What are the requirements to apply for domestic helper?

A) A copy of Hong Kong identity card. If you are not a Hong Kong permanent resident, please make a copy of your travel document showing your personal particulars and the latest Hong Kong immigration stamp/visa.

B) Prove is needed to show financial capability to employ a foreign domestic helper. Normally, the salary paid to the helper should not exceed one fourth of your family income. Examples of such evidence are as follows:

       1. Latest notice of assessment and demand for tax issued by the Inland Revenue Department OR

       2. Bank passbook/statement showing auto-payment of your monthly salary not less than HK$15,000 for the last 3 months OR

       3. Bank passbook/statement showing auto-payment of your annual income not less than HK$180,000 OR

       4. Salary statement/slips issued by your company OR

       5. 3 months bank fixed deposit of at least HK$360,000

(If you are going to hire 2 helpers, your annual income should not be less than HK$180,000 x 2 or your fixed deposit should not be less than HK$360,000 x 2)

C) Original and copy of documentary proof (for the last 3 months) of your residential address as reported in the employment contract, such as water/gas/home telephone/demand for rates/electricity/TV bills. (Mobile phone bill is not accepted.) The original document will be returned to you through the applicant.

D) Current/last foreign domestic helper(s)'s name and Hong Kong identity card number/date of termination of contract/limitation of stay in Hong Kong.