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Feb 2022

Immigration Department Service Disruptions Until (Further Notice)

Posted by / in Musing / 57 responses

Immigration Department Service Disruptions Immigration Department Service Disruptions (For At Least Until February 11, 2022)   IMPORTANT NOTICE TO OUR CLIENTS Due to the latest situation of coronavirus, the Immigration Department is offering a limited service currently. Please see the arrangement below for your reference. ImmD will announce their updated service arrangement next week. We […]

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07

Feb 2022

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

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 considering leaving this role and going back to actively work in my […]

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05

Feb 2022

Can You Expect the Hong Kong Immigration Department to be Flexible in a Work Visa Application if You Expect to Qualify for the Right of Abode a Few Short Weeks Later?

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Your Question Answered / 4 responses

First Published May 21, 2014 It’s important to undertake one application at a time en route to your eventual right of abode in Hong Kong… QUESTION Hi. I need to extend my IANG visa by the end of July. As of the second week in September I will have been in Hong Kong for 7 […]

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02

Feb 2022

What’s the Difference Between Unconditional Stay and Permanent Residence in Hong Kong?

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

When would unconditional stay be an appropriate Hong Kong immigration status as opposed to the right of abode and, in any event, what’s the difference? QUESTION We’re considering to apply for a business investment visa, but we don’t really intend to live in Hong Kong in the near future. If our application gets approved, we’ll […]

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30

Jan 2022

Extending Your Hong Kong Dependant Visa After Divorce

Posted by / in Family Visas, Your Question Answered / 49 responses

First Published February 17, 2016 This is a Hong Kong immigration situation that happens a lot more frequently that you might imagine! Can you extend your Hong Kong dependant visa after divorce? QUESTION I would like to know if there is any possibility for me to extend my dependant/spouse visa since I am now divorced […]

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26

Jan 2022

Can a Non-Graduate Get a Hong Kong Work Visa to Work as a Language Teacher?

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

Hong Kong  work visa to work as a language teacher but no degree? The challenge of securing a Hong Kong work visa for language teachers is rife with contradictions. This question speak to what might work in the very unusual set of circumstances posed. QUESTION “Hi, one of my friends has just recommended you guys […]

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23

Jan 2022

Hong Kong Working Visas – Is it Possible to Build a New Business Here Relying Solely on Highly Specialist Foreign National Skills and Talent?

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

Hong Kong working visas – what would the Hong Kong Immigration Department make of  a new, highly specialised business who’s fundamental ability to exist was driven by the need to import unique foreign national skills and talent? QUESTION Hi Steve, two questions really. First, I’ve recently set up my own business in a specialised area […]

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21

Jan 2022

What’s a Suitable Hong Kong Visa & Immigration Strategy for a Highly Accomplished Professional Trailing Unmarried Partner?

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Special Programmes, Your Question Answered / 8 responses

A suitable Hong Kong visa & immigration strategy for a highly accomplished professional trailing unmarried partner It’s only natural to wish to iron out all the immigration wrinkles prior to a relocation to Hong Kong when you’re joining your loved one who’s transferring here. This question provides a great opportunity for a discussion of the […]

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18

Jan 2022

Can I Use An Online Marriage Certificate to Get A Hong Kong Dependant Visa?

Posted by / in COVID CHRONICLES, Family Visas, VG Front Page / No responses

Can I Use An Online Marriage Certificate to Get A Hong Kong Dependant Visa? Broken hearts be what they are. This sort of enforced separation from your loved ones in Hong Kong has meant that the Immigration Department in recent times have had to consider applications for dependent visas from people who have been married […]

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15

Jan 2022

Hong Kong Permanent Residency Approval With 2 Year Absence From Hong Kong!

Posted by / in Case Study, Long Stay & PR / 20 responses

First Published: December 8, 2013 This case study details a Hong Kong Right of Abode application where our client had, due to ill health, unexpectedly spent more than two years away from Hong Kong during the 7 years of continuous ordinary residence needed to lawfully establish permanent residency in the HKSAR. More Stuff You May […]

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