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Hong Kong Visas Made Easy

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Jan 2018

What Visa Options Exist For A Trailing Girlfriend Where There is No Possibility of a Hong Kong Defacto Spouse Visa?

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

The pickings are slim where there is no possibility of a Hong Kong defacto spouse visa (otherwise known as a prolonged visitor visa)… QUESTION I have looked over your website and found lots of good information. However, I think I have a question that may not have been answered on the site. I have been […]

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Jan 2018

Hong Kong Visitor Visa – Can My 2 Week Visitor Visa Wife ‘Piggy Back’ on My 90 Day Visitor Visa Nationality To Get The Same Limit of Stay As Me?

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

Does it help being a 90 day Hong Kong visitor visa national if your spouse is a 14 day Hong Kong visitor visa national? QUESTION I am an American who has recently married a Filipina.   I do not have any residence visa for Hong Kong; I’m just here as a 90 day visitor as a US citizen. […]

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27

Dec 2017

Do You Need to Have Been Physically Present in Hong Kong for a Full Seven Years (i.e 2555 Days All Told) in Order to Qualify for Hong Kong Permanent Residency?

Posted by / in Long Stay & PR, Your Question Answered / 86 responses

Sometimes even the big name publications can get their facts (and law) wrong… do you need to have been physically present in Hong Kong for a full seven years (i.e 2555 days all told) in order to qualify for Hong Kong permanent residency? QUESTION Dear Stephen, The Wall Street Journal guide to HK states (here: […]

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Dec 2017

How to Change From a Hong Kong Dependant Visa to a Hong Kong Employment Visa (Whiteboard Animation)

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Sherpa / No responses

How to change from a Hong Kong dependant visa to a Hong Kong employment visa from 39,000 feet (whiteboard animation). We are presently building the website for our new corporate services proposition, Hong Kong Visa Sherpa. We are bringing a whole new line of content to help companies with more than 100 employees to do […]

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13

Dec 2017

Do You Need a Visa to Operate a Business in Hong Kong if You Are Not Yet Resident Here?

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

Great question today with a simple answer and an opportunity to shed some more light on the Catch 22 and  your ‘intention to reside’… QUESTION Who we are: We are a UK pharmaceutical wholesale distributor in business for 15 years, currently selling into Hong Kong.  Objective: To establish an office and register 3 pharmaceutical products with […]

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Dec 2017

How To Qualify For a Hong Kong Work Visa Under the Admission Scheme For Mainland Talents & Professionals- From 39,000 Feet (Whiteboard Animation)

Posted by / in Sherpa, Special Programmes / No responses

How to qualify for a Hong Kong work visa under the Admission Scheme For Mainland Talents & Professionals – from 39,000 feet! We are presently building the website for our new corporate services proposition, Hong Kong Visa Sherpa. We are bringing a whole new line of content to help companies with more than 100 employees […]

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Dec 2017

Can I Lawfully Rent an Apartment in Hong Kong as a Frequent Visitor – What Would the Immigration Department Make of That?

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

If you find yourself often in Hong Kong as a frequent Visitor is it lawful and / or possible to rent an apartment in order to keep accommodation expenses down… QUESTION I’m an Expat based in Thailand & often come to Hong Kong for meetings or transit for business trips to China, Taiwan, Korea and […]

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30

Nov 2017

10 Questions About Hong Kong’s New Smart Identity Card Answered

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Great article in the SCMP Yesterday about the new Smart ID card reissue exercise coming soon to Hong Kong. Check Out The Article Here   More Stuff You May Find Useful or Interesting Hong Kong permanent residency approval with a 2 year absence from Hong Kong My employment visa expires before my change of employer […]

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Nov 2017

How Can I Resign From My Current Job BEFORE My Hong Kong Change of Employer Application Has Been Approved?

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

Hong Kong change of employer application – how can you readily manage the should-you-resign-before-your-change-of-work-visa-sponsorship-application-has-been-approved conundrum? QUESTION I have held a Hong Kong work visa for 2 .5 years now and I am currently in the process of finalizing an offer letter with a new employer here. I need your advice in relation to the timing […]

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Nov 2017

Can You Work For a Single Client as a Pseudo-Employee Whilst Holding a Hong Kong Investment Visa?

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

If you are granted a Hong Kong investment visa, does this allow you to (essentially) take up a dedicated employment on a consulting basis for a single client, effectively taking up a full time role to the exclusion of all other business opportunities for your self-owned company? QUESTION Hi, I’m currently in the process of […]

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