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Provides subsidy for up to 500 time-limited new job quotas

Subsidised Job Quotas

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Application Deadline: 30 June 2021
(First come, first served)

Application Deadline

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Open to ALL job functions in the private sector

Various Job Functions

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HK$10,000/month max or 50% of the actual salary
(whichever is lower)

Subsidised Amount

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12 months max for each subsidy or until 31 March 2022 
(whichever is earlier)

Subsidised Period


Applicant employer(s) under the Scheme must:

  • be a current HKIHRM Corporate or Individual member

  • be in operation at the time of application

  • hold a valid authorisation/Business Registration Certificate

  • have recently recruited an Eligible Employee who reported for duty on or after 1 September 2020 for an Eligible Position/be in the process of recruiting or planning to recruit for an Eligible Employee to work in an Eligible Position under the Scheme

  • not belong to any organisations as listed in Annex 1 to the Guidance Notes

For further details, please refer to the "Eligibility" section under FAQs.

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Applicant Employer
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Some requirements:

  • A HKSAR resident with a valid HKID Card

  • ≥ 6 months of working experience, unless displays good potential for consideration on exceptional basis

  • Possesses an academic qualification equivalent to or above Diploma level from a local or overseas tertiary educational institution, or the equivalent

For further details, please refer to the "Position and Employee" section under FAQs.

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Eligible Position

Some requirements:

  • Must be a new job role created by the Applicant Employer on or after 
    1 September 2020

  • Can be in any job functions

For further details, please refer to the "Position and Employee" section under FAQs.

Application Procedure
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  • The HKIHRM will send an Acknowledgment of Receipt and an Application Number via e-mail to the Applicant Employer within 7 working days upon receipt of an application

  • The Applicant Employer will be notified of the application result and the Subsidised Place Reference Number(s) within 4 to 6 working weeks after submission

  • The subsidy claimed will be disbursed by autopay/bank deposit after verification and review by the HKIHRM and/or the CSB around 8 to 10 working weeks after the end of each quarter

For more details, please refer to "Application Procedures" section under FAQs

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