The Visa Geeza

Hong Kong Visas Made Easy

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Mar 2016

So, Stephen, What’s Your ‘Relationship’ Like With the Hong Kong Immigration Department?

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On December 8, 2015, I was a guest of Startup Grind Hong Kong. . .  In the Q&A session after the interview, I was asked about my “relationship” with the Hong Kong Immigration Department. It’s the first time anyone has asked me this question on camera and I was very surprised with what the questioner then […]

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Mar 2016

How to Get a Hong Kong Entrepreneur Visa Approved – The Inside Scoop – Passing the Approvability Test

Posted by / in Investment Visas, Musing / 4 responses

On December 10, 2015 I gave a talk at Centre O Connect in Sheung wan setting out the nitty gritty of the Hong Kong entrepreneur visa since the implementation of the Enhancement Measures on May 6, 2015. In this segment, I discuss what it takes to get approved for a Hong Kong entrepreneur visa under […]

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Mar 2016

How To Extend the Exit-Entry Permit Endorsement for a Chinese National Temporary Resident of Hong Kong

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Musing, Special Programmes / 2 responses

I recently received an email from a client who’s wife is Chinese (PRC passport holder) and had to go through an extension process for her Hong Kong/Macau Exit-Entry Permit Endorsement (blue book) as it was up for renewal. As this is a China immigration document/process and not a Hong Kong immigration document process, we have […]

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Feb 2016

QOTW: Will My Hong Kong Work Visa Change of Employer be Denied If My Fixed Compensation is Significantly Less Than in My Current Role?

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What happens to your Hong Kong work visa change of employer application if your new job pays much less than your old one? QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK I currently hold an employment visa with a Hong Kong company where I am receiving a monthly salary of HK$50,000 (fixed salary, no bonuses), and have been working with this […]

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Feb 2016

How to Get a Hong Kong Entrepreneur Visa Approved – The Inside Scoop – The Question of Money

Posted by / in Investment Visas, Musing / 5 responses

On December 10, 2015 I gave a talk at Centre O Connect in Sheung wan setting out the nitty gritty of the Hong Kong entrepreneur visa since the implementation of the Enhancement Measures on May 6, 2015. In this segment, I discuss the hoary old chestnut of the ‘minimum amount of cash’ needed to anticipate […]

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10

Feb 2016

One Man Hong Kong Investment Visa – What’s Required? (In Pictures)

Posted by / in Infographic, Investment Visas / 21 responses

– Hong Kong investment visas are hard to get but not always impossible where the company starts out as a one man business. This infographic sets out exactly what is required in your approach to the Hong Kong Immigration Department. More Info to Help You Along Are there any advantages to being an existing resident […]

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Jan 2016

How to Get a Hong Kong Entrepreneur Visa Approved – The Inside Scoop – Startup vs. Entrepreneur?

Posted by / in Investment Visas, Musing / 4 responses

On December 10, 2015 I gave a talk at Centre O Connect in Sheung wan setting out the nitty gritty of the Hong Kong entrepreneur visa since the implementation of the Enhancement Measures on May 6, 2015. In this segment, I discuss the difference between being an applicant as an Entrepreneur under the Business Investment […]

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28

Jan 2016

Why Dieudonné M’Bala M’Bala Was Denied Entry Into Hong Kong Today

Posted by / in Musing, Visitor Visas / No responses

In the next 24 hours, you’ll hear a lot of noise about why this French maverick was denied entry into Hong Kong today. Putting aside the controversy surrounding his material and also his political views, there is a solid immigration justification for ImmD to refuse him entry. They had reasonable grounds to suspect that he […]

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Jan 2016

How to Get a Hong Kong Entrepreneur Visa Approved – The Inside Scoop – How Did We Get Here?

Posted by / in Investment Visas, Musing / 4 responses

On December 10, 2015 I gave a talk at Centre O Connect in Sheung wan setting out the nitty gritty of the Hong Kong entrepreneur visa since the implementation of the Enhancement Measures on May 6, 2015. In this segment, I discuss the history of investment visa policy in Hong Kong over the last 25 […]

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Jan 2016

The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio 3 – January, 2016

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For the first time this year, I got to see Le Monseigneur Whelan over at RTHK Radio 3 yesterday.  As always, we had a good old natter and covered out of policy decisions of ImmD among other things. You can listen to our complete discussion here. Phil works real hard on his Morning Brew Facebook page which I […]

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