4-6 months (processing speed depends on Immigration Department of Hong Kong)

Visa-free travel

171 countries and regions

Passport rank

19th in the world

Application Requirement

Age requirement: 22-55 years old
– No criminal record
– Hold a Bachelor’s degree (provide Bachelor’s degree certificate and transcript)
– Applicants whose entrance qualification is obtained from an institution where the medium of instruction is NOT English should also fulfill the following minimum English proficiency requirements:
(1) IELTS (Academic): Overall Band at 6 or above
(2) TOEFL: a score of 59 (revised paper-delivered test) or 79 (Internet-based test) or 550 (paper-based test) or 213 (computer-based)
(3)Other equivalent qualifications

Program Benefits

This program offers not only master’s degree but also the Hong Kong residency permits for non-local students and their families. It grants access to the Hong Kong market, business and work opportunities, high-quality education and healthcare. Additionally, it offers Hong Kong Permanent Resident, tax benefits, family reunification, and a desirable lifestyle in Hong Kong.