Hong Kong Visas Made Easy

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May 2012

60 Pages or 7 Pages for Your Hong Kong Investment Visa Plan? It’s Your Choice…

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If someone has told you that you need a fully fledged business plan in support of your Hong Kong investment visa, don’t believe them because it’s not true. Most definitely have your plans, intentions and money flows written down and make sure your business is planned, but don’t be intimidated into drawing up a formally […]

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May 2012

What’s the Basic Income of a Typical Hong Kong Employment Visa Holder?

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Hadley Says… / 5 responses

Many employment visa applicants and the companies which want to hire them struggle with the question of what’s the minimum salary for visa approval? The answer is quite easy really: – The target should be two hundred thousand hong kong dollars each year – This is the total value of the employment not just the […]

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May 2012

Can I Apply for a Residence Visa for Hong Kong While I Am Visiting?

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Hadley Says…, Investment Visas, Special Programmes / 2 responses

In making your decision about making your Hong Kong residence visa application from inside or outside of Hong Kong you really need to consider: • That some types of visa applications such as Mainland Talents and Permanent Residency require you to be specifically inside or outside of Hong Kong when you apply but for most […]

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May 2012

Your Hong Kong Employment Visa – What Happens When You Lose Your Job?

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Hadley Says…, Investment Visas / 3 responses

If have an employment visa and have stopped working for your sponsoring employer, no matter what the reason, you will not have to leave Hong Kong straight away. The HKID provide you with enough time to make arrangements to find an alternate employer or, if you prefer, to lay the groundwork to start your own […]

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May 2012

The Double-Edged Blade of a Hong Kong Investment Visa Approval

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If your Hong Kong investment visa has been approved subject to Business Review it could make for some sleepless nights over the course of your first 12 months in Hong Kong. You see, in this case, the Hong Kong Immigration Department will once again look very closely at your business to make sure that it […]

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May 2012

Can I Apply for a Visa After I Have Moved to Hong Kong or Should I Apply Beforehand?

Posted by / in 60 Second Snapshot, Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas / 2 responses

In some cases, you simply must be outside of Hong Kong to apply. In others, you definitely have to be in Hong Kong on the day your application is filed. It all depends. There are pros and cons and a lot depends on your nationality too! More Stuff to Help You Along I have been made […]

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May 2012

How Extensive Should My Business Plan Be In Order to Get a Hong Kong Investment Visa?

Posted by / in 60 Second Snapshot, Investment Visas / 6 responses

Not massively so. In fact you can get away without one altogether if writing such a document doesn’t fall readily within your existing skill set. There are other ways to skin this particular cat. More Stuff You May Find Useful WRAP UP: How to apply for a Hong Kong investment visa without any professional help […]

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May 2012

Is There a Base Salary Requirement for a Hong Kong Employment Visa?

Posted by / in 60 Second Snapshot, Employment Visas / No responses

Effectively, yes, there is. The target sum that you’re looking for is about 200,000 Hong Kong dollars a year. However, this sum is not in of itself, definitive. We’ve seen approvals down at the HKD186,000 level. And this amount is NOT the value of the cash salary to be paid. No, the HKD200,000 can amount to the total value […]

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May 2012

Shareholder in the Company Employing You? What the Hong Kong Immigration Department Think…

Posted by / in 60 Second Snapshot, Employment Visas, Investment Visas / 4 responses

There really is no such thing as visa self-sponsorship if you are an entrepreneur seeking permissions to join in your own business in Hong Kong. You either work for an independent third party employer, or you are working for yourself (or possibly in partnership with one or 2 others). The Immigration Department will look through […]

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May 2012

‘Temporary’ Hong Kong Investment Visa Approvals – What Does it Mean?

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If your Hong Kong investment visa has been approved but the Hong Kong Immigration Department believe your application was marginal, you can expect your visa to be subject to Business Review the first time that it comes up for extension. An investment visa approved subject to Business Review is bitter-sweet. Further Content for More Information […]

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