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What's New

  • Treatment of annuity scheme under Guangdong Scheme (applicable to applicants aged 65 to 69 only)

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  • Revision of payment rate, monthly income and asset limits of Guangdong Scheme

The Finance Committee of the Legislative Council has approved increasing the monthly payment rate of the Guangdong Scheme under the Social Security Allowance Scheme by 1.4% with effect from 1 Febrauary 2018 according to the established adjustment mechnaism. Besides, the income and asset limits of Guangdong Scheme are also adjusted upwards from the same date. The revised monthly payment rate and financial limits effective from 1 February 2018 are set out below:

Single person
Married couple
Monthly allowance
Total income per month
$7,820
$12,770
$1,345
Total asset value
$334,000
$506,000

 


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Eligibility Criteria

The Guangdong Scheme has largely the same eligibility criteria as Old Age Allowance in Hong Kong. A person is eligible for allowance under the Guangdong Scheme, if he/she:



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Application Procedure

Application Form for the Guangdong SchemePDF Document

Application for Guangdong Scheme Guidance NotesPDF Document


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Frequently Asked Questions


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Press Releases


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