France / Hong Kong Working Holiday Scheme to double 2015 quota
In view of the enthusiastic response to the France / Hong Kong Working Holiday Scheme (WHS), the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government has agreed with the French Government to double the 2015 quota under the scheme from 200 to 400.
Hong Kong youths aged between 18 and 30 holding a valid HKSAR Passport or a British National (Overseas) Passport and have not benefitted from the Hong Kong / France WHS before may apply for a Working Holiday visa to visit France under the Scheme. Successful applicants may stay in France for up to 12 months, during which they can take up short-term employment of not more than six months with the same employer, and/or engage in study course(s) of up to six months.
Hong Kong applicants are welcome to visit the dedicated webpage of the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong for further details : http://www.consulfrance-hongkong.org/Working-holiday. French applicants may refer to the Hong Kong Immigration Department’s website at www.immd.gov.hk.
To celebrate the official increase of the Working Holiday Visa quota to 400, we are sharing the making-of of our new video project with Youth.gov.hk :