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Half Way Through the Process | Cancel One Hong Kong Employment Visa Application | Start A Second One Instead?

September 1st, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Your Question Answered / 10 responses

Cancel One Hong Kong Employment Visa Application to Start a Second One? It sometimes happens that 2 job offers emerge in quick succession and you prefer to accept the 2nd one but the visa application for the first one has already started … So What Happens In A Situation Like This? Cancel one Hong Kong […]

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The Hong Kong Training Visa – All You Need To Know To Get Approved The First Time

August 5th, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Feature Article, Musing, VG Front Page / No responses

Approval Criteria for a Hong Kong Training Visa Foreign nationals and residents of mainland China who wish to acquire specialized skills and knowledge through training  may have their application for a Hong Kong training visa approved based on strict eligibility criteria. This post aims to provide an overview of the requirements for a training visa […]

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Getting Professional Help With Your Hong Kong Visa Application – On the Cheap!

August 3rd, 2023

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Professional Help With Your Hong Kong Visa Application? What I love about Hong Kong is our free market, bags of competition and loads of choices. Of course, this also applies to my profession too. I just love this picture and can’t resist sharing it here. Says it all really! Navigating the complexities of immigration and […]

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Can a Hong Kong Training Visa Be Used As a Stepping Stone to a Full Employment Visa?

August 2nd, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Your Question Answered / 5 responses

The Hong Kong Training Visa Is An Oft-Misunderstood Animal. This question is an excellent opportunity to discuss the nature of the Hong Kong Training Visa – and what you can – and can’t – do if you possess one … Updated August 2023 QUESTION I’m currently working in under a Hong Kong training visa. I need […]

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Training Visa Application? Is 7 Weeks A Long Time to Wait For The Hong Kong Immigration Department To Approve?

July 31st, 2023

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

How Long Does It Take To Finalise A Hong Kong Training Visa Application? Hong Kong training visa application – foreign nationals can come to Hong Kong to receive training.  The question is – how long can you reasonably expect the visa consideration exercise to take? Updated July 2023 QUESTION I am making a Hong Kong […]

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What Happens If You Overstay Your Hong Kong Visa Limit of Stay?

July 8th, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Hadley Says…, Investment Visas, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 167 responses

What Happens If You Overstay Your Hong Kong Visa? Updated July 2023 The Immigration Department are very strict about people who overstay their visa in Hong Kong. What Happens If You Overstay Your Hong Kong Visa – Report Immediately If you are a visitor here and find yourself a day or 2 accidently overstaying, and […]

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Employees Working in Hong Kong

June 2nd, 2023

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If you’ve never previously applied for working permissions here. First Time Applicant Must Have Resources Hong Kong Visa Handbook       If you are relocating to Hong Kong with your current employer. Intercompany Transferee Must Have Resources Hong Kong Visa Handbook       If you’re just changing employers and not doing business for […]

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Has the Hong Kong Immigration Department Tightened Up On Applicants With Criminal Records Recently?

January 28th, 2023

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas, Your Question Answered / 4 responses

Update February 27, 2023 The question of criminal records and how they impact on Hong Kong visa applications keeps cropping up… QUESTION Hi, I have previously lived in Hong Kong, once as a student so obviously held a student visa and then a couple of years later working there so had an employment visa. I’m […]

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Will One Month As A Visitor Between Residence Visas Break My Continuity of Residence for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong?

September 26th, 2022

Posted by / in Long Stay & PR, Your Question Answered / 2 responses

First Published June 20, 2013 This question raises its head in many different guises but this is the first time that anyone has asked it in such a pointed way in the context of training visas – so I’m pleased to be able to shed some light! QUESTION Hi, Great that you provide this service! […]

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If My Hong Kong Training Visa Application is Denied Will I be Precluded From Visiting the HKSAR Subsequently?

June 20th, 2022

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Refusals & Appeals, Visitor Visas, Your Question Answered / 1 response

What happens if your application for a Hong Kong training visa gets refused – will you be able to arrive and visit Hong Kong subsequently – or not? QUESTION I’ve been accepted into a startup accelerator in Hong Kong. It’s not one of the “pre-approved” ones for the so-called Start-up visa so I’ve been recommended […]

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