• The employer must be a Hong Kong resident holding a Hong Kong Identity Card
  • Proof of income
  • Monthly salary of HK$15,000 or above, (calculated for each overseas employee hired)
  • Or time deposit of HK$360,000 or above
  • Documents proving the total income of the applicant and his family members, such as tax returns, bank letters
  • Copy of proof of address (last three months), rates, water, electricity, gas, landline phone or pay TV bills, etc.
  • If the applicant wants to hire a servant for his parents or family members who live in other residences, the applicant needs to provide proof of family membership and an additional letter of guarantee to ensure that the relevant expenses will be paid by the guarantor
  • Information of the applicant and family members living together, including full English name, date of birth and ID number. (Passport or birth certificate number is also acceptable)
  • The monthly salary of a domestic helper is HK$4,870
  • According to the standard employment contract for hiring foreign domestic helpers, the employer must provide free meals to the foreign domestic helpers, or choose to pay a meal allowance instead, with the meal allowance not less than HK$1,236 per month
  • Dedicated Overseas Employment Center Limited charges a service fee of HK$12,800 (no hidden fees)
  • Service fee includes the following items
    • One-way ticket to Hong Kong
    • Health examination fee in the country where the foreign domestic helper is located
    • Local government-related document processing fees
    • Hong Kong Immigration Department visa document fee
    • Document express delivery costs between two places
    • Airport transfer upon arrival in Hong Kong
Excludes additional fees (can be arranged for an additional fee)
Isolation hotel (if necessary)
Hong Kong Labor Insurance
  • The employer fills in personal and family member information
  • Provide domestic helper resumes for employers to choose from
  • Employers conduct video interviews with candidates
  • After confirming the candidate and signing the application contract, the employer must first pay the application service fee of HK$6,400
  • After the contract documents are stamped by the Sri Lankan Consulate, the employer must pay the balance of HK$6,400 before applying for a work visa at the Hong Kong Immigration Department

After the employer selects a domestic helper and starts the application process, the employer cannot change its choice; if the domestic helper candidate is changed, the initial deposit will be forfeited. And you need to pay the application fee again, which is a down payment deposit of HK$6,400. If the consulate contract has been approved and the employer wishes to choose another maid, the employer must reapply and pay the full application fee of HK$12,800.

Required application documents for hiring foreign domestic helpers

Foreign domestic helper wages and requirements

  • Domestic helper wages
    HK$4,870/month
  • Living allowance
    Not less than HK$1,236/month
    According to the standard employment contract for hiring foreign domestic helpers, the employer is required to provide free meals to the foreign domestic helpers, or choose to pay a meal allowance instead.
  • Service Fee of Intent Foreign Employment Agency Ltd (no hidden fees)
    HK$9,999(Year of the Loong special price: $9999)
    The service fee includes the following items:
    1) One-way air ticket to Hong Kong
    2) The cost of health examination in the country where the foreign domestic helper is located
    3) Handling fees for local government-related documents
    4) Hong Kong Immigration Department visa document fee
    5) Document express delivery costs between the two places
    6) Airport transfer upon arrival in Hong Kong

    Does not include additional charges (can be arranged on your behalf, additional payment required)
    Quarantine hotel (if needed)
    Hong Kong Labor Insurance

Application process

  1. The employer fills in personal and family member information
  2. Provide domestic helper resumes for employers to choose from
  3. Employers conduct video interviews with candidates
  4. After confirming the candidate and signing the application contract, the employer must first pay 50% of the application service fee
  5. After the contract documents are stamped by the Sri Lankan Consulate and after successfully applying for a work visa at the Hong Kong Immigration Department, the employer must pay the balance

Remark

After the employer selects a domestic helper and starts the application process, the employer cannot change its choice; if the domestic helper candidate is changed, the initial deposit will be forfeited. And you must pay the application fee again, that is, the down payment deposit. If the consulate contract has been approved and the employer wishes to select another maid, the employer must reapply and pay the full application fee.