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May 2020

Does My Child Get the Right of Abode if She Wasn’t Born in Hong Kong But I Have the Right to Land?

Posted by / in Family Visas, Long Stay & PR, Your Question Answered / 7 responses

First Published December 25, 2012 A relatively straightforward answer to, what can be, quite a complex question dealing with ‘Hong-Kong-immigration status-by-descent’ for foreign nationals born in the HKSAR. QUESTION I was born in Hong Kong  (I am a British passport holder and of British parents). I do not have ***. My daughter was born in […]

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24

Apr 2020

How Hard is it to Transfer From a Hong Kong Working Holiday Visa to a Full Employment Visa?

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

You know how it is… you arrive in Hong Kong for a year of fun and adventure and then you want to stay… QUESTION Hi there! I’m an Australian citizen in Hong Kong, working under a working holiday visa which only permits me to work 3 months per employer. Is the only way around this […]

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20

Apr 2020

Hong Kong Immigration Department – COVID19 UPDATE

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Feature Article, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, VG Front Page, Visitor Visas / 14 responses

Hong Kong Immigration Department – COVID19 UPDATE A short video update as to what’s happening at the Hong Kong Immigration Department and how our professional practice is faring in these troubled times.   More Stuff You Will Surely Find Useful! 10 Must Have Resources for a Trouble-Free Hong Kong Employment Visa Application 10 Must Have […]

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16

Apr 2020

I Run an Internet Company Based Out of Hong Kong But Choose to Spend Most of My Time Away – Can I Get Permanent Residency in Hong Kong After 7 Years?

Posted by / in Long Stay & PR, Your Question Answered / 2 responses

First Published July 9, 2016 The modern, connected economy throws up myriad ways for people to organize their lives and business affairs and, as can be seen from this great question, how might ImmD respond to an application for the Right of Abode where an internet entrepreneur bases himself here with his family but they […]

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30

Mar 2020

Can I Easily Swap From a Working Holiday Visa to a Hong Kong Work Visa?

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Special Programmes, Your Question Answered / 1 response

How can one go about swapping from a Hong Kong Working Holiday Visa to a complete Hong Kong work visa? QUESTION I am a British citizen with a 1st class degree, 2 years work experience and unique language abilities. I am currently in Hong Kong on a working holiday visa and was employed at a […]

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24

Mar 2020

Will Redundancy & Subsequent, Extensive Overseas Travel Away Negatively Impact a Hong Kong Permanent Residency Application at the 7 Year Mark?

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Your Question Answered / No responses

What are ImmD looking for to ensure that you are settled in Hong Kong at the time they consider your Hong Kong Permanent Residency application? QUESTION Firstly, thank you for the great service you provide. I just had two questions for you that are related. I currently have a work visa for 3 years (2-2-3). […]

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13

Mar 2020

Is It Possible to Change Employment Visa Sponsorship Where the Employer Has Not Yet Established a New Company in Hong Kong (i.e. Has No Business Operations Here Yet)?

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Your Question Answered / 1 response

First Published August 17, 2014 What’s the story where a new employer has not yet set up shop in the HKSAR? QUESTION Hello Visa Geeza, Thanks in advance! Your website has brought clarity on a number of questions I had on the visa process. I do however have a few more. I’m currently employed by […]

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09

Mar 2020

QOTW: What Documents Are Needed to Extend a Hong Kong Business Investment Visa?

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

First Published August 13, 2014 Extend a Hong Kong business investment visa?  Not so long ago the Hong Kong Immigration Department made life quite easy for certain entrepreneurs when it came time to extend a business investment visa… QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK For extending my Hong Kong investment visa for the first renewal, do you recommend […]

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18

Feb 2020

And Now For Something Completely Different (TP Is A Human Right! – Toilet Paper Shortage In Hong Kong)

Posted by / in Musing / No responses

Toilet Paper Shortage In Hong Kong: I was ambling along Bowen Road a couple of days ago on my daily walk when I met this very interesting lady who was lamenting the state of toilet paper supply in Hong Kong at the moment. She says it all really! More Stuff You Will Surely Find Useful! […]

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12

Feb 2020

Will Civil or Non-Criminal Penalties Accruing to a Business Impact the Hong Kong PR Application of One of its Directors?

Posted by / in Long Stay & PR, Your Question Answered / No responses

How is an application for Hong Kong PR (permanent residency or the right of abode) impacted as a result of non-criminal litigation and Court sanctions? QUESTION My partner and I run a company (LTD) in Hong Kong. We’ve been a bit behind on our bills and most likely the company will be taken to court […]

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