Eligibility Check – Application for Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme
Social Welfare Department
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China
Important Notes
The Eligibility Check of Application for Social Security Allowance (SSA) Scheme is an online service for those who want to apply for Old Age Allowance or Old Age Living Allowance under the SSA Scheme to perform a preliminary check on their eligibility. For details and the eligibility criteria of the allowances under the SSA Scheme, please read carefully the “Application for Social Security Allowance Guidance Notes”.

Please note that the checking result of the Eligibility Check is for reference only. It is based on the information you entered and the eligibility criteria for SSA. After your formal submission of the application, the Social Welfare Department (SWD) will assess whether you can satisfy the eligibility criteria according to the information in the application form and the documentary proof provided. As such, the actual application result may be different from the checking result of the Eligibility Check. SWD assumes no liability for any loss incurred in the use of Eligibility Check. For enquiries, please contact the nearest social security field unit.

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