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What Are Your Visa Options if Your Marriage in Hong Kong Has Irretrievably Broken Down?

February 24th, 2022

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An Oldie But A Goodie! (First Published September 6, 2012) So, for better or for worse, you and your spouse have gone your own separate ways and the question of your dependent visa hangs over your head like the sword of Damocles and you don’t know where to turn as regards your continuing immigration permissions […]

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Extending Your Hong Kong Dependant Visa After Divorce

January 30th, 2022

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First Published February 17, 2016 This is a Hong Kong immigration situation that happens a lot more frequently that you might imagine! Can you extend your Hong Kong dependant visa after divorce? QUESTION I would like to know if there is any possibility for me to extend my dependant/spouse visa since I am now divorced […]

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Does the Hong Kong Immigration Department Positively Consider Family Reunion as a Factor to Employment Visa Grant?

October 23rd, 2021

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

First Published January 4, 2020 Employment visa grant? What do the Hong Kong Immigration Department take into account exactly when considering an application for an employment visa where the applicant has recently divorced from a Hong Kong resident? QUESTION I have been in Hong Kong for two years and have recently divorced.  I have care […]

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Divorced? How Can You Prove That You Have Lawful Custody of Minor Children if You Wish to Bring Them to Hong Kong to Live With You?

April 17th, 2018

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In a blended family situation, the question often arises about how to secure Hong Kong immigration status for children from a previous relationship… QUESTION I’m a Korean married to a resident here, so eventually will have a dependant visa. The question is, what is the process for getting a dependant visa for my 16-year old […]

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Legal Opinion & ImmD Position On the State of Hong Kong Immigration Law For People Who’s Dependant Visas Are Expiring But Who’s Marriage Has Irretrievably Broken Down

October 11th, 2016

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This material is five years old presently but does set out in detail the legal problems for some applicants associated with getting an extension of stay to their dependant visa in the wake of an irretrievable breakdown in their marriage to a sponsoring (ex) spouse.     LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL – Meeting on Marital Status ─ […]

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