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Sep 2012

What Are Your Visa Options if Your Marriage in Hong Kong Has Irretrievably Broken Down?

Posted by / in 60 Second Snapshot, Family Visas, VG Front Page / 35 responses

So, for better or for worse, you and your spouse have gone your own separate ways and the question of your dependent visa hangs over your head like the sword of Damocles and you don’t know where to turn as regards your continuing immigration permissions to remain in HK So, here are your options (divorce […]

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01

Sep 2012

10 Must-Have Resources for a Successful Hong Kong Permanent Residency Application

Posted by / in Long Stay & PR, Musing, Resource, VG Front Page / 72 responses

Download the slides from my accompanying talk here. Watch my accompanying talk here. Now that you’ve lived in Hong Kong for a minimum of 7 years continuously, you’ll no doubt be turning your attention to your eligibility for the right of abode and making preparations for a permanent residency application. To help guide you  in […]

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14

Aug 2012

Time Spent Outside of Hong Kong With Work – the Impact on Your Right of Abode After 7 Years

Posted by / in 60 Second Snapshot, Employment Visas, Long Stay & PR, VG Front Page / 8 responses

You, like many foreign nationals working in Hong Kong, may quickly adopt the place as your long term home and, naturally enough, will be keen to maintain your residence status here to allow you, subsequently, to go on to secure the Right of Abode. So the question is begged as to what you can do […]

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23

Jun 2012

Hong Kong Employment Visa – When All Else Failed We Appealed to the Chief Executive – And Won!

Posted by / in Case Study, Employment Visas, Refusals & Appeals, VG Front Page / 14 responses

If an application for a case Reconsideration has played itself out without an original refusal having been overturned, where does that leave you in the appeal process? Until 1999, section 53 of the Immigration Ordinance was widely used as a means of final appeal for a large number of refused visa applicants as the mechanism […]

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30

May 2012

What Are You Really Buying From a Hong Kong Immigration Consultant?

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

There is sooooo much chatter on public forums about the value which Hong Kong immigration consultants add to the overall process of securing residency in Hong Kong. What the majority of these people fail to appreciate is the very simple reason why the Hong Kong immigration services industry is thriving, with customers spoilt for choice […]

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03

Mar 2012

A Detailed Business Plan for Your Hong Kong Investment Visa? – Not Really…

Posted by / in Investment Visas, Musing, VG Front Page / 1 response

I always stifle a chuckle when I read on the websites of professional service providers offering a Hong Kong visa and immigration product that there is a need for a ‘detailed business plan’ in each and every Hong Kong investment visa application. It’s simply not true. Certainly, every applicant for an investment visa needs to […]

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