You have to be an official Hong Kong resident with at least HKD $15,000 monthly income per domestic helper hired.
- The budget for Initial Hiring Processing are usually within HKD $7,000 – $13,000.
- Current minimum allowable wage would be HKD $4,630 monthly and food allowance would be HKD $1,121 monthly.
- Flights tickets around HKD $2000 – HKD $3500
- Mandatory Insurance around HKD $400 – HKD $1,200 annually
No, it is illegal for domestic helpers to live at a place that is not within their employer’s apartment. According to employment contract ID407, employers needs to provide the free accommodation to their domestic helpers.