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Hong Kong Visa & Immigration Topics

Hadley Says

Statistically, What Are the Chances of Your Hong Kong Investment Visa Application Being Approved?

December 24th, 2012

Posted by / in Hadley Says…, Investment Visas / 15 responses

Each year, there are between  250 and 400 business investment visas approved in Hong Kong. This compares with the approximately 1,600 Capital Investment Entrant Scheme visas which are issued here annually. As a business investment visa approval can be had for less than a HKD1 million investment in Hong Kong, compared to the minimum HKD10 […]

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Hadley Says

How Flexible is the Admission of Mainland Talents & Professionals Scheme in Enabling Chinese Nationals to Come & Work in Hong Kong?

December 13th, 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Hadley Says…, Investment Visas, Special Programmes / 6 responses

The Admission of Mainland Talents & Professionals Scheme can be used in a number of creative ways to facilitate the entry of suitably qualified mainland residents to take up employment in Hong Kong. In spite of the general perception that it is hard for Chinese nationals to secure an employment visa in Hong Kong moving […]

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Hadley Says

Hong Kong Employment Visa Self-Sponsorship – the Reality for Entrepreneurs Dressed as Employees

April 18th, 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Hadley Says…, Investment Visas / 2 responses

If you are an entrepreneur seeking permissions to join in your own business in Hong Kong, you can’t fudge the issue of the ownership of your own business No matter how you dress it up, the Hong Kong Immigration Department will treat you as an entrepreneur-investor if your company is less than 2 years old […]

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Case Studies

Hong Kong Employment & Same Sex Partner Visas – A Joint Application Strategy

April 13th, 2012

Posted by / in Case Study, Employment Visas, Family Visas / 14 responses

 Our clients were a same sex partner couple from Australia. Susan was a Forex trader working for a boutique trading concern in Sydney and her Life Partner, Judith, owned and operated a small graphics design firm. Susan was a senor executive in her employer’s organisation and had been tasked with relocating to Hong Kong to […]

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60 Second Snapshot'

Hong Kong Employment Visa – Do You Need a Degree?

April 13th, 2012

Posted by / in 60 Second Snapshot, Employment Visas / No responses

No, you don’t always need a degree to get an employment visa for Hong Kong. Definitely not! But instead, you have to have a lot of experience in your particular line of work. The Hong Kong Immigration Department are looking for special skills, knowledge or experience of value to and not readily available in Hong […]

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Musing

A Detailed Business Plan for Your Hong Kong Investment Visa? – Not Really…

March 3rd, 2012

Posted by / in Investment Visas, Musing, VG Front Page / 1 response

I always stifle a chuckle when I read on the websites of professional service providers offering a Hong Kong visa and immigration product that there is a need for a ‘detailed business plan’ in each and every Hong Kong investment visa application. It’s simply not true. Certainly, every applicant for an investment visa needs to […]

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