Legal Dependant Visa

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What’s the Minimum Sum Needed in Your Bank Account to Successfully Sponsor a Hong Kong Dependant Visa?

May 16th, 2022

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Got an income but no savings? What impact will this have on your ability to successfully sponsor a Hong Kong dependant visa? QUESTION Hello! I have a work visa and will apply for my husband to stay by applying for a Hong Kong dependant visa. Alas I have no savings, is there a minimum amount […]

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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?

May 2nd, 2022

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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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Can You Use the Foreign Domestic Helper Visa to Employ Your Mother in Hong Kong?

March 20th, 2022

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

The Hong Kong Immigration Department are not especially receptive to what can appear to be family reunion via the back door… Can you use the Foreign Domestic Helper visa to employ your mother in Hong Kong? QUESTION Hello, My wife and I are on work visas in Hong Kong and are expecting a baby in […]

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Dependant Visa Proof of Means – A Chicken & Egg Situation for a Couple Relocating a Business to Hong Kong

March 12th, 2022

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

First Published August 24, 2017 Thankfully, Hong Kong immigration is not overly bureaucratic or legalistic so what appears to be an intractable problem more often than not is not such a big deal after all… QUESTION Hello, My wife and I were married earlier this year. I am a US citizen, but she is an […]

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How Easy (or Hard) is it For a Chinese Spouse Resident on the Mainland to Secure a Dependant Visa for Hong Kong?

March 2nd, 2022

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Can a Chinese spouse resident on the Mainland secure a dependant visa for Hong Kong? QUESTION My brother is married to a Chinese girl. He is Singaporean and coming to Hong Kong on a working visa. Can he get his wife a dependant visa for Hong Kong? They have proper legal marriage certificate from Singapore. […]

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

February 24th, 2022

Posted in 60 Second Snapshot, Family Visas, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza /

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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Can I Extend My Hong Kong Visa Outside of Hong Kong Due To The Pandemic?

February 15th, 2022

Posted in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Sherpa, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza /

Can I Extend My Hong Kong Visa Outside of Hong Kong Due To The Pandemic? So the question is whether or not you can get an extension to your residence visa considered while you’re offshore?  Historically, you’ve needed to be back in Hong Kong in order to progress an extension of stay application, if you’re […]

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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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Can I Use An Online Marriage Certificate to Get A Hong Kong Dependant Visa?

January 18th, 2022

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Can I Use An Online Marriage Certificate to Get A Hong Kong Dependant Visa? Broken hearts be what they are. This sort of enforced separation from your loved ones in Hong Kong has meant that the Immigration Department in recent times have had to consider applications for dependent visas from people who have been married […]

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Can I Still Sponsor a Hong Kong Dependant Visa for My New Wife If I Hold an Employment Visa But Am Presently Between Jobs?

January 10th, 2022

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

What will ImmD make of an application to sponsor a dependant visa by a Hong Kong employment visa holding foreign national who doesn’t presently have a job here? QUESTION I am in between jobs (currently on an employment visa in Hong Kong) and plan to get married soon (outside HK). I would like to arrange […]

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