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Hong Kong Visas Made Easy

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Dec 2022

Can I ‘Touch And Go’ At Hong Kong Airport To Keep My 3 Year PR Active During Covid19?

Posted by / in COVID CHRONICLES, Feature Article, Long Stay & PR, Musing, VG Front Page, Your Question Answered / No responses

Can I ‘Touch And Go’ At Hong Kong Airport To Keep My 3 Year PR Active During Covid19? I’ve answered this question several times via email by now so it’s time to explain it here … https://www.bio-hk.com/quarantine-procedures-for-entry-via-airport/ QUESTION Hi Stephen It will be 3 years this festive season since I was last in Hong Kong. […]

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Dec 2022

I Possess an APEC Business Travel Card – Will It Advantage Me in My Hong Kong Investment Visa Application?

Posted by / in Investment Visas, Your Question Answered / 5 responses

This question really is all about the Catch 22 which I have posted on quite a few times previously. However, there is an interesting twist in that the questioner has entered Hong Kong on an APEC Business Travel Card and none of his clients are actually based in Hong Kong. So I am grateful for […]

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06

Nov 2022

Is It Ever OK to Work in Hong Kong on a Visitor Visa?

Posted by / in Employment Visas, VG Front Page, Visitor Visas, Your Question Answered / 15 responses

First Published September 22, 2021 Is it ever OK to work in Hong Kong on a visitor visa? You would assume, quite reasonably, that if the Hong Kong Immigration Department advised you that is was OK to come to Hong Kong as a visitor and work, then that would be kosher, right? Wrong! In this question, […]

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Oct 2022

Hong Kong Immigration Policy Enhancements October 2022

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Feature Article, Resource, Sherpa, VG Front Page / No responses

Hong Kong Immigration Policy Enhancements October 2022. An interesting turn up for the books last week, when the Chief Executive gave his maiden policy address where he laid out certain Enhancements to our immigration policy which are designed to both attract foreign businesses to Hong Kong and also prescribed Talents. We apparently had a hundred and forty thousand […]

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Oct 2022

I Want to Change Jobs With a Significant Reduction in My Base Salary – How Will this Impact on My Hong Kong Employment Visa Change of Sponsorship Application?

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

QUESTION I currently hold a Hong Kong employment visa with a company where I am receiving a monthly salary of HK$50,000 (fixed salary, no bonuses), and have been working with this company for the past 4 years. My contract, and visa, are due to expire soon so I am in the process of looking for a […]

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11

Oct 2022

How Can My FDH Visa Holding Fiance Transition into A Dependant Visa With 6-12 Months to Go Before We Get Married?

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

First Published June 27, 2018 Documenting proof of the genuine nature of your relationship is a condition precedent to the grant of a dependant visa with the burden of proof decreasing the longer you have been married. Consequently, the newer your relationship / marriage the greater the onus is on you to satisfy ImmD that […]

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Sep 2022

Will One Month As A Visitor Between Residence Visas Break My Continuity of Residence for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong?

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

First Published June 20, 2013 This question raises its head in many different guises but this is the first time that anyone has asked it in such a pointed way in the context of training visas – so I’m pleased to be able to shed some light! QUESTION Hi, Great that you provide this service! […]

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15

Sep 2022

Hong Kong PR After 7 Years

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Hong Kong PR After 7 Years? What does it take to qualify for Hong Kong PR after 7 years? Are you a foreign national having arrived in Hong Kong legally and have held a residence visa here back to back with no gaps for a full seven years? If so, you might be in the hunt […]

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Sep 2022

Hong Kong Visa Information In Less Than 60 Seconds

Posted by / in 60 Second Snapshot, Case Study, Resource, VG Front Page, Your Question Answered / No responses

From my new YouTube Shorts channel. Perhaps you can Subscribe please? Once this channel gets to 100 Subscribers, I can name it officially the Visa Geeza channel! I have historically never given much thought to YouTube but in recent times have figured out how it really works to help connect with folks who need answers […]

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Sep 2022

Will a Break in Continuous Employment Mean a Break in Continuous Residence For the Purposes of a Hong Kong Right of Abode Application?

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Your Question Answered / 11 responses

First Published July 2012 This question raises a really good point of Hong Kong immigration practice and provides an opportunity to shed some light on how ‘continuity of residence’ is considered by the HKID when it comes to permanent residency applications from 7 year-resident foreign nationals in the HKSAR. QUESTION “Hi, I have been working […]

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