IV. Basic requirement for employing a foreign domestic helper
An employer has to show that he/she is financially capable of employing a foreign domestic helper. The minimum requirement is that the employer must have a household income of at least HK$15,000 per month so as to entitle him/her to engage a foreign domestic helper.
Details of eligibility criteria are stated in Guidebook for the Employment of Domestic Helpers from Abroad in the Immigration Department’s website.