Hong Kong
Top Talent Pass Scheme

Hong Kong Top Talent Pass Scheme

Known as TTPS, it seeks to attract top talents with rich work experience and good academic qualifications from all over the world to explore opportunities in Hong Kong. These top talents include high-income talents and graduates from the world’s top universities. TTPS does not apply to nationals of Afghanistan, Cuba, Laos, Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of), Nepal and Vietnam.

  Time to residency

To be confirmed

  Visa-free travel

172 countries and regions

   Passport rank

19th in the world


   Residency requirement

No residency requirements



No capital gains tax, inheritance, etc.


   Established time

Program launched in 2022


Application Requirement


To apply for Hong Kong Top Talent Pass Scheme, you need to satisfy following requirements:


1. Category A: Persons with annual income reaching HK$2.5 million or above, or its equivalent in foreign currency, in the year immediately preceding the date of application;

2. Category B: Degree graduates of the world’s top 100 universities with at least three years of work experience over the past five years immediately preceding the date of application.


Program Benefits

1. Applicants enjoy great flexibility as they will not have to secure a job offer in advance. There is no specific requirement or endorsement necessary for the employer as well.


2. Spouse and unmarried children under the age of 18 can be accompanying the principal applicant to enter Hong Kong. Accompanying children are entitled to enjoy free public education, while spouse can also work in Hong Kong legitimately.