Cash Payout Scheme HK$10,000


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Cash Payout Scheme HK$10,000


Are you eligible to apply for Hong Kong Permanent Resident Status? If you have successfully got Permanent Resident Status in Hong Kong, you are entitled to receive HK$10,000 free cash from the Hong Kong government under the Cash Payout Scheme – This free cash is a supporting fund available for all persons with HK Permanent Residence.

If you have not applied for the Permanent Resident Status, but you are eligible for it, contact us now for further assistance.


Which Persons are Eligible for the Cash Payout Scheme from Hong Kong Government?


The first criteria is that the person should be aged 18 or above and is a Hong Kong permanent resident on or before 31 March 2021.

An eligible person needs:

  • A valid Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card (HKPIC), i.e. a smart HKPIC issued on or after 23 June 2003; or

  • A Certificate of Exemption (EC) issued by the Commissioner of Registration under the Registration of Persons Regulations, Cap. 177A.


For persons who register on or before 31 March 2021, they must meet both criteria in respect of the age and permanent residency with the documentary proof stated above at the time of registration.

For other persons, they are required to meet both criteria as at 31 March 2021.

The person is considered fulfilling the criteria in respect of the documentary proof on permanent residency if:

  • He/she is eligible for attaining the Hong Kong permanent resident status on or before 31 March 2021; and

  • He/she has submitted an application for Verification of Eligibility for Permanent Identity Card (VEPIC) to the Immigration Department on or before 30 September 2021; and

  • He/she has submitted an application for HKPIC or EC to the Hong Kong Immigration Department upon approval of the VEPIC application and has the application approved on or before 31 December 2021.



Junior Persons – Are They Eligible for the Cash Payout?


For younger persons who are aged 18 or above on 31 March 2021 but have yet to replace their juvenile identity cards with adult identity cards, are they still eligible for payment under the Scheme?

Any person who is aged 18 or above on or before 31 March 2021 and holds a valid Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card, whether it is an adult or juvenile identity card, is eligible for payment under the Scheme.



What is a Valid Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card (HKPIC)?


A valid HKPIC is a smart HKPIC issued on or after 23 June 2003.

Under the Registration of Persons (Invalidation of Identity Cards) Order (Cap. 177 sub. leg.), all identity cards issued before that date have become invalid.



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