Hong Kong Visas Made Easy

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Jun 2012

Winning a Hong Kong Right of Abode Approval in Record Time – Just 4 Days!

Posted by / in Case Study, Long Stay & PR / 6 responses

The Hong Kong Immigration Department come under fire, in our view somewhat unfairly quite often times, when in reality they truly are a customer-focussed governmental agency. In June of 2012 we had a client who needed to secure his Hong Kong Right of Abode in a hurry. A combination of factors conspired to work against […]

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Jun 2012

Hong Kong Visa Extension Advice & Assistance – 100% Free!

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Musing, Special Programmes / 3 responses

The Hong Kong Visa Extension Kit is a professionally prepared resource you can rely on to take away the all too-frequent hassle of the Hong Kong visa extension process. This valuable immigration service contains all of the information, guidance and templates you need to process any kind of residence visa extension for Hong Kong – […]

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Jun 2012

Is the Hong Kong Capital Investment Entrant Scheme Actually Fit for Purpose?

Posted by / in Musing / 6 responses

The Capital Investment Entrant Scheme (“CIES”) came into effect on October 27, 2003. The purpose of the CIES is to encourage financial investment in Hong Kong, granting residence to qualifying applicants who invest a minimum of HK$10 million into qualifying Hong Kong financial assets (not, for the moment, including real estate – but that might […]

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Jun 2012

Your Employer Must Help You Get Your Hong Kong Employment Visa!

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Hadley Says… / 17 responses

Most employers in Hong Kong understand that getting an employment visa is a 2 party process and usually help their foreign national employees get the visa they need to start work here. But sometimes an employer will seek to divorce themselves from the process and say to their new employee “you have to sort the […]

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Jun 2012

Hong Kong Investment Visa Approved Where the Funding Was Running Out

Posted by / in Case Study, Investment Visas / 7 responses

Our clients were UK nationals, he was an RFID engineer and his wife was a marketing expert. They had an interesting business plan to use Hong Kong as a hub for a new business manufacturing and distributing a radio frequency identity device to be incorporated into consumer electronics working seamlessly with smart phones. Their intention […]

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Jun 2012

Hong Kong Employment Visa – When All Else Failed We Appealed to the Chief Executive – And Won!

Posted by / in Case Study, Employment Visas, Refusals & Appeals, VG Front Page / 14 responses

If an application for a case Reconsideration has played itself out without an original refusal having been overturned, where does that leave you in the appeal process? Until 1999, section 53 of the Immigration Ordinance was widely used as a means of final appeal for a large number of refused visa applicants as the mechanism […]

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Jun 2012

Work Visas: Does Your Employer Control Your Hong Kong Immigration Destiny?

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

No way, for sure not  – it simply is not the way the process works… Your Hong Kong employment visa belongs to you, not your employer. They are just responsible for the sponsorship. If the relationship with your employer sours for any reason and your employment terminates this is what happens to your visa: – […]

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Jun 2012

Hong Kong Investment Visas – 3 Case Examples Which Would Not Get Approved

Posted by / in Case Study, Investment Visas / 13 responses

The Hong Kong investment visa approvability test is extremely onerous when compared to other Hong Kong visa categories. Brand new businesses which do pass the test and end up supporting the investment visa of the entreprenuer owner are often really ‘slam dunk’ cases. This tends to mean that, so long as the investor has a solid […]

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Jun 2012

The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio Three – June 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Visitor Visas / 9 responses

After a bit of confusion over scheduling, on the 11th of June I finally made it back to the studios at RTHK in Broadcast Drive to once again appear as a guest on Phil Whelan’s Morning Brew show. This morning we talked about a lot of stuff, but Phil was keen to press the issue […]

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Jun 2012

Hong Kong Investment Visa Applications – What’s Involved?

Posted by / in Investment Visas, Musing / 9 responses

Guess what? You might be surprised to learn that, for an entrepreneurial driven economy such as Hong Kong’s, there are only comparatively few investment visas granted annually. The 200-300 approvals recorded are very modest matched against the 25,000 work visas issued yearly and indeed, the 1,300 capital investment visas which were granted in 2010. As […]

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