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The Hong Kong Training Visa Process: A Step-by-Step Guide for Foreign National Interns & Trainees

October 1st, 2023

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Hong Kong Training Visa? A Guide for Aspiring Foreign National Interns and Trainees Are you eyeing Hong Kong as your next career destination? In this post, you’ll discover everything you need to know about the Hong Kong training visa: eligibility, application process, duration, and rules around additional employment. Moreover, I’ll highlight the benefits you can […]

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What Are You Really Buying From A Hong Kong Immigration Consultant?

September 17th, 2023

Posted by / in 60 Second Snapshot, Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, VG Front Page, Visitor Visas / 9 responses

What Do You Get For Your Money When You Instruct A Hong Kong Immigration Consultant? First Published 2012 (11 Years Ago – Look How Young I Am!) Should You Pay or Shouldn’t You Pay? Do you need a Hong Kong Immigration Consultant? There is sooooo much chatter on public forums about the value that a […]

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Hong Kong | Extension Of Visa Requirements | Advice & Assistance | D-I-Y Kit | 100% FREE!

September 12th, 2023

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Extension Of Visa Requirements Everything You Need To Extend Your Hong Kong Residence Visa With Our D-I-Y Visa Extension Kit 100% FREE! Extension of Visa Requirements? The Hong Kong Visa Extension Kit is a professionally prepared resource you can rely on to take away the all-too-frequent hassle of the Hong Kong visa extension process. This […]

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Short Term Work Visa For Hong Kong | Cancelled If the Holder Activates It | But Only Starts Work Just Before Expiry?

September 10th, 2023

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

Will A Short Term Work Visa Be Cancelled Due To Non-Activation? Short term work visa for Hong Kong – I originally answered this question 9 years ago but it is still relevant today …   QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK We have sponsored an Indian passport holder for a short term work visa for Hong Kong to work “legally” […]

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Hong Kong Work Visa | What Does It Mean | Suitable Credible Sponsor?

September 8th, 2023

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A Suitable Credible Sponsor For Your Hong Kong Work Visa Application? Over the last 20 years or so I have coined a number of phrases in Hong Kong immigration parlance … Suitable credible sponsor for a work visa? In this short piece, I discuss how the Hong Kong Immigration Department assess the bona fides of […]

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Redundancy | Expiring Hong Kong Employment Visa | Process Pitfalls | How To Manage

September 2nd, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Musing / 147 responses

What To Do If You’ve Lost Your Job And Have An Expiring Hong Kong Employment Visa? Do You Have To Leave? What About Your Eligibility For PR?   Introduction Experiencing an expiring Hong Kong employment visa after being made redundant can be a stressful situation. Hong Kong’s visa and immigration processes can range from being […]

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Half Way Through the Process | Cancel One Hong Kong Employment Visa Application | Start A Second One Instead?

September 1st, 2023

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Cancel One Hong Kong Employment Visa Application to Start a Second One? It sometimes happens that 2 job offers emerge in quick succession and you prefer to accept the 2nd one but the visa application for the first one has already started … So What Happens In A Situation Like This? Cancel one Hong Kong […]

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Hong Kong Visa Geeza | A Day-In-The-Life Of | Hong Kong Immigration Lawyer

August 30th, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 1 response

A Day-In-The-Life Of Hong Kong Immigration Lawyer Stephen Barnes [aka] The Hong Kong Visa Geeza 10 Years Ago … Hong Kong Visa Geeza: a day-in-the-life [and more]. On Tuesday, October 22, 2013, my client, compadre-in-arms and all-round good gal Gail Turner of Gail Turner Photography shadowed me around to take a photo montage of a […]

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The Industry Secret Most Hong Kong Immigration Consultants Don’t Want You to Discover

August 28th, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 31 responses

What Hong Kong Immigration Consultants Like To Keep Quiet About … All cases are ‘hard’, right? Lifting The Lid [Looking around furtively…] Shussh… You are probably paying Hong Kong immigration consultants too much for your Hong Kong visa service. It’s true, and here’s the reason why. Hard vs Easy Your ‘easy’ Hong Kong visa application […]

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Case Studies

Hong Kong Investment Visa Wrongly Applied For | Clearing Up the Confusion & Getting the Correct Employment Visa Instead

August 23rd, 2023

Posted by / in Case Study, Employment Visas, Feature Article, Investment Visas, VG Front Page / 7 responses

Hong Kong Investment Visa Wrongly Applied For This case study looks at the problems which arise when an applicant for a Hong Kong employment visa mistakenly applies for an investment visa in light of the fact he is an intercompany transferee establishing his employer’s business operations in Hong Kong from scratch 1. Hong Kong Investment […]

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