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Employment Agencies Portal

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The Employment Agencies Administration of the Labour Department is responsible for enforcing Part XII of the Employment Ordinance (Cap. 57), the Employment Agency Regulations (Cap. 57A) and the Code of Practice for Employment Agencies in regulating employment agencies (EAs) through licencing, inspection, complaint investigation and prosecution.

This portal provides a one-stop platform to assist the public to gain access to information relating to the regulation of EAs in Hong Kong, which includes, among others, relevant legislative requirements, application procedures of EA licence and information of EA(s) with valid licence in Hong Kong. Job-seekers and employers may check whether an EA holds a valid licence before using its service and can use the search engine provided in this website to search the EA(s) with valid licence in Hong Kong.

For matters relating to the employment of foreign domestic helpers, please visit the website of the Foreign Domestic Helpers Corner of this department.


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IMPORTANT MESSAGES RELATED to COVID-19

2021.06.23

Government invokes place-specific flight suspension mechanism for Indonesia and suspends passenger flights from there

The Government announced today (June 23) the invocation of the place-specific flight suspension mechanism for Indonesia. From 0.00am on June 25, all passenger flights from Indonesia will be prohibited from landing in Hong Kong. Indonesia will also at the same time be specified as an extremely high-risk Group A1 specified place to restrict persons who have stayed in that place for more than two hours from boarding passenger flights for Hong Kong, so as to stop persons from the relevant place from travelling to Hong Kong via transit.

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2021.04.18 

Blog of Secretary for Labour and Welfare: New stage in fighting the pandemic – Tightened passenger flight suspension mechanism may impact on foreign domestic helpers and their employers

The Chief Executive set out the new direction in fighting the pandemic last Monday (April 12). Apart from restoring the city to normality in a gradual and orderly manner on the basis of the "vaccine bubble", infection control measures will also be reinforced in a targeted manner, one of which is to guard against the importation of virus variants into Hong Kong.

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2021.04.18 

Government invokes place-specific flight suspension mechanism

The Government announced today (April 18) the invocation of the place-specific flight suspension mechanism for India, Pakistan, and the Philippines. From 00:00 on April 20, all passenger flights from these places will be prohibited from landing in Hong Kong for 14 days. These places will also at the same time be specified as extremely high-risk Group A specified places under the Prevention and Control of Disease (Regulation of Cross-boundary Conveyances and Travellers) Regulation (Cap. 599H), so as to restrict persons who have stayed in these places from boarding for Hong Kong. The suspension will be effective for 14 days.

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