Working Holiday Visa

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Weird & Wonderful Ways to Get Working Permissions in Hong Kong – D-I-Y Applications

July 4th, 2016

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On April 4th I gave a talk at Centre O Connect in Sheung Wan about some of the quirky ways to get working permissions in Hong Kong and delighted to share them with you now in this series of  8 short videos. You can download the slides here. The Rest of the Series Introduction You […]

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Weird & Wonderful Ways to Get Working Permissions in Hong Kong – The Working Holiday Visa

June 11th, 2016

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On April 4th I gave a talk at Centre O Connect in Sheung Wan about some of the quirky ways to qualify to work in Hong Kong and delighted to share them with you now in this series of  8 short videos. You can download the slides here. The Rest of the Series Introduction You […]

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Weird & Wonderful Ways to Get Working Permissions in Hong Kong – Introduction

June 5th, 2016

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On April 4th I gave a talk at Centre O Connect in Sheung Wan about some of the quirky ways to qualify to work in Hong Kong and delighted to share them with you now in this series of  8 short videos. You can download the slides here. The Rest of the Series Introduction You […]

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4 Realistically Achievable Visas to Live, Work or Establish a Business in Hong Kong – The Working Holiday Visa

September 13th, 2015

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On the 6th of August 2015, I was invited by the good guys at WYND to give a talk about the Hong Kong visas that are the most realistically achievable to live, work or establish a business in Hong Kong, all things considered. The Rest of the Series 1 – Introduction 2 – Policy 3 […]

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4 Realistically Achievable Visas to Live, Work or Establish a Business in Hong Kong – Policy

September 1st, 2015

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On the 6th of August 2015, I was invited by the good guys at WYND to give a talk about the Hong Kong visas that are the most realistically achievable to live, work or establish a business in Hong Kong, all things considered. The Rest of the Series 1 – Introduction 2 – Policy 3 […]

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QOTW: Swapping to a Hong Kong Employment Visa from a Working Holiday Visa – Possible?

September 2nd, 2014

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The Working Holiday Visa is an excellent addition to the options young people of certain nationalities have to come to Hong Kong to work; but can you stay here longer than the original 12 months ImmD give you? QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK Hi, I am on a UK Working Holiday Visa. The question is this: Can […]

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QOTW: How Easy (or Hard) Is It to Swap From a Hong Kong Working Holiday Visa to a Full Employment Visa?

May 24th, 2014

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The working holiday visa and the Hong Kong employment visa are 2 completely different animals… QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK I’m an Australian citizen in Hong Kong, working under a working holiday visa which only permits me to work 3 months per employer. Is the only way around this to be sponsored by my employer or […]

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QOTW: Can I Work as an Independant Contractor in Hong Kong if I Hold a Working Holiday Visa?

March 25th, 2014

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Hong Kong working holiday visas are essentially a breeze to secure – but can you be an independant contractor if you hold one? QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK I am from the UK and have just gained a working holiday visa for Hong Kong. As I understand it, as a UK citizen, you can work for 12 […]

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Interview: Has Hong Kong Ever Been Used as a Kind of Stepping Stone Into Another Immigration Jurisdiction?

August 30th, 2013

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 2 responses

On June 6th, 2013 I was interviewed by five law students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong about my experiences practicing immigration here over the last 20 years. We covered a great deal of ground in the 90 minutes we spent together and over the next few weeks I will be posting the interview […]

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A Public Thank You to the Hong Kong Immigration Department

August 23rd, 2013

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Feature Article, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 1 response

A few weeks ago we received instructions from a client who was needing to extend a Quality Migrant Admission Scheme visa on the strength of a new business she was in the process of implementing here in Hong Kong (after a few years of working as an employee under the QMAS programme). Still relatively new, […]

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