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Information relating to the HKSAR Government’s Employment Support Scheme

The government announced the Employment Support Scheme (ESS) to provide time-limited financial support to employers to retain their employees. Online application for the second tranche of wage subsidies will be accepted from August 31 to September 13, 2020. Employers who have applied for the first tranche of wage subsidies (whether the application is successful or not) must submit a new application if they intend to apply for the second tranche of wage subsidies.

Quick guide to fill the online application form

After filling in your company’s information, please follow below on the part for MPF scheme’s information:

  • For ‘your registered MPF Scheme(s)’, please select ‘Manulife Provident Funds Trust Company Limited’, then ‘Manulife Global Select (MPF) Scheme’.
  • For ‘Your MPF Scheme Registrations/Participation Number’, please enter the 7-digit numeric sub-scheme number, excluding the ‘0’ at the beginning. (e.g. if your sub-scheme no. as shown on the Employer Monthly Package is '01234567-01', you only need to input '1234567' during application.)

For further details on completing your application, please refer to the link below:

The latest information about ESS including Frequently Asked Questions can be found on the ESS portal at www.ess.gov.hk. If you have query about the ESS arrangement, application procedure, vetting and payment of subsidy etc, you may email to enquiry@employmentsupport.hk or call the ESS Hotline on 183 6122.

Alternatively, you may make an appointment to visit any of the ESS Help Desks located at:

  • Rm 1701, A T Tower, 180 Electric Road, North Point, Hong Kong Island
  • Room 2507, Prosperity Center, 25 Chong Yip Street, Kwun Tong
  • Room 1206, Chinachem Tsuen Wan Plaza, 455 Castle Peak Road, Tsuen Wan

To facilitate the application, please get prepared in advance by:

1. logging in our Employer Online Services website with your Manulife Customer Number (MCN) and PIN;

Want to learn more about how to log in our Employer Online Services website?
Watch the video now.

If you have forgotten your PIN, please request a new PIN immediately (the new PIN will be mailed to your company’s correspondence address in 5 business days). Once you get the new PIN, please make sure you can log in our Employer Online Services website with it.

2.after login, please register/update your email address and mobile number to ensure receiving our correspondences/updates; 

3.review your contribution data from the period between December 2019 to March 2020.

If you have any queries, please contact your MPF intermediary.

The government announced the Employment Support Scheme (ESS) to provide time-limited financial support to employers to retain their employees. Online application for the second tranche of wage subsidies will be accepted from August 31 to September 13, 2020. Employers who have applied for the first tranche of wage subsidies (whether the application is successful or not) must submit a new application if they intend to apply for the second tranche of wage subsidies.

Quick guide to fill the online application form

After filling in your company’s information, please follow below on the part for MPF scheme’s information:

  • For ‘your registered MPF Scheme(s)’, please select ‘Manulife Provident Funds Trust Company Limited’, then ‘Manulife Global Select (MPF) Scheme’.
  • For ‘Your MPF Scheme Registrations/Participation Number’, please enter the 7-digit numeric sub-scheme number, excluding the ‘0’ at the beginning. (e.g. if your sub-scheme no. as shown on the Employer Monthly Package is '01234567-01', you only need to input '1234567' during application.)

For further details on completing your application, please refer to the link below:

The latest information about ESS including Frequently Asked Questions can be found on the ESS portal at www.ess.gov.hk. If you have query about the ESS arrangement, application procedure, vetting and payment of subsidy etc, you may email to enquiry@employmentsupport.hk or call the ESS Hotline on 183 6122.

Alternatively, you may make an appointment to visit any of the ESS Help Desks located at:

  • Rm 1701, A T Tower, 180 Electric Road, North Point, Hong Kong Island
  • Room 2507, Prosperity Center, 25 Chong Yip Street, Kwun Tong
  • Room 1206, Chinachem Tsuen Wan Plaza, 455 Castle Peak Road, Tsuen Wan

To facilitate the application, please get prepared in advance by:

1. logging in our Employer Online Services website with your Manulife Customer Number (MCN) and PIN;

Want to learn more about how to log in our Employer Online Services website?
Watch the video now.

If you have forgotten your PIN, please request a new PIN immediately (the new PIN will be mailed to your company’s correspondence address in 5 business days). Once you get the new PIN, please make sure you can log in our Employer Online Services website with it.

2.after login, please register/update your email address and mobile number to ensure receiving our correspondences/updates; 

3.review your contribution data from the period between December 2019 to March 2020.

If you have any queries, please contact your MPF intermediary.

The government announced the Employment Support Scheme (ESS) that provides financial support covering self-employed persons (SEPs). Eligible self-employed persons who did not receive the one-off lump-sum subsidy of HKD7,500 under the first tranche of ESS can also make applications from August 31 to September 13, 2020.

Quick guide to fill the online application form

After filling in your personal information, please follow below on the part for MPF scheme’s information:

  • For ‘your registered MPF Scheme(s)’, please select ‘Manulife Provident Funds Trust Company Limited’, then ‘Manulife Global Select (MPF) Scheme’.
  • For ‘Your MPF Scheme Registrations/Participation Number’, please enter the 7-digit numeric member account number, excluding the ‘0’ at the beginning if any. (e.g. if your member account no. as shown on the Member Benefit Statement is '1234567-1', you only need to input '1234567' during application.

For further details on completing your application, please refer to the link below:

The latest information about ESS including Frequently Asked Questions can be found on the ESS portal at www.ess.gov.hk. If you have query about the ESS arrangement, application procedure, vetting and payment of subsidy etc, you may email to enquiry@employmentsupport.hk or call the ESS Hotline on 183 6122.

Alternatively, you may make an appointment to visit any of the ESS Help Desks located at:

  • Rm 1701, A T Tower, 180 Electric Road, North Point, Hong Kong Island
  • Room 2507, Prosperity Center, 25 Chong Yip Street, Kwun Tong
  • Room 1206, Chinachem Tsuen Wan Plaza, 455 Castle Peak Road, Tsuen Wan

Due to recent outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus, please take note of special arrangement announced by the Hongkong Post, banks or other relevant bodies and make timely MPF contributions and other administration processes. To avoid unnecessary delay, adopt e-Contribution and autopay now!

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Due to recent outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus, please take note of special arrangement announced by the Hongkong Post, banks or other relevant bodies and make timely MPF contributions and other administration processes. To avoid unnecessary delay, adopt e-Contribution and autopay now!

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