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Hong Kong Visa & Immigration Topics

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How Can a Defacto Spouse Gain Approval to Work Under a Hong Kong Prolonged Visitor Visa?

December 22nd, 2023

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

Work Under A Hong Kong Prolonged Visitor Visa | Benefits | Limitations | Requirements Learn about the requirements, ImmD policy and how to qualify for an employment visa while holding such a prolonged visitor visa as a defacto spouse So, what happens if a defacto partner ‘trailing spouse’ wants to take up employment in Hong […]

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Hong Kong Entrepreneur | Opening A New Restaurant | What Is Mission Critical? | What Visa Do I Need?

December 19th, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Feature Article, Investment Visas, Musing, VG Front Page / No responses

Hong Kong Chef Opening A New Restaurant | What Visa Do I Need | How To Guarantee Approval? You’re presently working in a restaurant – you’ve got an employment visa sponsored by your full-time employer and you have an interest in opening a new restaurant of your own … Immigration Considerations Opening a new restaurant […]

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10 Must Have Resources for a Hong Kong Quality Migrant Admission Scheme Visa Application

December 15th, 2023

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Considering A Quality Migrant Admission Scheme Visa Application? This post was originally published in 2012. The guidance is still largely applicable in 2023 with the additional updates in regard to the Talent List and the 2023 Enhancement Measures. Please refer what follows in light of these 2 major updates from the Immigration Department and you’ll be […]

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How Can I Navigate The Hong Kong PR Application Process If My Residence Here Falls Just Short Of The Full 7 Years?

December 13th, 2023

Posted by / in Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Special Programmes, Your Question Answered / No responses

How Can You Go About Completing The Hong Kong PR Application Process If Your Continuous Ordinary Residence Falls Just Short Of The Full 7 Years? The Hong Kong PR Application Process Needs A Full 7 Years Of Residence Visas Without Exception … QUESTION Hong Kong PR application process? I’m getting in touch because I’m keen […]

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How To Apply For A Hong Kong Work Visa Without Paying for Professional Help | 10 Must Have Resources

November 30th, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Musing / 1 response

Apply For A Hong Kong Work Visa Without Paying for Professional Help The Newcomer’s Guide to Getting a Hong Kong Work Visa Some time ago, I was invited by the good folks at General Assembly to discuss the opportunities for their graduates to go about making an application for a Hong Kong work visa without paying […]

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Navigating Dependent Visa Conditions and Immigration Status in Hong Kong

November 25th, 2023

Posted by / in Family Visas, Feature Article, Musing, VG Front Page / No responses

Hong Kong Dependant Visa Navigating dependant visa conditions – is it possible to have my wife removed from the dependent visa as we no longer live together and have separate lives – can she obtain her own visa instead of being dependent on me? Can I remove her immediately from my sponsorship? Discover how Hong […]

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Work Visa Hong Kong | How To Apply For Free Without Any Professional Help | Updated August 2023

November 9th, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Musing / 3 responses

Work Visa Hong Kong – 100% For Free All about Hong Kong employment visas issued under the General Employment Policy – updated as of August 2023 Work Visa Hong Kong Oldie But Goodie Work visa Hong Kong presentation. On November 28, 2014, I was invited by the good folks at the General Assembly in Hong Kong […]

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Swapping From A Dependant Visa To An Employment Visa In Hong Kong | A Detailed Guide

October 20th, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Feature Article, Musing / No responses

 Are You A Foreign National In Hong Kong On A Dependant Visa And Considering A Change In Your Immigration Status? This guide will walk you through the process of swapping from a dependant visa to an employment visa in Hong Kong. We’ll cover the eligibility criteria, documentary requirements, and the process of changing your visa […]

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Change to Hong Kong Employment Visa from Visitor Visa – Looking for Work as a Tourist

October 4th, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Feature Article, Musing, VG Front Page, Visitor Visas / No responses

If you’re considering coming to Hong Kong as a tourist with a visitor visa, finding a job, and then changing your status to an employment visa, this post will help you understand the process and the possibilities. I’ll discuss whether it’s possible to change your status to a Hong Kong employment visa from visitor visa […]

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Hong Kong Employment Visa – The Newcomer’s Guide – At-A-Glance

October 2nd, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Infographic, VG Front Page / 10 responses

Hong Kong Employment Visa – Looking To Get One? A Hong Kong employment visa can be had if you both qualify and know how to navigate the eligibility assessment and application process system itself. This info-graphic provides you all you need to know – at a glance.  Hong Kong Employment Visa – What’s Involved? Hong […]

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