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Feb 2024

The Path To Hong Kong Residency & Our Fantastic Low Tax Regime

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Infographic, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Special Programmes / 4 responses

The Path To Hong Kong Residency & Our Fantastic Low Tax Regime First Published June 4, 2012 Hong Kong has an open and flexible immigration policy that promotes and simplifies the relocation of foreign nationals possessing employment skills, business expertise, and capital to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). Moreover, their family members (spouse […]

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Feb 2024

Can I Get A Depedant Visa For An Elderly Parent If I Have A Permanent HK ID Card?

Posted by / in Family Visas, Your Question Answered / No responses

Can I Get A Depedant Visa For An Elderly Parent If I Have A Permanent HK ID Card? I get 30-40 questions each week and not all of them merit a podcast answer. Some are answered quickly via email and for the next few days I’ll post some of these anonymised replies here. A Depedant […]

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Feb 2024

I Lived In Hong Kong For 11 Years – And Have Been Gone For The Last 7 – Can I Still Get Permanent Residency?

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I Lived In Hong Kong For 11 Years – And Have Been Gone For The Last 7 – Can I Still Get Permanent Residency? First Published July 11, 2018 It happens a lot more often than you might imagine. You’d think that the many early years in Hong Kong ought to count towards your right […]

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Feb 2024

Is It A Good Or A Bad Sign That The HKID Keep Coming Back With Further Requests For Information?

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas, Your Question Answered / No responses

Is It A Good Or A Bad Sign That The HKID Keep Coming Back With Further Requests For Information? This question seeks to understand what you should make of repeat requests for information from the Hong Kong Immigration Department (HKID) during the course of your visa application. QUESTION “Good day. In the course of what […]

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Feb 2024

How Important Are Employment Testimonials In A Hong Kong QMAS Visa Application?

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How Important Are Employment Testimonials In A Hong Kong QMAS Visa Application? The Quality Migrant Admission Scheme is designed to attract ‘top notch’ talents to the HKSAR and, by my reckoning, only about 5% of applicants ever receive a Golden Ticket. Of course if you happen to have a Nobel prize or you are an […]

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Feb 2024

I Was Convicted Of A Crime And Removed From Hong Kong – How Do My Visa Options Look Now?

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Refusals & Appeals, Visitor Visas, Your Question Answered / No responses

I Was Convicted Of A Crime And Removed From Hong Kong – How Do My Visa Options Look Now? First Published November 6, 2018 Life in Hong Kong can throw up many challenges, none too much greater than the following: QUESTION Hello, and thank you for the opportunity to ask my question! I have questions, […]

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Feb 2024

What Pathways To An Employment Visa Exist For A Fresh, Foreign University Graduate Arriving In Hong Kong Seeking Career Opportunities Here?

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What Pathways To An Employment Visa Exist For A Fresh, Foreign University Graduate Arriving In Hong Kong Seeking Career Opportunities Here? Whilst the Immigration Arrangements for Non-local Graduates afford a clean pathway to working permission for foreign nationals freshly graduating from Hong Kong universities, the situation is very different if your degree is from overseas […]

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Feb 2024

Is There Any Special Visa Type For Foreign National Media Professionals Seeking To Live & Freelance In Hong Kong?

Posted by / in Investment Visas, Your Question Answered / 2 responses

Is There Any Special Visa Type For Foreign National Media Professionals Seeking To Live & Freelance In Hong Kong? Independent media professionals often occupy a round-pegs-in-square-holes situation when it comes to being able to practice their trade in Hong Kong and this question discusses how they might go about being able to do so. QUESTION […]

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Feb 2024

13 – How To Apply For A Hong Kong Investment Visa Without Any Professional Help – The Catch 22

Posted by / in Investment Visas, Musing / 23 responses

13 – How To Apply For A Hong Kong Investment Visa Without Any Professional Help – The Catch 22 – First Published February 28, 2013 – But The Advice Holds Good Today On January 17, 2013 I gave a talk at Centre O in Wanchai on how to go about applying for a Hong Kong business investment visa without […]

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Feb 2024

The Right of Abode & Permanent Residence For Foreign Children In Hong Kong

Posted by / in Long Stay & PR, Musing / 4 responses

The Right of Abode & Permanent Residence For Foreign Children In Hong Kong What is the situation as regards the Right of Abode & Permanent Residence for foreign children in Hong Kong when they reach 21 years of age? Clearing up the confusion as to HKID cards at 11, 18 and what happens at 21? […]

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