The entrant may invest in commercial, industrial or residential properties, including land and pre-completion properties in Hong Kong. There is no restriction on the number of properties bought for the purpose of the Scheme.
(A) Equities - shares of companies that are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and traded in Hong Kong dollars.
(B) Debt securities - denominated in Hong Kong dollars including fixed or floating rate instruments and convertible bonds which are issued or fully guaranteed by the HKSAR Government, the Exchange Fund, the Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation, MTR Corporation Limited, Hong Kong Airport Authority and other corporations, agencies or bodies wholly or partly owned by the HKSAR Government as may be specified from time to time; or by companies referred to under (A) above.
(C) Certificates of Deposits - denominated in Hong Kong dollars issued by authorized institutions as defined in the Banking Ordinance with a remaining term to maturity of not less than twelve months at the time of purchase (such purchase should take place after approval in principle has been given by the Immigration Department for the entrant to join the Scheme and that such instruments, on reaching maturity, should be replaced by Certificates of Deposits with a remaining term to maturity of not less than twelve months or by assets in other permissible investment asset classes).
(D) Subordinated debt - denominated in Hong Kong dollars issued by authorized institutions under paragraphs 3(k) and 3(m) of the 3rd Schedule to the Banking Ordinance.
(E) Eligible Collective Investment SchemesNote - for the purpose of the Scheme as published and updated in the Immigration Department's website from time to time (Click here for the list).