Hong Kong backs new exit endorsement for talent policy
The policy will facilitate talent exchanges between Mainland China and Hong Kong.
The Hong Kong government welcomed the new policy that will facilitate Mainland talent to travel to Hong Kong for exchanges and visits in scientific research, education, health care, law and business.
The exit endorsement for talent initiative, introduced by the Mainland authorities, will enter into force on 20 February.
According to the government, this will help promote the interaction of talent within the Greater Bay Area and drive growth for Hong Kong and other cities in the GBA.
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Eligible talents can apply for the exit endorsement with a validity period of five years, three years, or one year.
They are entitled to multiple entries with each visit lasting not more than 30 days.