In his speech delivered on 1 July 2017 at the Inaugural Ceremony of the Fifth-Term Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), President Xi Jinping stated that the relevant Central Government departments would actively consider adopting concrete measures to facilitate Hong Kong people to study, work and live in the Mainland.

Thereafter, the HKSAR government has been actively following up on the matter. The Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council has so far announced two batches of policies and measures to facilitate Hong Kong people studying, working and living in the Mainland. For details of the announced measures, please refer to the following websites:

The Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office of the State Council spoke on the policies and measures which were actively adopted by the relevant Central Government departments to facilitate Hong Kong and Macao compatriots studying, working and living in the Mainland (Chinese Version Only) (10 August 2017)

Relevant Central Government departments promulgated a new batch of policies and measures to facilitate Hong Kong and Macao residents studying, working and living in the Mainland (Chinese Version Only) (18 December 2017)

Upon announcements made by the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council on the two batches of facilitation measures, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Guangdong) has disseminated information on the facilitation measures through different channels. Please visit the following websites for details:

Automatic ticket vending and issuing machines for Hong Kong and Macao people installed at mainland railway stations (Chinese Version Only) (14 August 2017)

GDETO Newsletter (special edition) (Issue no. 997) (Chinese Version Only) (8 December 2017)

GDETO Newsletter (Issue no. 975)(Chinese Version Only) (18 August 2017)

"More measures to facilitate Hong Kong people studying, working and living in the Mainland in pipeline" by Patrick Nip, Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs (Chinese Version Only) (27 December 2017)

For more information on studying, working and living in the Mainland, please visit the following webpages on this website:

"Living in the Mainland"
"Doing business and investing in the Mainland"