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How Can I Manage the Expiry of My Hong Kong Employment Visa With My Intention to Resign From My Job & Start My Own Business Here?

February 8th, 2017

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

Juggling commitments to your employer and your employment visa status can be challenging when you plan to quit and start your own business… QUESTION I have been sponsored over the past 5 years by my current employer and I have now decided to set up my own business. The limited company is being created whilst […]

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QOTW: What Happens if My Hong Kong Entrepreneur Visa Extension Application is Refused?

June 19th, 2016

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

What is the story if your Hong Kong entrepreneur visa extension application is refused by the Immigration Department? QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK If my Hong Kong entrepreneur visa extension application is rejected, is there a grace period after the visa expiration? If there is a grace period and during which I secure an employee visa, […]

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Will A Domestic Dispute With Police Attending Compromise Your Present or Future Hong Kong Immigration Status?

May 25th, 2016

Posted by / in Family Visas, Long Stay & PR, Your Question Answered / No responses

Never has this question has been posed in this way previously so I am grateful to receive it… QUESTION Great website! I hope this reaches you well. I’m writing on behalf of my partner, who has been in Hong Kong for over 6 years. He’s coming up to his 7th year of continuous residency, and […]

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QOTW: Do I Need to be Physically Present in Hong Kong When My Father Extends His Dependant Visa?

May 6th, 2016

Posted by / in Family Visas, Your Question Answered / 1 response

My father extends his dependant visa: do you need to be physically present in Hong Kong when extending a dependant visa for an elderly parent? QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK I am a permanent Hong Kong resident. I am the sponsor of my father who is my dependent. My father is applying for an extension to […]

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Can I Apply to Extend My Current Hong Kong Work Visa At the Same Time as I Apply for a Change of Employer?

April 5th, 2016

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Your Question Answered / 2 responses

How can you manage an impending Hong Kong work visa expiry challenge with a current employer with the prospect of a wholly new employment looming large? QUESTION My first Hong Kong work visa issued under the General Employment Policy is going to expire on August 20th 2016, after one year of permission. Recently I received […]

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Extending Your Hong Kong Dependant Visa After Divorce

February 17th, 2016

Posted by / in Family Visas, Your Question Answered / 11 responses

This is a Hong Kong immigration situation that happens a lot more frequently that you might imagine! Can you extend your Hong Kong dependant visa after divorce? QUESTION I would like to know if there is any possibility for me to extend my dependant/spouse visa since I am now divorced from my wife who used […]

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What Can I Do To Maintain My Eligibility for Right of Abode in Hong Kong Now That I’ve Been Made Redundant?

September 30th, 2015

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Your Question Answered / No responses

What happens to your prospects for permanent residency in Hong Kong if you’ve been made redundant but have no firm intention to rejoin the workforce prior to  seeking to apply to have your eligibility for right of abode verified after 7 years continuous ordinary residence? QUESTION Hello Visa Geeza, Thanks so much for this! I […]

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How Can You Extend Your Hong Kong Work Visa if Your Passport Is About to Expire?

July 9th, 2015

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Musing / No responses

How can you extend your Hong Kong work visa if your passport  has only a very limited amount of time remaining on it before it expires? QUESTION Hello, My passport is currently being renewed but my Hong Kong work visa runs out very soon.  However I cannot start the visa extension application process without a new […]

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Can I Get a Short Term Extension to My Hong Kong Dependant Visa?

June 29th, 2015

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Your Question Answered / No responses

What can you do to extend your family’s dependant visa when your job is coming to an end… QUESTION I currently have a Hong Kong dependent visa, my husband being my sponsor.  Both our visas run out on the 30th July 2015.  My husband has resigned from his post and we leave Hong Kong at the […]

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Hong Kong Immigration… What Does It Mean… Shenzhen Shuttle?

June 17th, 2015

Posted by / in Musing, Visitor Visas / No responses

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 Shenzhen Shuttle. More Stuff You May Find Useful or Interesting Hong Kong immigration… what does it mean… Administrative Flux? Hong Kong immigration… what does it mean… Slippers & Pipe […]

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