Withdrawal of social security payment outside Hong Kong by recipients/appointees of Guangdong Scheme and Fujian Scheme       In the light of the epidemic development, applicants for the Guangdong Scheme and Fujian Scheme can submit their applications by post, instead of doing so in person in Hong Kong.

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Implementation of the Old Age Living Allowance under the Guangdong Scheme and Fujian Scheme

The Social Welfare Department (SWD) implements the Old Age Living Allowance (OALA) [including Normal OALA and Higher OALA] under the Guangdong (GD) Scheme and Fujian (FJ) Scheme from 1 January 2020 to provide Normal OALA or Higher OALA to eligible Hong Kong residents aged 65 or above who choose to reside in GD or FJ without the need to return to Hong Kong each year.



Appointment of new SWD’s Agent

With effect from 1 April 2021, SWD appoints the New Home Association to take over the International Social Service Hong Kong Branch as SWD’s Agent of Guangdong Scheme to monitor Guangdong Scheme cases and provide services for recipients. For details of the address, telephone number and opening hours of SWD’s Agent concerned, please click here.



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Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for Old Age Allowance (OAA)/Old Age Living Allowance (OALA), an applicant of the Guangdong Scheme is required to meet the following eligibility criteria:



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Application Procedure


Guangdong Scheme and Fujian Scheme Application FormPDF File

Application for Guangdong Scheme and Fujian Scheme Guidance NotesPDF File


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Frequently Asked Questions


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