Should You Ever Get Married Just for Hong Kong Visa Purposes?
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The answer is no – you should never get married just for Hong Kong visa purposes!
But if you are in a genuine, long-standing, loving committed relationship and potentially forced apart due to an unexpected, or involuntary relocation to Hong Kong for work purposes and marriage was an inevitability anyway, then…
I am a New Zealand national. I have just accepted a role in Hong Kong. My employer is about to begin my visa paperwork to sponsor me.
However, my girlfriend is Australian and I want her to come with me and ideally also be able to work.
We are both 30 almost 31.
One option is a shot gun marriage here in New Zealand. However, I was wondering what the policy is on her coming to Hong Kong on a tourist/holiday visa and once in HK with me us getting married there?
Is that possible and if so once it has been performed can I get her added onto my Visa as a spouse easily enough?
Any advice is greatly received.
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