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

March 1st, 2024

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Over the last 20 years or so I have coined a number of phrases in Hong Kong Immigration parlance, amongst which what I call the Visa Gossip & Rumours QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK In this short video, I discuss the hoary old chestnut of Visa Gossip & Rumours Despite the passing of more than eight years […]

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QOTW: Dependancy? Visas For Mainland Spouses Of Hong Kong Permanent Residents

February 23rd, 2024

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The vexed question of dependant visas for mainland spouses of Hong Kong permanent residents QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK I am a Hong Kong  PR (Canadian, been in Hong Kong for 9 years now working as a CPA) and recently married a PRC resident, who is a senior manager in a bank in Shanghai. What kind […]

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10 Must Have Resources For A Hong Kong Legal Dependant Visa

February 21st, 2024

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10 Must Have Resources For A Hong Kong Legal Dependant Visa First Published July 1, 2013 and updated December 15, 2023 – But The Advice Holds Good Today Continuing our series of 10 Must Have Resources, I have put together this list of materials from our various websites which is designed to help steer you through the […]

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How & Why Hong Kong Seeks To Attract Foreign National Talent

February 20th, 2024

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Special Programmes / 6 responses

How & Why Hong Kong Seeks To Attract Foreign National Talent Globalization has led to a seemingly endless trend of migration of people around the world. This includes the international movement of highly skilled workers, including specialists, researchers, business executives, managers and inter-company transferees. Much of the motivation on the part of these professionals is […]

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The Path To Hong Kong Residency & Our Fantastic Low Tax Regime

February 19th, 2024

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Infographic, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Special Programmes / 4 responses

The Path To Hong Kong Residency & Our Fantastic Low Tax Regime First Published June 4, 2012 Hong Kong has an open and flexible immigration policy that promotes and simplifies the relocation of foreign nationals possessing employment skills, business expertise, and capital to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). Moreover, their family members (spouse […]

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Can I Get A Depedant Visa For An Elderly Parent If I Have A Permanent HK ID Card?

February 18th, 2024

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Can I Get A Depedant Visa For An Elderly Parent If I Have A Permanent HK ID Card? I get 30-40 questions each week and not all of them merit a podcast answer. Some are answered quickly via email and for the next few days I’ll post some of these anonymised replies here. A Depedant […]

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Is It A Good Or A Bad Sign That The HKID Keep Coming Back With Further Requests For Information?

February 16th, 2024

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas, Your Question Answered / No responses

Is It A Good Or A Bad Sign That The HKID Keep Coming Back With Further Requests For Information? This question seeks to understand what you should make of repeat requests for information from the Hong Kong Immigration Department (HKID) during the course of your visa application. QUESTION “Good day. In the course of what […]

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How Do Foreign National Children Resident In Hong Kong For 7 Years Go On To Acquire Permanent Residency Here?

February 7th, 2024

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How Do Foreign National Children Resident In Hong Kong For 7 Years Go On To Acquire Permanent Residency Here? The test for the right of abode for foreign national children resident in Hong Kong for 7 years is the same as for adults but the manifestation of that PR takes a slightly different form… QUESTION […]

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Work Ended – What Visa Options Do You Have to Stay in Hong Kong For Another 2 Years to Get Your Permanent Residency?

January 31st, 2024

Posted by / in Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Special Programmes, Your Question Answered / 1 response

Work Ended – What Visa Options Do You Have to Stay in Hong Kong For Another 2 Years to Get Your Permanent Residency? First Published October 14, 2012 The question about what visa options do you have to stay in Hong Kong when you work ends and you’re not quite sure how to go next, […]

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If I Live and Work in China But Have a Hong Kong Employment Visa Can I Get Dependant Visas for My Family?

January 17th, 2024

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Your Question Answered / 2 responses

If I Live and Work in China But Have a Hong Kong Employment Visa Can I Get Dependant Visas for My Family? To live in Hong Kong requires a place to lay your head here each night. What happens to your application for dependant visas for your family if you don’t have anywhere for them […]

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