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But Stephen, How Do You Make Any Money When You Give All Your Hong Kong Visa Expertise Away for Free?

November 3rd, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Infographic, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 42 responses

Hong Kong Visa Expertise For Free? Hong Kong visa expertise for free? As I am a member of quite a few Hong Kong-related groups on Facebook and LinkedIn the content of this Blog is distributed quite widely and commands a healthy following. Not that everyone is waiting eagerly for the latest Hong Kong visa and immigration updates […]

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Remaining On Hong Kong Visitor Visa Status After Employment Visa Expires

October 5th, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Feature Article, Musing, VG Front Page, Visitor Visas / No responses

If you’re wondering if you can stay in Hong Kong as a visitor after your employment visa expires, I discuss the process of converting your status from an employment visa holder to Hong Kong visitor visa status and how to go about making this transition. Converting Your Status to a Hong Kong Visitor Visa When […]

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Change to Hong Kong Employment Visa from Visitor Visa – Looking for Work as a Tourist

October 4th, 2023

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If you’re considering coming to Hong Kong as a tourist with a visitor visa, finding a job, and then changing your status to an employment visa, this post will help you understand the process and the possibilities. I’ll discuss whether it’s possible to change your status to a Hong Kong employment visa from visitor visa […]

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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 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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Paying for Visa Help? The Who’s-Who of the Hong Kong Immigration Services Profession

July 11th, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Infographic, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 30 responses

Hong Kong Immigration Services – Who’s Who? Hong Kong immigration services attract a large collection of professional service practitioners – and the quality can be massively variable. It seems a bit ‘blow-your-own-trumpet-like’ to say this, but are able to monitor and track who uses our websites and a lof of those folks who sell a […]

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What Happens If You Overstay Your Hong Kong Visa Limit of Stay?

July 8th, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Hadley Says…, Investment Visas, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 167 responses

What Happens If You Overstay Your Hong Kong Visa? Updated July 2023 The Immigration Department are very strict about people who overstay their visa in Hong Kong. What Happens If You Overstay Your Hong Kong Visa – Report Immediately If you are a visitor here and find yourself a day or 2 accidently overstaying, and […]

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100% Hong Kong Visa Application Success Rate? Take It All With A Grain of Salt!

July 7th, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Special Programmes, VG Front Page, Visitor Visas / 36 responses

Hong Kong Visa Application Success Rate? Updated July 2023 100% Hong Kong Visa Application Success Rate? Some of my colleagues in the immigration services community in Hong Kong prefer to promote their practices on the strength of their 100% application success rates. So, what can be said about a Hong Kong visa application success rate […]

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STOP PRESS!! Hitler’s Hong Kong Passport Application Has Been Rejected – What Can He Do Now?

July 5th, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Feature Article, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 26 responses

Hong Kong Passport Application – Poor Mr Hitler … First Published November 13, 2013 – Updated July 2023 Continuing the meme parody of Hitler in the bunker, this time responding to the news that his Hong Kong passport application has been denied. Hong Kong Passport Application – Visa Types Referenced In This Video Hong Kong […]

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