Hong Kong Dependent Visa

Hong Kong Dependent Visa is for persons who wish to enter the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) for residence as dependents.

Eligibility Criteria

For a sponsor who is a Hong Kong permanent resident or a resident who is not subject to a limit of stay (i.e. a resident with the right to land or on unconditional stay), the following dependents may apply to join him/her for residence in the HKSAR:
  • his/her spouse;
  • his/her unmarried dependent child under the age of 18; and
  • his/her parent aged 60 or above.
For a sponsor who has been admitted into the HKSAR to take up employment (as a professional, for investment to establish/join in business, or for training) or studies (in a full-time undergraduate or post-graduate program in a local degree-awarding institution), or who is permitted to remain in the HKSAR as an entrant under the Capital Investment Entrant Scheme or the Quality Migrant Admission Scheme, the following dependents may apply to join him/her for residence in the HKSAR:
  • his/her spouse; and
  • his/her unmarried dependent child under the age of 18.
An application for admission of a dependent may be favorably considered if:
  • there is reasonable proof of a genuine relationship between the applicant and the sponsor;
  • there is no known record to the detriment of the applicant; and
  • the sponsor is able to support the dependent’s living at a standard well above the subsistence level and provide him/her with suitable accommodation in the HKSAR.
For more information like application procedures, time required and documentation needed to be submitted, please email us at info@visto.hk