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Musing

How To Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong – Without Any Professional Help – Is Hong Kong Your Only Place of Permanent Residence?

August 2nd, 2013

Posted by / in Long Stay & PR, Musing / 11 responses

10 Must Have Resources for A Successful Hong Kong Right of Abode Application In determining how to implement the provisions of the Basic Law relating to right of abode for long stay foreign nationals in 1997, ImmD adopted a pragmatic approach to determining if Hong Kong has indeed become your only place of permanent residence. […]

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WRAP UP: How to Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong – Public Talk by Stephen Barnes – July 25, 2013

July 26th, 2013

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It was a full house last night at Centre O when I gave a talk on how to apply for the right of abode in Hong Kong without the need to pay for any professional assistance. Centre O owner and compatriate-in-arms Josephine Lau provided, as she always does, a convivial atmosphere  and we kicked off with everyone in their seats […]

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How To Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong – Without Any Professional Help – Are You Truly Settled in Hong Kong?

July 23rd, 2013

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10 Must Have Resources for A Successful Hong Kong Right of Abode Application At the time the Hong Kong Immigration Department are asked to verify your eligibility for a permanent identity card, not only must you have been continuously and ordinarily resident in the HKSAR for at least 7 years, but you also need to […]

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How To Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong – Without Any Professional Help – Qualifying Residence

July 16th, 2013

Posted by / in Long Stay & PR, Musing / 7 responses

10 Must Have Resources for A Successful Hong Kong Right of Abode Application As we have seen, in order for a long stay foreign national resident to be able to qualify for the right of abode in Hong Kong, he or she must have held a residence visa throughout all of the 7 years claimed. […]

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The Hong Kong Visa Geeza – What Forbes Thinks…

July 13th, 2013

Posted by / in Feature Article, Musing / 4 responses

  Rarely, in the lifespan of any commercial enterprise, do you have the privilege of learning that the hypothesis behind the configuration of your carefully developed business model was, after all, absolutely spot on. Especially in a very public way. Consequently, it came as a great surprise to me this weekend when I learned that […]

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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

Posted by / in Long Stay & PR, Musing / 9 responses

 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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How To Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong – Without Any Professional Help – “Continuous Ordinary Residence”?

July 5th, 2013

Posted by / in Long Stay & PR, Musing / 14 responses

10 Must Have Resources for A Successful Hong Kong Right of Abode Application By definition, continuous ordinary residence is exactly that. For the purposes of the right of abode in Hong Kong, continuity of residence, at the very least, anticipates back to back residence visas of any such kind that qualify. This excludes certain types […]

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How To Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong – Without Any Professional Help – The Approvability Test

June 28th, 2013

Posted by / in Long Stay & PR, Musing / 5 responses

10 Must Have Resources for A Successful Hong Kong Right of Abode Application For long stay foreign nationals in Hong Kong, the approvability test for the right of abode is to show that you have been continuously and ordinarily resident here for a period of not less than 7 years. You also need to demonstrate […]

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Is It Possible to Cancel a Hong Kong Visa Application and, If So, How Do You Go About Doing It?

June 19th, 2013

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Hadley Says…, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 2 responses

It happens sometimes. For one reason or another, an application for a Hong Kong visa, of any type really, may need to be cancelled mid way through the process. The question is begged, therefore, about how to go about doing this? The answer is quite straightforward. You simply write to the Hong Kong Immigration Department […]

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How To Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong – Without Any Professional Help – Are You A Foreign National?

June 17th, 2013

Posted by / in Long Stay & PR, Musing / 9 responses

  10 Must Have Resources for A Successful Hong Kong Right of Abode Application There are in fact several categories of individuals under the basic law who are eligible for consideration for the right of abode in Hong Kong (relating mostly to Chinese nationals) but this presentation is limited to just one type of person, namely, […]

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