The Visa Geeza

Hong Kong Visas Made Easy

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Jul 2015

QOTW: Any Chance to Visit Hong Kong After Being Convicted of a Serious Offence Overseas?

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What might ImmD make of such a foreign national seeking to come to visit Hong Kong again? QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK My friend holds a British passport and has family in Hong Kong. He has been many times before as a visitor but 5 years ago was convicted of a sexual offence in the UK […]

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Jul 2015

How Can You Extend Your Hong Kong Work Visa if Your Passport Is About to Expire?

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Musing / No responses

How can you extend your Hong Kong work visa if your passport  has only a very limited amount of time remaining on it before it expires? QUESTION Hello, My passport is currently being renewed but my Hong Kong work visa runs out very soon.  However I cannot start the visa extension application process without a new […]

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Jul 2015

Hong Kong Immigration… What Does It Mean… Visa Gossip & Rumours?

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / No responses

Over the last 20 years or so I have coined a number of phrases in Hong Kong immigration parlance. In this short video, I discuss the hoary old chestnut of Visa Gossip & Rumours. More Stuff You May Find Useful or Interesting Hong Kong immigration… what does it mean… Twilight Zone? Hong Kong immigration… what does […]

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Jul 2015

Video… Visa Geeza Speaks… Get There First!

Posted by / in Musing, Visa Geeza TV / No responses

Over the last few months I have been invited to speak at various events around town on the use of video, our business strategy and experience in building a rapidly growing professional services business based on the concept of giving all of our IP, visa know-how and immigration experience away for free via our three […]

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Jun 2015

ImmD @ Sixes & Sevens Presently – Longer Case Processing Times Than Usual Being Experienced At This Time

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

Longer Case Processing Times – the Enhancement Measures of the Hong Kong Immigration Department came into effect on May 4… Image Credit Since then it is now routinely taking longer across the board for most applications affecting foreign national applicants and temporary residents alike. Whilst it is still very early on in the life of […]

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Jun 2015

LIFTING THE LID: Why Did We Start the Visa Geeza Interviews?

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In this occasional series of commentary, I provide a peek inside our professional practice and offer a glimpse of what it’s like to be part of the Hong Kong Visa Centre team. In this short piece, I discuss why we started our 5 year project, The Visa Geeza Interviews (want to be our guest?) More Stuff […]

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Jun 2015

QOTW: What Happens to Your Hong Kong Dependant Visa if Your Spouse is Made Redundant?

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If your spouse loses his (or her!) job what impact does it have on your Hong Kong dependant visa? QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK I am on a Hong Kong dependant visa. My husband and I were both working for the same company (he has been with them over 2 years in Hong Kong) and we […]

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Jun 2015

Hong Kong Immigration… What Does It Mean… Shenzhen Shuttle?

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Over the last 20 years or so I have coined a number of phrases in Hong Kong immigration parlance. In this short video I discuss the Shenzhen Shuttle. More Stuff You May Find Useful or Interesting Hong Kong immigration… what does it mean… Administrative Flux? Hong Kong immigration… what does it mean… Slippers & Pipe […]

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Jun 2015

The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio 3 – June, 2015

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Investment Visas, Musing, Special Programmes / No responses

It had been about 10 weeks since I got over to Broadcast Drive to see el maestro Whelan but made it finally yesterday… You can listen to our complete discussion here. Phil works real hard on his Morning Brew Facebook page which I recommend you check out and Like! More Stuff You Might Find Useful or Interesting More […]

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Jun 2015

My Intellectual Heroes… Reading List & Presentations to Watch!

Posted by / in Feature Article, Musing, Resource / 10 responses

These four gentlemen are my Intellectual Heroes. I have been circulating a reading and watching list via email for a couple of years now and increasingly people are asking me to send it to them. So, here we go… For background on the deeper thinking that went into the development of our business model please […]

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