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4 Realistically Achievable Visas to Live, Work or Establish a Business in Hong Kong – Permitted Activity as a Visitor

September 8th, 2015

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On the 6th of August 2015, I was invited by the good guys at WYND to give a talk about the Hong Kong visas that are the most realistically achievable to live, work or establish a business in Hong Kong, all things considered. The Rest of the Series 1 – Introduction 2 – Policy 3 […]

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4 Realistically Achievable Visas to Live, Work or Establish a Business in Hong Kong – Shenzhen Shuttle

September 2nd, 2015

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On the 6th of August 2015, I was invited by the good guys at WYND to give a talk about the Hong Kong visas that are the most realistically achievable to live, work or establish a business in Hong Kong, all things considered. The Rest of the Series 1 – Introduction 2 – Policy 3 […]

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LIFTING THE LID: The Ideal Client For a Hong Kong Immigration Services Firm

July 17th, 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 ideal client for a Hong Kong immigration services practice! More Stuff You May Find Useful or […]

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Your Questions Answered

QOTW: Any Chance to Visit Hong Kong After Being Convicted of a Serious Offence Overseas?

July 15th, 2015

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What might ImmD make of such a foreign national seeking to come to visit Hong Kong again? QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK My friend holds a British passport and has family in Hong Kong. He has been many times before as a visitor but 5 years ago was convicted of a sexual offence in the UK […]

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

July 4th, 2015

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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

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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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Hong Kong Immigration… What Does It Mean… Shenzhen Shuttle?

June 17th, 2015

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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 Shenzhen Shuttle. More Stuff You May Find Useful or Interesting Hong Kong immigration… what does it mean… Administrative Flux? Hong Kong immigration… what does it mean… Slippers & Pipe […]

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

May 15th, 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 what needs to happen in the relationship with a Hong Kong Visa Centre client that would lead […]

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Your Questions Answered

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

May 13th, 2015

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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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What Are the Chances of Being Allowed Back if You Overstay Your Hong Kong Visa and Are Then Convicted of that Crime?

May 12th, 2015

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It is NEVER a good idea to overstay your Hong Kong visa for the reasons set out below… QUESTION I previously overstayed my Visitor visa for a period of 13 months;  I reported to the Immigration Department, was charged and at Sha Tin court I was convicted and given a suspended sentence of 6 months. […]

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