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How Can An Overseas Company Temporarily Sponsor Hong Kong Employment Visa Permissions?

May 13th, 2024

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

A frequently experienced conundrum: How can a foreign company temporarily sponsor Hong Kong employment visa permissions for its employees and contractors who need to work here in pursuit of a commercial arrangement which is of an indefinite or fixed duration here? QUESTION How can one visit and deliver short-term (typically 1-5 days duration) training courses in […]

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Can The Company You Have Just Left Contact Hong Kong Immigration And Make Your Visa Expire Immediately?

April 1st, 2024

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Special Programmes, Your Question Answered / 14 responses

Contact Hong Kong Immigration and make your visa expire? This question comes up often enough for it to warrant another explanation of the arrangements which prevail (current ImmD practice)… QUESTION Dear Visa Geeza,  I’m under the impression that when you leave a company that has been sponsoring your employment visa or if you are fired, […]

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What Can I Do If My Employment Contract Ends On The Same Day As My Hong Kong Work Visa And I Need To Stay Here A While Longer To Sort Out My Affairs?

March 7th, 2024

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

Employment law and immigration law are often overlapping but must be dealt with separately…this post talks about what can be done if someone’s employment contract ends on the same day as their Hong Kong work visa, but they need to stay in Hong Kong for a while longer to sort out their affairs. What can […]

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Employment Visa: Does Your Employer Control Your Hong Kong Immigration Destiny?

February 28th, 2024

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Hadley Says… / 5 responses

No way, for sure not  – it simply is not the way the process works… Your Hong Kong employment visa belongs to you, not your employer. They are just responsible for the sponsorship. If the relationship with your employer sours for any reason and your employment terminates this is what happens to your visa: – […]

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Joining In A Side Business In Hong Kong – An Obvious Visa Solution For Certain Types Of Employed Professionals

February 5th, 2024

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

Joining In A Side Business In Hong Kong – An Obvious Visa Solution For Certain Types Of Employed Professionals Thinking about joining in a side business in Hong Kong? Certain foreign national professionals who teach in Hong Kong, especially those at university, often find themselves wishing to participate in their profession whilst educating others. The […]

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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 Secure Your Hong Kong Employment Visa | Employer Reservations | What Can You Do?

December 14th, 2023

Posted by / in 60 Second Snapshot, Employment Visas, VG Front Page / 1 response

Your Employer Has No Plans To Help You Secure Your Hong Kong Employment Visa? Persuading & Educating Hong Kong Employers On How The Employment Visa Sponsorship Process Works The Problem Employer to help secure your Hong Kong employment visa? For reasons often known only to themselves, some Hong Kong employers hold the belief that the […]

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Work Visa | The 7 Responsibilities Of A Hong Kong Employment Visa Sponsor | What Your Employer Needs To Know

December 6th, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Hadley Says… / 1 response

Here Are The 7 Responsibilities Of A Hong Kong Employment Visa Sponsor … Everything The Sponsor Of Your Hong Kong Employment Visa Needs To Know Responsibilities Of A Hong Kong Employment Visa Sponsor Responsibilities of a Hong Kong employment visa sponsor? In this short video, Hadley sets out the seven issues that every sponsor of […]

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Your Employer Must Help You Get Your Hong Kong Employment Visa!

November 26th, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Hadley Says… / 17 responses

Employer Flicking You Off? Your Employer Must Help You Get Your Hong Kong Employment Visa! As we continue to finalise the programming of our large language model VisaGeeza.Ai, I am taking the opportunity to give a whole array of long-published, yet still totally accurate and relevant Hong Kong immigration content a fresh lick of paint […]

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Flexible Hong Kong Work Visa | Is There Such An Animal | If So Where Might You Find It?

November 24th, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Your Question Answered / 24 responses

Does A Flexible Hong Kong Work Visa Exist? Flexible Hong Kong work visa? Like the Yeti and the Loch Ness Monster, I’ve heard mention of this mythical beast several times over the years … The Employment Visa Is Not Flexible QUESTION Is there a flexible Hong Kong work visa? Because we are going to employ […]

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