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How Does Time Spent Between Residence Visas Impact on Your Eligibility for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong Subsequently?

December 3rd, 2014

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Does time spent ‘between’ residence impact on your eligibility for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong after 7 years ? QUESTION I am a Canadian citizen living and working in Hong Kong for the last 4 years. My employment has ended and I have not yet been able to obtain a new offer of employment […]

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Visas From 39,000 Feet @ General Assembly – Right of Abode in Hong Kong

November 2nd, 2014

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On July 10, 2014 I was invited by the good folks at General Assembly to give an overview talk on the opportunities for their foreign national Alumni seeking to remain in Hong Kong after graduating from their excellent programmes. This section covers the Right of Abode in Hong Kong. The Rest of the Talk Introduction Visa to […]

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If I Marry A Local Girl, Get a Dependant Visa for Hong Kong then Move to China for Work, Can I Still Get the Right of Abode After 7 Years?

October 29th, 2014

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Does being married to a Hong Kong permanent resident whilst living in China impact on continuity of ordinary residence for the purposes of a right of abode application subsequently? QUESTION Hi, Your website is incredibly helpful! However, my situation doesn’t seem to have an answer yet, so here goes! I’m a UK national and have […]

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Do Children / Minors Receive the Right of Abode in Hong Kong at the Same Time as their Parents?

October 11th, 2014

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On May 29, 2014  I gave a talk on How to Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong at the American Club The following question was asked: Do children / minors receive the right of abode in Hong Kong at the same time as their parents? More Stuff You May Find Interesting or Useful Hong Kong visa information. help […]

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Right of Abode – Continuity of Residence – Time Spent Away from Hong Kong for Education or Medical Treatment

October 4th, 2014

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Got 2 very similar questions in yesterday so I’m taking the opportunity to kill 2 birds with one stone… QUESTIONS I have a residency visa and this is my 6th year in Hong Kong. I need to go back to my country due to some medical urgency. What amount of time can I spend outside […]

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Right of Abode in Hong Kong – Are There Any Nationalities Who Do Not Qualify?

September 25th, 2014

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On May 29, 2014  I gave a talk on How to Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong at the American Club. The following question was asked: Are there any nationalities who do not qualify for the right of abode in Hong Kong? More Stuff You May Find Interesting or Useful How do lengthy employment secondments away from […]

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Why is the Right of Abode in Hong Kong Much Better than ‘Mere’ Unconditional Stay?

September 13th, 2014

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On May 29, 2014  I gave a talk on How to Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong at the American Club. The following question was asked: Why it is better to have the right of abode in Hong Kong rather than just unconditional stay? More Stuff You May Find Interesting or Useful Will I still qualify for the right […]

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If You No Longer Work for Your Sponsoring Employer What Impact Will This Have on Your Hong Kong Right of Abode Application?

August 6th, 2014

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On May 29, 2014  I gave a talk on How to Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong at the American Club. The following question was asked: If you no longer work for your sponsoring employer but your Hong Kong employment visa has not yet expired what impact will this have on your Right of Abode application? […]

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My Daughter Will be Going Overseas for University – Will This Impact Her Eligibility for Permanent Residence in Hong Kong?

July 29th, 2014

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On May 29, 2014  I gave a talk on How to Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong at the American Club. The following question was asked: My daughter will be going overseas for university. Will this break her continuity of residence for her right of  abode application after 7 years? More Stuff You May Find Useful […]

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QOTW: Can You Get PR in Hong Kong if You Have Actually Been Living & Working in China?

May 1st, 2014

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How does time spent living and working in China impact on your eligibility for the right of abode in Hong Kong? QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK I am a Canadian citizen. I worked and lived in Hong Kong from 2005 to 2007 and then was transferred to Shanghai by my employer which is a Hong Kong […]

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