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How Can I Manage the Collection of My Approved Visa Label if I Have No Fixed Address Before Arriving in Hong Kong? (TEMPLATE INCLUDED)

March 10th, 2018

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Special Programmes, Your Question Answered / 10 responses

Easy, yet an important question this one – all about visa label collection once your applications have been approved. QUESTION Hi, we have received information that our visa stamps will be sent out in November, however I will be travelling overseas during that time and won’t be at a fixed address until I arrive in […]

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Your Questions Answered

Does the Hong Kong Employment Visa Change of Sponsorship Process Expressly Disclose to My New Employer the Reason For Me Leaving My Previous Job?

June 20th, 2017

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Your Question Answered / 3 responses

This an excellent question which has never come up in this fashion before so I’m delighted to provide the answer! First Published July 30, 2013 QUESTION I have just been made redundant by my Australian employer and my last day working in Hong Kong will be August 30, 2013. My visa permit period extends to […]

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Case Studies

The Remarkable Tale of a Hong Kong Investment Visa Approval – Buying a Restaurant, Maintaining Jobs & Managing Remotely

July 31st, 2013

Posted by / in Case Study, Investment Visas / 5 responses

On Friday last week, our client Mike Chapin very graciously invited my colleagues and I to have dinner at his restaurant JAR in Central. He asked us along as his guests to celebrate the approval of his and his wife Natalia’s Hong Kong investment and dependant visa applications a few weeks earlier. Due to travel and other (family) […]

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Hong Kong Investment Visa Processing Times – Current Residents Much, Much (Much!) Faster Than Non Residents

March 1st, 2013

Posted by / in Investment Visas, Musing / 3 responses

Something quite amazing happened earlier this week. Here follows the story… We submitted a change of category application for a current Hong Kong foreign national resident (sponsored employment to business investment) via the residents section on the 5th floor of Immigration Tower on February 6th. We did what we normally do, the client was well […]

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Is It Actually Becoming Harder to Get Your Hong Kong Employment or Investment Visa Approved?

November 13th, 2012

Posted by / in 60 Second Snapshot, Employment Visas, Investment Visas / 10 responses

One refrain about the Hong Kong visa process that I have heard constantly down the years is that ‘it’s getting tougher’. In fact, it always seems to be ‘getting tougher’. I heard this prior to 1997 when all the British nationals needed to bring their immigration status into line with the arrangements for UK citizens […]

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How Will Your Employment Visa Application be Impacted if the Hong Kong Company Employing You is New?

September 24th, 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Hadley Says…, Investment Visas / 3 responses

Where your proposed employer is a brand new company you can expect the Hong Kong Immigration Department to look very closely at the enterprise to make sure that it is in fact a suitable sponsor for your working visa permissions. In many ways, the due diligence which the Hong Kong ID undertake is very much […]

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Case Studies

Winning a Hong Kong Right of Abode Approval in Record Time – Just 4 Days!

June 28th, 2012

Posted by / in Case Study, Long Stay & PR / 6 responses

The Hong Kong Immigration Department come under fire, in our view somewhat unfairly quite often times, when in reality they truly are a customer-focussed governmental agency. In June of 2012 we had a client who needed to secure his Hong Kong Right of Abode in a hurry. A combination of factors conspired to work against […]

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Case Studies

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

June 23rd, 2012

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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Your Questions Answered

My Employment Visa Expires Before My Change of Employer Application Will be Finalised – Help!

June 6th, 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Your Question Answered / 10 responses

It can be an administrative nightmare when you find yourself in such a state of limbo. However, if you have no need to leave Hong Kong pending the outcome of your change of sponsorship application, ImmD have a very practical solution – assuming you submit your application to change employers BEFORE your current limit of […]

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Case Studies

Hong Kong Employment Visa – Teenage High School Graduate Gets Approved!

May 19th, 2012

Posted by / in Case Study, Employment Visas / 11 responses

There are about 15,000 Hong Kong employment visas granted each year. Every one of these applications is unique with its own particular qualities and circumstances. Consequently the application of the approvability test for permission to work in the HKSAR, obviously, differs from case to case. The test for approval places a burden on the applicant […]

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