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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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.



Medical Fee Waiving arrangement

With effect from 1 June 2021, medical fee waiving will be arranged for Higher OALA recipients aged 75 or above under the Guangdong Scheme when they visit public hospitals or clinics (including the Accident & Emergency Department) in Hong Kong by informing the staff of public clinics or hospitals of their eligibility status of Higher OALA and presenting the identity document which they used to apply for the allowance (e.g. Hong Kong Identity Card or Certificate of Exemption, etc.). The staff of the public clinics or hospitals will confirm their eligibility through the on-line medical waiver eligibility checking system and arrange medical fee waiving for them.



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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

Guangdong Scheme and Fujian Scheme Application Form (Online Form)Online Form

Application for Guangdong Scheme and Fujian Scheme Guidance NotesPDF File


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