Am I Compelled to Apply for Hong Kong Permanent Residency After 7 Years or Can I Maintain the Status Quo of My Present Employment Visa?
Posted in Employment Visas, Long Stay & PR, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Your Question Answered /
First Published June 10, 2013
Once you have achieved 7 years continuous ordinary residence in Hong Kong, your long stay immigration options open up considerably…
My current working visa is due to expire at the end of September, (previously I was given an extension of 3 years in 2010), this I assume was so that I would be valid for Hong Kong Permanent Residency, (as I have been here for over 7 years now).
My question is should I seek Hong Kong Permanent Residency and/or can I just continue to add an extension to my working visa if I don’t want Hong Kong Permanent Residency?
In addition, for either of these cases, do I have to always change/add my wife’s and 2 children’s passports visa extension to reflect these changes, (my wife would have been here for 6 years and my kids were born here in 2008 and 2011 (do they also become PR’s on the back of me?)
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