Hong Kong

Capital Investment Entrant Scheme

Hong Kong offers residency with a path to permanent status for foreign nationals (as well as Chinese nationals who hold PR in a foreign country) who invest at least HKD 27 million in permissible investment assets (PIAs) and HKD 3 million in a government-administered portfolio. 

PIAs include non-residential real estate (capped at HKD 10 million), equities, debt securities, CDs, subordinated debt, collective investment schemes, and limited partnership funds.

After seven years of residency, the applicant is eligible for permanent status.



Program at a glance

Program TypeGolden Visa Program
Time to citizenshipN/A
Time to permanent residency7 years
Minimum investmentHKD 30 million
Physical presence requirementNone
Application processing time1-2 months
Citizenship grants visa-free travel to172 destinations, including Schengen countries
Contribution types availableProperty Investment, Business Investment, Securities, Funds

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