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Dear Immigration Department,

I had a couple of questions on domestic migrant worker visa (applications).

Firstly, do you have any numbers on how many people applied for the migrant domestic worker visa (ID998A) each year, and how many entered Hong Kong with this visa. Could I have the data from the last ten years (2012-2022)?

Secondly, do you have any numbers on how many visa’s got cancelled because of the death of the worker? Could I also have the data on this from the last ten years (2012-2022)?

Thirdly, do you have any data on the categorization per country? For example, how many visas out of the total canceled visa due to mortality are from Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia respectively? I was wondering if you have any data collected on this.

Thank you so much for your answers. Looking forward to seeing the data!

Records and Data Management Section, Immigration Department

Dear Nina Guiljam,
                 
I refer to your email of 17 November 2022.

In order to enable us to proceed with your request, please clarify on or
before 1 December 2022:

(i) whether you are seeking the information and statistics on visa for
foreign domestic helpers (ID 988A) instead of migrant domestic worker visa
(ID998A); and

(ii) whether you have submitted duplicate request to us on 17 November
2022 as two requests, with the same email content,  were received by us.

Regards,

(Mr S T Lam)
for Director of Immigration

From:        Nina Guiljam <[FOI #1229 email]>
To:        FOI requests at Immigration Department <[Immigration Department request email]>
Date:        17/11/2022 15:14
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Migrant domestic worker
visas

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Dear Immigration Department,

I had a couple of questions on domestic migrant worker visa
(applications).

Firstly, do you have any numbers on how many people applied for the
migrant domestic worker visa (ID998A) each year, and how many entered Hong
Kong with this visa. Could I have the data from the last ten years
(2012-2022)?

Secondly, do you have any numbers on how many visa’s got cancelled because
of the death of the worker? Could I also have the data on this from the
last ten years (2012-2022)?

Thirdly, do you have any data on the categorization per country? For
example, how many visas out of the total canceled visa due to mortality
are from Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia respectively? I was wondering
if you have any data collected on this.

Thank you so much for your answers. Looking forward to seeing the data!

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Records and Data Management Section, Immigration Department

Dear Nina Guiljam,
                 
I refer to your reply through another email on 29 November 2022.

As it is the duplicate request that you did not intent to submit twice,
you will be informed of the progress of your request via your another
email.

Regards,

(Mr S T Lam)
for Director of Immigration

From:        RM/IMMD/HKSARG
To:        Nina Guiljam <[FOI #1229 email]>
Date:        25/11/2022 10:37
Subject:        Re: Freedom of Information request - Migrant domestic
worker visas

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Dear Nina Guiljam,
                 
I refer to your email of 17 November 2022.

In order to enable us to proceed with your request, please clarify on or
before 1 December 2022:

(i) whether you are seeking the information and statistics on visa for
foreign domestic helpers (ID 988A) instead of migrant domestic worker visa
(ID998A); and

(ii) whether you have submitted duplicate request to us on 17 November
2022 as two requests, with the same email content,  were received by us.

Regards,

(Mr S T Lam)
for Director of Immigration

From:        Nina Guiljam <[FOI #1229 email]>
To:        FOI requests at Immigration Department <[Immigration Department request email]>
Date:        17/11/2022 15:14
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Migrant domestic worker
visas

--------------------------------------------------------------------------

Dear Immigration Department,

I had a couple of questions on domestic migrant worker visa
(applications).

Firstly, do you have any numbers on how many people applied for the
migrant domestic worker visa (ID998A) each year, and how many entered Hong
Kong with this visa. Could I have the data from the last ten years
(2012-2022)?

Secondly, do you have any numbers on how many visa’s got cancelled because
of the death of the worker? Could I also have the data on this from the
last ten years (2012-2022)?

Thirdly, do you have any data on the categorization per country? For
example, how many visas out of the total canceled visa due to mortality
are from Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia respectively? I was wondering
if you have any data collected on this.

Thank you so much for your answers. Looking forward to seeing the data!

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the accessinfo.hk website.

Please use this email address for all replies to this request:

[FOI #1229 email]

Is [Immigration Department request email] the wrong address for Freedom of Information requests to
Immigration Department? If so, please contact us using this form:

[1]https://accessinfo.hk/en/change_request/...

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the internet. Our privacy and copyright policies:

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