Answers To All Your Hong Kong Immigration Questions

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Apr 2020

How Hard is it to Transfer From a Hong Kong Working Holiday Visa to a Full Employment Visa?

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You know how it is… you arrive in Hong Kong for a year of fun and adventure and then you want to stay… QUESTION Hi there! I’m an Australian citizen in Hong Kong, working under a working holiday visa which only permits me to work 3 months per employer. Is the only way around this […]

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Apr 2020

I Run an Internet Company Based Out of Hong Kong But Choose to Spend Most of My Time Away – Can I Get Permanent Residency in Hong Kong After 7 Years?

Posted by / in Long Stay & PR, Your Question Answered / 2 responses

First Published July 9, 2016 The modern, connected economy throws up myriad ways for people to organize their lives and business affairs and, as can be seen from this great question, how might ImmD respond to an application for the Right of Abode where an internet entrepreneur bases himself here with his family but they […]

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Mar 2020

Can I Easily Swap From a Working Holiday Visa to a Hong Kong Work Visa?

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How can one go about swapping from a Hong Kong Working Holiday Visa to a complete Hong Kong work visa? QUESTION I am a British citizen with a 1st class degree, 2 years work experience and unique language abilities. I am currently in Hong Kong on a working holiday visa and was employed at a […]

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Mar 2020

Will Redundancy & Subsequent, Extensive Overseas Travel Away Negatively Impact a Hong Kong Permanent Residency Application at the 7 Year Mark?

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What are ImmD looking for to ensure that you are settled in Hong Kong at the time they consider your Hong Kong Permanent Residency application? QUESTION Firstly, thank you for the great service you provide. I just had two questions for you that are related. I currently have a work visa for 3 years (2-2-3). […]

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Mar 2020

Is It Possible to Change Employment Visa Sponsorship Where the Employer Has Not Yet Established a New Company in Hong Kong (i.e. Has No Business Operations Here Yet)?

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Your Question Answered / 1 response

First Published August 17, 2014 What’s the story where a new employer has not yet set up shop in the HKSAR? QUESTION Hello Visa Geeza, Thanks in advance! Your website has brought clarity on a number of questions I had on the visa process. I do however have a few more. I’m currently employed by […]

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Mar 2020

QOTW: What Documents Are Needed to Extend a Hong Kong Business Investment Visa?

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

First Published August 13, 2014 Extend a Hong Kong business investment visa?  Not so long ago the Hong Kong Immigration Department made life quite easy for certain entrepreneurs when it came time to extend a business investment visa… QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK For extending my Hong Kong investment visa for the first renewal, do you recommend […]

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Feb 2020

Will Civil or Non-Criminal Penalties Accruing to a Business Impact the Hong Kong PR Application of One of its Directors?

Posted by / in Long Stay & PR, Your Question Answered / No responses

How is an application for Hong Kong PR (permanent residency or the right of abode) impacted as a result of non-criminal litigation and Court sanctions? QUESTION My partner and I run a company (LTD) in Hong Kong. We’ve been a bit behind on our bills and most likely the company will be taken to court […]

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Feb 2020

I Have Been in Hong Kong For 2 Years as a Visitor and Have 2 Work Visa Refusals – What’s the Risk of Refused Entry Again in My Circumstances?

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

How is the Shenzhen Shuttle impacted where there is a history of long stay visits in Hong Kong combined with multiple employment visa refusals? QUESTION Hi, I have been in Hong Kong for 2 years as a Visitor and my work visa application was denied for the second time a couple of weeks ago. My […]

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Feb 2020

How Will Bankruptcy While Living Here Impact the Possibility of Hong Kong Work Visa Extension?

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

Simple enough of a question – will your Hong Kong work visa be compromised if you are forced into bankruptcy while temporarily resident in the HKSAR? QUESTION If I am currently a working visa holder in Hong Kong, how will my visa be affected if I go bankrupt? Will the Immigration Department tell me to […]

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Jan 2020

Hong Kong Employment Visa – How to Go About Changing Employers & Managing the Immigration Implications

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

First Published March 27, 2014 This question comes up all the time (and is actually answered on the home page of our Blog) but I am grateful for the opportunity to revisit it again now… QUESTION Hi, I’m currently working in Hong Kong with a valid working visa but have been offered a job with […]

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