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The Path To Hong Kong Residency & Our Fantastic Low Tax Regime

February 19th, 2024

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Infographic, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Special Programmes / 4 responses

The Path To Hong Kong Residency & Our Fantastic Low Tax Regime First Published June 4, 2012 Hong Kong has an open and flexible immigration policy that promotes and simplifies the relocation of foreign nationals possessing employment skills, business expertise, and capital to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). Moreover, their family members (spouse […]

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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 Immigration | What Does It Mean | Slippers And Pipe Visa?

December 4th, 2023

Posted by / in Family Visas, Musing, Visitor Visas / No responses

Slippers And Pipe Visa For Unmarried Life Partners? Gay or straight, if you’re unmarried other otherwise not legally hitched, the best you can expect is a prolonged visitor visa … Over the last 20 years or so I have coined a number of phrases in Hong Kong immigration parlance. In this short video, I discuss the […]

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Comprehensive Guide to Business Immigration in Hong Kong | Updated | November 2023

November 12th, 2023

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

All You Need to Know | Business Immigration In Hong Kong | Updated Q3 2023 | Part 1/24 Explore Business Immigration In Hong Kong With Our In-Depth Guide. Part 2/24 | Practical Hong Kong Visa Insights: Your Guide to Navigating Recent Policy Adjustments | Here Update For Q3 2023 Welcome to our complete guide to […]

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What Happens If You Overstay Your Hong Kong Visa Limit of Stay?

July 8th, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Hadley Says…, Investment Visas, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 165 responses

What Happens If You Overstay Your Hong Kong Visa? Updated July 2023 The Immigration Department are very strict about people who overstay their visa in Hong Kong. What Happens If You Overstay Your Hong Kong Visa – Report Immediately If you are a visitor here and find yourself a day or 2 accidently overstaying, and […]

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STOP PRESS!! Hitler’s Hong Kong Passport Application Has Been Rejected – What Can He Do Now?

July 5th, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Feature Article, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 26 responses

Hong Kong Passport Application – Poor Mr Hitler … First Published November 13, 2013 – Updated July 2023 Continuing the meme parody of Hitler in the bunker, this time responding to the news that his Hong Kong passport application has been denied. Hong Kong Passport Application – Visa Types Referenced In This Video Hong Kong […]

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Blended, Unmarried, Non-Traditional Family With School-Age Kids – What Hong Kong Visa Choices Exist?

April 18th, 2023

Posted by / in Family Visas, Your Question Answered / 4 responses

Blended, Unmarried, Non-Traditional Family With School-Age Kids – What Hong Kong Visa Choices Exist? First Published April 25, 2012 – Updated February 2, 2024 Hong Kong Visa Choices? As I work my way through the preparations for the launch of VisaGeeza.Ai, I am taking the opportunity to give a fresh lick of paint to advice […]

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Can I Study Online for a UK Tertiary Qualification while Staying in Hong Kong with a Visitor Visa?

February 5th, 2023

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

This question gets to the heart of permitted activity as a Visitor and the ability to remain here on an indefinite basis on that status. QUESTION Hi, I am a New Zealander currently staying in Hong Kong with my partner who is a permanent HKID card holder. I do not have a HKID card, just […]

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Has the Hong Kong Immigration Department Tightened Up On Applicants With Criminal Records Recently?

January 28th, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas, Your Question Answered / 2 responses

Update February 27, 2023 The question of criminal records and how they impact on Hong Kong visa applications keeps cropping up… QUESTION Hi, I have previously lived in Hong Kong, once as a student so obviously held a student visa and then a couple of years later working there so had an employment visa. I’m […]

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I Have an Employment Visa and I Want to Bring My Girlfriend to Hong Kong – Options Please?

January 10th, 2023

Posted by / in Family Visas, Visitor Visas, Your Question Answered / 9 responses

” I Want to Bring My Girlfriend to Hong Kong”. This is a common challenge for people in serious, yet relatively new  relationships. The Hong Kong visa options are few and far between. You absolutely have to make sure that you stay on the right side of the law on this one. It’s all too […]

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