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My Employment Visa Has Been Refused – What Can I Do Now?

January 16th, 2024

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Refusals & Appeals, Your Question Answered / No responses

My Employment Visa Has Been Refused What Can I Do Now? We have been contacted a lot recently by applicants who’s cases have been refused  – so this question is both timely and, for all those affected, of great significance. QUESTION “I would like to know if, once  I have received the first rejection letter from […]

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How Can I Prove To The Hong Kong Immigration Department My Last Day Of Work For My Previous Employer As Part Of My Change of Employment Visa Sponsorship Application?

January 14th, 2024

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

How Can I Prove To The Hong Kong Immigration Department My Last Day Of Work For My Previous Employer As Part Of My Change of Employment Visa Sponsorship Application? First Published July 29, 2013 – Still Relevant The Immigration Department need documentation to understand when to demarcate new from old sponsorship arrangements when changing employers […]

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How to Apply For a Hong Kong Investment Visa Without Paying for Professional Help – 5 – Permitted Activity as a Visitor

January 13th, 2024

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How to Apply For a Hong Kong Investment Visa Without Paying for Professional Help Permitted Activity in Hong Kong as a Visitor I am in the process of revisiting a lot of my older video content to ensure its continuing relevance and validity. I will also be conducting a whole new series of updated talks […]

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Can I Remain in Hong Kong as a Visitor After My Employment Visa Expires?

January 12th, 2024

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Can I Remain in Hong Kong as a Visitor After My Employment Visa Expires? Simple question this one with an easy answer and indicative of the fact that, even though quite a straight forward issue, the information is not otherwise readily available anywhere else on the web. QUESTION I am a Canadian citizen, working in […]

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I Have Been Made Redundant But My Wife is Working – Can We Swap Our Hong Kong Employment and Spouse Visas Around So I Can Become Her Dependant in Hong Kong?

January 8th, 2024

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Your Question Answered / 13 responses

Hong Kong Employment and Spouse Visas – Can You Swap? First Published February 27, 2013 How Flexible Is The Hong Kong Immigration Department? It’s a situation that seems to happen all too frequently these days, especially in the banking sector. Can a married couple, both working, effectively swap their Hong Kong employment and spouse visas around? […]

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Will My Hong Kong Employment Visa be Compromised If I Leave My Job Due to Intolerable Working Conditions?

January 7th, 2024

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Hong Kong Employment Visa Lost If You Have a Terrible Boss & Want To Leave? What’s The Risk To Your Hong Kong Employment Visa? Should you be worried that your employment visa status in Hong Kong might be undermined if you choose to leave the employ of an unsavoury employer? QUESTION Hello, my current employer […]

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Will Vocational Rather Than Academic Qualifications Satisfy ImmD When Making a Hong Kong Work Visa Application?

January 6th, 2024

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

Hong Kong Work Visa Is A Degree An Absolute Pre-Requisite? Is it always absolutely necessary to call upon a university degree qualification in order to get a Hong Kong work visa application approved? QUESTION I have found a job here and am now in the process of applying for a Hong Kong work visa. It […]

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Do I Need An Employment Visa Even If I Will Be In Hong Kong For Just 2 Weeks To Complete A Consulting Assignment?

January 5th, 2024

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Visitor Visas, Your Question Answered / 4 responses

Do You Need An Employment Visa For Short Term Work In Hong Kong? Yes, No, Maybe … First Published August 29, 2021   A foreign national seeking to come to Hong Kong to work, paid or unpaid, for a long or short duration, requires the permission of the Hong Kong Director of Immigration. QUESTION Dear […]

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How Do I Go About Changing Employers To Get A New Hong Kong Employment Visa Sponsor?

January 3rd, 2024

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

Hong Kong Employment Visa Change Of Sponsorship Easy Or Hard?   This question comes up all the time (and is actually answered on the home page of our Blog) but I am grateful for the opportunity to revisit it again now… QUESTION Hi, I’m currently working in Hong Kong with a valid working visa but […]

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How Do You Prove To The Hong Kong Immigration Department That You Have Tried To Recruit Locally?

January 2nd, 2024

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How Do You Prove To ImmD That You Have Tried to Recruit Locally? What Will The Hong Kong Immigration Department Accept? Excellent question earlier this week. Great opportunity to slay a few sacred cows. QUESTION Hi, one of the requirements for the work visa application is a proof of genuine vacancy. What if a sponsoring […]

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