Hong Kong Visas Made Easy

06

Dec 2020

If I Have a Hong Kong Dependant Visa Can I Work Here for a Foreign Company Even Though They Have Not Registered as a Business in Hong Kong?

Posted in Family Visas, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Your Question Answered /

This question mainly relates to business rather than immigration law but is still an important question nonetheless… QUESTION Hello I have a Hong Kong  dependant visa that gives me the right to work in Hong Kong. I have been offered a Regional Asia role based out of Hong Kong by a Canadian company. This company is […]

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04

Dec 2020

Hong Kong Employment Visa Holder – Join in a Side Business or Change Visa Category to a Full Investment Visa – Which is Better?

Posted in Employment Visas, Investment Visas, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Your Question Answered /

 This question raises quite a number of issues surrounding a decision to go into business for yourself in Hong Kong whilst presently holding an employment visa sponsored by a third party employer (and it’s only the immigration parts which I am qualified to address). QUESTION Hello Stephen, I have an employment visa for the remaining […]

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01

Dec 2020

Does Time Spent Outside of Hong Kong Working For A Hong Kong Employer Break Continuity of Residence for PR Purposes After 7 Years?

Posted in Employment Visas, Long Stay & PR, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Your Question Answered /

Time spent outside of Hong Kong working for a Hong Kong employer? This question has come up before but the questioner has assumed that his training visa will be extended subsequently so…  QUESTION I am married and have two kids aged 8 and 5. I have recently taken up employment in Hong Kong with a […]

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29

Nov 2020

How Can I Go From Being a Sponsored Hong Kong Employment Visa Holder to Working in My Own Business as I Wait Out the 7 Years to Permanent Residency Here?

Posted in Employment Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Your Question Answered /

If you leave your job and want to start your own business in Hong Kong, what are the immigration implications of this if you are a temporary resident foreign national employee? QUESTION Hi Stephen, I am in a bit of a pickle, I am currently waiting for my PR and I have a visa extension […]

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27

Nov 2020

What Chance of Approval for a 3-6 Month Intern Visa for Hong Kong & What Documents Are Needed?

Posted in Employment Visas, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Your Question Answered /

Intern visa for Hong Kong? Internships for foreign national students seeking experience in Hong Kong are getting ever more popular… QUESTION Hi, Our company is trying to hire an intern on a short 3-6 months internship. He holds a British passport. If he meets all the criteria on the Hong Kong Immigration Website, will there be […]

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25

Nov 2020

Is 7 Weeks a Long Time to Wait For the Hong Kong Immigration Department to Finalize a Training Visa Application?

Posted in Employment Visas, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Your Question Answered /

Foreign nationals can come to Hong Kong to receive training – the question is how long can you reasonably expect the visa application consideration exercise to take? QUESTION I recently signed a contract for a 12-month training with one of the biggest insurance companies in Hong Kong.  My application for training visa has been submitted […]

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24

Nov 2020

Return2hk – Quarantine Travel Scheme for Hong Kong Residents

Posted in Feature Article, Musing, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza /

Fast moving – no experience with it yet – here is the Government blurb … Introduction Pursuant to section 12 and 12A of the Compulsory Quarantine of Certain Persons Arriving at Hong Kong Regulation (the Regulation) (Cap. 599C), the Secretary for Food and Health would specify Guangdong Province and Macao as Category 2 specified places in […]

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