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Hong Kong Visas Made Easy

06

Jan 2024

Will Vocational Rather Than Academic Qualifications Satisfy ImmD When Making a Hong Kong Work Visa Application?

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

Hong Kong Work Visa Is A Degree An Absolute Pre-Requisite? Is it always absolutely necessary to call upon a university degree qualification in order to get a Hong Kong work visa application approved? QUESTION I have found a job here and am now in the process of applying for a Hong Kong work visa. It […]

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05

Jan 2024

Do I Need An Employment Visa Even If I Will Be In Hong Kong For Just 2 Weeks To Complete A Consulting Assignment?

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Visitor Visas, Your Question Answered / 4 responses

Do You Need An Employment Visa For Short Term Work In Hong Kong? Yes, No, Maybe … First Published August 29, 2021   A foreign national seeking to come to Hong Kong to work, paid or unpaid, for a long or short duration, requires the permission of the Hong Kong Director of Immigration. QUESTION Dear […]

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04

Jan 2024

Can I Go From A Hong Kong Investment Visa To An Employment Visa And Back To An Investment Visa Again?

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

To & Fro From A Hong Kong Investment Visa Is It Possible? Entrepreneurship is a fluid beast! QUESTION Hello, I was on an investment visa for a year when I started my own business and then took on a full time role with another company.  I was transferred to an employment visa.  I am now […]

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03

Jan 2024

How Do I Go About Changing Employers To Get A New Hong Kong Employment Visa Sponsor?

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

Hong Kong Employment Visa Change Of Sponsorship Easy Or Hard?   This question comes up all the time (and is actually answered on the home page of our Blog) but I am grateful for the opportunity to revisit it again now… QUESTION Hi, I’m currently working in Hong Kong with a valid working visa but […]

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02

Jan 2024

How Do You Prove To The Hong Kong Immigration Department That You Have Tried To Recruit Locally?

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

How Do You Prove To ImmD That You Have Tried to Recruit Locally? What Will The Hong Kong Immigration Department Accept? Excellent question earlier this week. Great opportunity to slay a few sacred cows. QUESTION Hi, one of the requirements for the work visa application is a proof of genuine vacancy. What if a sponsoring […]

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01

Jan 2024

Can I Apply For Right Of Abode If My Employment Visa Expires On The Exact 7 Year Anniversary Of My Residence In Hong Kong But I Have No Job On That Date?

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Your Question Answered / 5 responses

Unemployed When Your Eligibility For Right Of Abode Accrues? Can You Still Qualify For PR Even Without A Job … First Published June 4, 2103 Do you need to be employed on the date that your 7 year anniversary of your residence in Hong Kong comes up which then allows you apply for the right […]

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31

Dec 2023

Right of Abode | Continuity of Residence | Time Spent Away From Hong Kong For Education Or Medical Treatment

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

Right of Abode & Continuity of Ordinary Residence Calculation What Counts & What Doesn’t?   First Published October 4, 2014   Got 2 very similar questions in recently so I’m taking the opportunity to kill 2 birds with one stone… QUESTIONS I have a residency visa and this is my 6th year in Hong Kong. […]

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30

Dec 2023

I Would Like to Apply for a Job Seekers Visa For Hong Kong | How Do I Go About Doing It?

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Visitor Visas, Your Question Answered / 4 responses

Is There Such An Animal As A Job Seekers Visa For Hong Kong? If There Is, Please Tell Me More … Hong Kong immigration is rife with visa gossip and rumours so I am pleased this question has been raised as it allows me to slay an old dragon once and for all!   QUESTION Hi Stephen, […]

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29

Dec 2023

You Accidentally Overstay Your Hong Kong Employment Visa | Need to Change Employer | What Happens Now?

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Did You Accidentally Overstay Your Hong Kong Employment Visa … How Do You Solve The Problem Where You Need To Change Employer? First Published February 7, 2019 Accidentally overstay your Hong Kong employment visa?- What happens to you when  seek to change your employment visa sponsor but realise you have accidentally let your current visa expire […]

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28

Dec 2023

I Have A PRC National Spouse Resident On the Mainland | Can She Get A Dependant Visa For Hong Kong?

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

Can A PRC National Spouse Get A Dependant Visa For Hong Kong? Can they qualify, if so, how? The question of immigration status for mainland resident spouses of current or aspiring Hong Kong residents is a bit of a hot potato. As this PodCast answer below  sets out, there is a dual track system in […]

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