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Do You Need to Leave Hong Kong to ‘Activate’ Your Recently Secured Employment Visa Extension?

February 1st, 2018

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Special Programmes, Your Question Answered / 2 responses

The answer to this question seemed so obvious to me before, but now it has been asked, I realize it’s not immediately obvious to everyone, so I’m grateful for the opportunity to address it now… QUESTION I have just recently had my employment visa successfully extended.  For 2 years.  My passport has been updated with […]

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How to Change From a Hong Kong Dependant Visa to a Hong Kong Employment Visa (Whiteboard Animation)

December 18th, 2017

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Sherpa / No responses

How to change from a Hong Kong dependant visa to a Hong Kong employment visa from 39,000 feet (whiteboard animation). We are presently building the website for our new corporate services proposition, Hong Kong Visa Sherpa. We are bringing a whole new line of content to help companies with more than 100 employees to do […]

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Baby Born in Hong Kong to a Foreign National Temporary Resident – How To Complete the Dependant Visa Process

April 16th, 2017

Posted by / in Family Visas, Feature Article, Musing / 3 responses

When a baby is born here to a temporary (i.e. non permanent) resident how do you go about finalising the immigration formalities associated with the birth in the HKSAR? This is a straightforward process not otherwise detailed in the dependant visa section of the Hong Kong Visa Handbook – so here you go: Firstly, make […]

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Moving to Hong Kong? The Challenge of Schools For Your Kids!

April 13th, 2017

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Moving to Hong Kong The Challenge of Schools For Your Kids – are you moving to Hong Kong soon and worried about schooling options for your children? Here already and unsure of how the schooling system works? Worry not, Top Schools Hong Kong to the rescue! My old colleague and compadre Ruth Benny, Founder of […]

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Hong Kong Schools For Your Kids – Applicable Visas – The Dependant Visa

March 20th, 2017

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Hong Kong schools for your kids – applicable visas – the dependant visa. Are you moving to Hong Kong soon and worried about schooling options for your children? This short series of talks sets out the visas applicable and which provide suitable cover to enable your children to be educated during your residence in the […]

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Hong Kong Schools For Your Kids – Applicable Visas – Introduction

March 18th, 2017

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Hong Kong schools for your kids – applicable visas. Are you moving to Hong Kong soon and worried about schooling options for your children? This short series of talks sets out the visas applicable and which provide suitable  cover to enable your children to be educated during your residence in the HKSAR. You can download […]

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Hong Kong Visas For 2 Week Visitor Nationals – Family Visas

February 16th, 2017

Posted by / in Family Visas, Musing / 4 responses

On May 30, 2016 I gave a talk at the Russian Club Hong Kong on the types of Hong Kong visas available to those nationalities who are only granted a 2 week limit of stay as visitors upon arrival in the HKSAR. This ‘2 week rule’ has a very real practical effect on citizens of […]

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Hong Kong Visas for Startups, Entrepreneurs & SMEs – Stuff That Counts – With Dragon Law @ Cyberport – Visas For Accompanying Loved Ones

November 13th, 2016

Posted by / in Family Visas, Musing / 4 responses

On April 28, 2016 Dragon Law, the Hong Kong Visa Centre and Cyberport co-hosted a seminar entitled Hong Kong Visas for Startups, Entrepreneurs & SMEs – Stuff That Counts This segment deals with visas for accompanying loved ones joining you on your employment, startup or entrepreneurial journey to Hong Kong. You can download the Presentation slides […]

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Legal Opinion & ImmD Position On the State of Hong Kong Immigration Law For People Who’s Dependant Visas Are Expiring But Who’s Marriage Has Irretrievably Broken Down

October 11th, 2016

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This material is five years old presently but does set out in detail the legal problems for some applicants associated with getting an extension of stay to their dependant visa in the wake of an irretrievable breakdown in their marriage to a sponsoring (ex) spouse.     LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL – Meeting on Marital Status ─ […]

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Hong Kong Visas for Startups, Entrepreneurs & SMEs – Stuff That Counts – With Dragon Law @ Cyberport – Visas Allowing Work

July 15th, 2016

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Musing, Special Programmes / 10 responses

On April 28, 2016 Dragon Law, the Hong Kong Visa Centre and Cyberport co-hosted a seminar entitled Hong Kong Visas for Startups, Entrepreneurs & SMEs – Stuff That Counts This segment takes you through the various visas that enable the ability to work in Hong Kong. You can download the Presentation slides here.  The Rest of […]

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