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The Ultimate Guide to the Admission Scheme for Mainland Talents and Professionals: Key Requirements and Documentation Tips

October 12th, 2023

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Guide to the Admission Scheme for Mainland Talents and Professionals – All You Need To Know

Admission Scheme for Mainland Talents and Professionals: Documentation Essentials

When applying for an employment visa under the Admission Scheme for Mainland Talents and Professionals, it’s crucial to submit the necessary documentation to support your application. In this guide, we’ll cover the required documents, how to optimize your application, and tips for a successful submission.

Required Documents for Application

To apply for the Admission Scheme for Mainland Talents and Professionals, you must submit the following case-crucial documents:

1. Graduation certificates
2. Proof of other academic qualifications
3. Testimonials and references from previous employment

These documents will help validate the claims made in your CV and substantiate the special skills, knowledge, and experience needed for the overall approvability test.

Evaluating the Sponsoring Employer and Applicant

The Immigration Department will assess both the sponsoring employer’s merits and activities and the applicant’s special skills, knowledge, and experience, as well as how they will be applied to the job in question. To support your application, provide extensive and detailed information on the business, including its website, to establish its bona fides as a suitable and credible sponsor.

The Immigration Department will, you see, evaluate carefully both the sponsor and the applicant. If the applicant is replacing a previous employee, make a like-to-like argument, highlighting the role’s changes since the previous appointment and how the new candidate fits the position perfectly. Include additional documentary evidence to support these contentions.

The Cover Letter: A Key Document

When submitting your application, a cover letter addressed to the Director of Immigration is essential. This letter should outline how your case satisfies the provability test in its entirety. For guidance on structuring this letter, refer to the list of application templates provided.

Conclusion: The Importance of Attention to Detail

Applying for an employment visa under the Admission Scheme for Mainland Talents and Professionals requires careful attention to detail and a thorough understanding of the documentation needed to support your application. By providing clear and detailed information on both the sponsoring employer and the applicant, you can increase your chances of a successful outcome.

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The Hong Kong Visa Geeza (a.k.a Stephen Barnes) is a co-founder of the Hong Kong Visa Centre and author of the Hong Kong Visa Handbook. A law graduate of the London School of Economics, Stephen has been practicing Hong Kong immigration since 1993 and is widely acknowledged as the leading authority on business immigration matters here for the last 24 years.

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