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How to Apply For a Hong Kong Investment Visa Without Paying for Professional Help – 11 – Your Loved Ones

February 6th, 2015

Posted by / in Family Visas, Investment Visas, Musing / No responses

I have given this talk around town for the last couple of years now and so pleased to finally add it to our coverage of the Hong Kong investment visa. This segment discusses the immigration arrangements for accompanying family members of a Breadwinner seeking to get a Hong Kong investment visa as the principal applicant. The […]

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How to Apply For a Hong Kong Investment Visa Without Paying for Professional Help – 10 – The Catch 22

January 29th, 2015

Posted by / in Investment Visas, Musing / No responses

I have given this talk around town for the last couple of years now and so pleased to finally add it to our coverage of the Hong Kong investment visa. This segment speaks to the proverbial issue of having started your Hong Kong business before you have received the permission of the Hong Kong Immigration Department […]

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2015 Hong Kong Immigration Enhancement Measures Applicable to the Employment Visa and Visas Issued Under the Admission Scheme for Mainland Talents & Professionals

January 19th, 2015

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Musing, Special Programmes, Uncategorized, VG Front Page / 6 responses

In his recent Policy Address, the Chief Executive of the HKSAR, CY Leung announced the 2015 Hong Kong Immigration Enhancement Measures to the employment visa issued under the General Employment Policy with corresponding tweaks to the Admission Scheme for Mainland Talents & Professionals. This short Update offers commentary on these changes. More Stuff You May Find […]

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How to Apply For a Hong Kong Investment Visa Without Paying for Professional Help – 6 – Work Visa vs Investment Visa?

January 12th, 2015

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Investment Visas, Musing / 1 response

I have given this talk around town for the last couple of years now and so pleased to finally add it to our coverage of the Hong Kong investment visa, specifically discussing the distinction between an employment visa and an entrepreneur visa (Work Visa vs Investment Visa). The talk was graciously hosted at WYND Co-working Space, ran […]

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QOTW: Can I Get A Hong Kong Work Visa With No Degree?

January 8th, 2015

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Musing / No responses

An old chestnut this question which comes up time and time again about getting a Hong Kong work visa with no degree – albeit this time in the context of a technical apprenticeship undertaken straight out of senior high school. QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK I moved to Hong Kong from France one month ago. I […]

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How to Apply For a Hong Kong Investment Visa Without Paying for Professional Help – 1 – Introduction

December 6th, 2014

Posted by / in Investment Visas, Musing, Resource, VG Front Page / 2 responses

I have given this talk around town for the last couple of years now and so pleased to finally add it to our coverage of the Hong Kong investment visa. The talk was graciously hosted at WYND Co-working Space, ran by a group of great people who I have a lot of time for. The […]

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The Sorry Saga of Hong Kong Employment Visas for the Food & Beverage Industry Here

November 28th, 2014

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Musing, Refusals & Appeals / No responses

I was delighted to be invited onto the Sizzle & Fry show with Jason and Janice recently… We talked in detail about the perennial problem of staff shortages in the food and beverage industry here and why the situation never seems to get any better… More Stuff You May Find Useful or Interesting The Hong Kong […]

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QOTW: Can I Easily Swap Back to a Hong Kong Investment Visa from an Employment Visa Once Again?

August 24th, 2014

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

Entrepreneur to employee and then back to being an entrepreneur again – what will the Hong Kong Immigration Department make of this scenario…? QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK Hello, I was on an investment visa for a year when I started my own business and then took on a full time role with another company.  I was […]

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Appealing a Hong Kong Visa Refusal – Video Presentation by the Hong Kong Visa Geeza

August 3rd, 2014

Posted by / in Musing, Refusals & Appeals / No responses

What can you do if your residence visa application for Hong Kong has been denied? On March 21, 2014 I gave a presentation at the Chinese Club entitled Business Immigration to Hong Kong – A Practical Guide. This segment discusses how you can commence down the path of appealing a decision of the Hong Kong Immigration […]

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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

Posted by / in Long Stay & PR, Musing / No responses

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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