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

July 4th, 2015

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

June 28th, 2015

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

June 19th, 2015

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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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The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio 3 – June, 2015

June 13th, 2015

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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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QOTW: Swapping from a Hong Kong Work Visa to an Investment Visa – the Impact on Right of Abode After 7 Years

June 6th, 2015

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How does swapping from a Hong Kong work visa to an investment visa impact your eligibility for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong after 7 years? QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK I worked for 5 years in a Hong Kong company. I have since left that company for a year and 3 months. I have […]

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QOTW: If I Get a Hong Kong Investment Visa Can I Consult to a Single Client Only as a Pseudo-Employee?

May 25th, 2015

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Just how ‘flexible is the Hong Kong investment visa? QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK I’m Swedish and currently in the process of applying for a Hong Kong investment visa. In addition, I have an interview for a consulting position with another organization. They will not support me with an employment visa and have asked me if […]

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LIFTING THE LID: What Would It Take For the Hong Kong Visa Centre to ‘Fire’ a Client?

May 15th, 2015

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

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 what needs to happen in the relationship with a Hong Kong Visa Centre client that would lead […]

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QOTW: Can You Take Up Short Term One-Off Employment in Hong Kong on a Visitor Visa?

May 13th, 2015

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

The Hong Kong Immigration Department are interested in regulating activity, not whether you get paid for it or not… or even where you might get paid for that matter… QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK I run a team of Field Engineers who travel the world doing warranty repairs for our company, manual labour. I also have […]

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Hong Kong Immigration Policy – 2015 Enhancement Measures Come Into Effect

May 6th, 2015

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

On Monday May 4, the Hong Kong Immigration Department 2015 Enhancement Measures officially came into effect. I will be in the studio this weekend recording more details but for now, it’s a case of puff and fizzle rather than crash and boom! I will be posting updated frequently on what we learn and the Hong Kong […]

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LIFTING THE LID: How Do You Manage to Keep the Hong Kong Visa Geeza Blog Up-to-Date?

April 30th, 2015

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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 the method I have adopted to keep the Hong Kong Visa Geeza blog up to date and […]

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