Tips for settling down after arrival.
The Hong Kong government requires anyone over the age of 11 who enters and intends to stay for more than 180 days to apply for a Hong Kong Smart Identity Card (ID) within 30 days of arrival. Young people between the ages of 11 and 18 must have a Juvenile Identity Card, and people over 18 an Adult Identity Card.
If your Hong Kong employer is a U.S.- based company, they may withhold U.S. Social Security and income taxes from your regular salary. Confirm this when you begin your work here. If your employer is a Hong Kong company, they typically do not withhold any taxes from your salary, either for U.S. or Hong Kong taxes.
While accessibility standards in Hong Kong aren’t yet on par with those observed in other developed nations, barrier-free facilities and services are available at many of the city’s more established attractions, restaurants and accommodations.
The following organizations are useful resources on the topic.
Basic Phrases, addresses, numbers and apps.
The Hong Kong Observotory will put on signals to indicate different weather conditions. This is to provide a guideline and warning for the public.
You can find names of iconic streets, buildings, tunnels, pier and hotels in Hong Kong.
Things you need to be aware of.
Discovery of Hong Kong Legal Issues when Moving to Hong Kong