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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

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

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

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, 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 the method I have adopted to keep the Hong Kong Visa Geeza blog up to date and […]

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Seth Godin Case Study – Hong Kong Visa Geeza – Inc Magazine…

April 18th, 2015

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Feature Article, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 3 responses

Another First, yesterday, when this website and our business model founded upon the ideas of Seth Godin (and also of the thinking of my other 3 intellectual heroes (Don Tapscott, Kevin Kelly and Charlie Munger)  featured in Inc magazine.   UPDATE: 2 weeks later Inc followed up with a 2nd article on our business, this time […]

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QOTW: Can You Stay As a Visitor While Processing a Hong Kong Work Visa Application?

April 10th, 2015

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

Lots of visa gossip and rumours in Hong Kong and we can safely add the following question to that bucket… QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK Processing a Hong Kong work visa application… At the time when a Hong Kong visa agent submits an employment visa application on my behalf, is it then in fact considered problematic […]

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LIFTING THE LID: How Does It Work With Josephine Lau, Centre O Connect & The Hong Kong Visa Centre?

April 3rd, 2015

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, 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 the excellent professional relationship we have with Josephine Lau of Centre O Connect! More Stuff You May […]

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Hong Kong Chef Visas – Managing the Two Week Rule & Applying For a Change of Employer

March 30th, 2015

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Musing / 2 responses

Hong Kong chef visas – special rules apply… As a ‘special category’ occupation, chefs who hold Hong Kong employment visas must expressly notify the Immigration Department when they leave their job and must leave Hong Kong within 2 weeks of the employment termination date. This rule is imposed by ImmD on chefs due to the ‘high risk’ […]

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LIFTING THE LID – The Nature of The Hong Kong Visa Centre Clientele

March 21st, 2015

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, 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 the make up of the body of our clientele here at the Hong Kong Visa Centre. More […]

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