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Hong Kong Permanent Residency – Does Being Out of Work for 12 Months on a 3 Year Working Visa Cause a Problem For the 7 Years’ Continuous Stay?

July 17th, 2014

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On May 29, 2014  I gave a talk on How to Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong at the American Club. The following question was asked: Does being out of work for 12 months on a 3 year working visa cause a problem for the 7 years’ continuous stay? More Stuff You May Find Useful […]

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How to Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong (American Club Talk) – Part 5 of 7 – Settlement & Only Place of Permanent Residence

June 19th, 2014

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On May 29, 2014 The Henley Group sponsored a talk on How to Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong at the American Club. We originally produced a version of this presentation last year. However, this time we can bring the material to life a bit more with an actively engaged audience and a lovely ambiance to the […]

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How to Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong (American Club Talk) – Part 4 of 7 – Maintaining & Breaking Your Continuity of Residence

June 18th, 2014

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On May 29, 2014 The Henley Group sponsored a talk on How to Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong at the American Club. We originally produced a version of this presentation last year. However, this time we can bring the material to life a bit more with an actively engaged audience and a lovely ambiance to the […]

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How to Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong (American Club Talk) – Part 3 of 7 – Ordinarily Resident?

June 13th, 2014

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On May 29, 2014 The Henley Group sponsored a talk on How to Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong at the American Club. We originally produced a version of this presentation last year. However, this time we can bring the material to life a bit more with an actively engaged audience and a lovely ambiance to the […]

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How to Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong (American Club Talk) – Part 2 of 7 – Do You Qualify?

June 11th, 2014

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On May 29, 2014 The Henley Group sponsored a talk on How to Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong at the American Club. We originally produced a version of this presentation last year. However, this time we can bring the material to life a bit more with an actively engaged audience and a lovely ambiance to the […]

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QOTW: Can You Get PR in Hong Kong if You Have Actually Been Living & Working in China?

May 1st, 2014

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How does time spent living and working in China impact on your eligibility for the right of abode in Hong Kong? QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK I am a Canadian citizen. I worked and lived in Hong Kong from 2005 to 2007 and then was transferred to Shanghai by my employer which is a Hong Kong […]

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Do You Need to Spend a Minimum Number of Days Per Year in Hong Kong In Order to Maintain a Capital Investment Entrant Scheme Visa?

February 27th, 2014

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Does the rationale of the CIES dictate that you spend a certain amount of time in the HKSAR each year in order not to lose the status? QUESTION After grant of  a Capital Investment Entrant Scheme visa, say if you live overseas, how many days/weeks or months/year, will you have to prove you have stayed […]

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QOTW: Hong Kong Right of Abode Application – How Important Are Prior Tenancy Agreements?

February 9th, 2014

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Are tenancy agreement copies absolutely vital for a successful Hong Kong right of abode application? QUESTION For my Hong Kong PR application, what happens if I am unable to provide copies of my tenancy agreements?  I never thought I would still be here for 7 years so I every 2 years I get rid of […]

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How To Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong – Without Any Professional Help – 7 Years… Starting When?

July 9th, 2013

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 10 Must Have Resources for A Successful Hong Kong Right of Abode Application Given that the approvability test for “continuous ordinary residence” is essentially so flexible, it is reasonable to assume that the commencement date of the 7 years runs from the time that you first landed in Hong Kong and can objectively be assessed […]

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Applying for Permanent Residence in Hong Kong

July 7th, 2013

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If you’re a foreign national having lived here for at least seven years straight. Right of Abode After 7 Years Must Have Resources Hong Kong Visa Handbook     If you have a claim to residency due to your parents’ birth in Hong Kong. Right of Abode By Descent Are You a Chinese National Specialist […]

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