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I do not know clearly about Old Age Allowance (OAA) in Hong Kong. Would you please help me with the definition?

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Steven Chow
21 May 2021
I do not know clearly about Old Age Allowance (OAA) in Hong Kong. Would you please help me with the definition?

I do not know clearly about Old Age Allowance (OAA) in Hong Kong. Would you please help me with the definition?

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maxwong0012@hotmail.com
20 May 2021

Hope it helps 😊

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Steven Chow
20 May 2021

Thank you so much for the detailed reply.

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maxwong0012@hotmail.com
20 May 2021

The Old Age Allowance is a monthly allowance provided by Social Welfare Department (SWD) to Hong Kong elderly residents aged 70 or above to meet special needs arising from old age. The Scheme is non-means tested. From 1 February 2021 onwards, the amount of assistance payable per month of Old Age Allowance is HK$1,475.

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