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What Are You Really Buying From A Hong Kong Immigration Consultant?

September 17th, 2023

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What Do You Get For Your Money When You Instruct A Hong Kong Immigration Consultant?

First Published 2012 (11 Years Ago – Look How Young I Am!)

Should You Pay or Shouldn’t You Pay?

Do you need a Hong Kong Immigration Consultant? There is sooooo much chatter on public forums about the value that a Hong Kong immigration consultant can add to the overall process of securing residency in Hong Kong. What the majority of these people fail to appreciate is the very simple reason why the Hong Kong immigration services profession is thriving, with customers spoilt for choice as to who to instruct.

Watch the short video above to understand why people are more than happy to spend their hard-earned money on professional visa assistance.

The Value of a Hong Kong Immigration Consultant: Peace of Mind

Two Types Of Customers

There is an ongoing debate among foreign participants on public internet forums about the value that Hong Kong immigration consultants add to the visa process. Some question why one would pay another person their hard-earned money to manage a process that they can easily undertake themselves. While this is a fair question, it deserves an equally fair response.

1: Those Who Don’t Want To Pay

The role of an immigration consultant is to provide a service. Consider a scenario where you have the necessary intellectual knowledge and skills to service your car yourself. You have the time, knowledge of where to buy replacement parts, and even the tools required for the job. However, you choose not to take on this task yourself and prefer to let someone else do it for you. Why is that? The answer is peace of mind.

2: Those Who Do Want To Pay

As a white-collar worker, I prefer not to get my hands dirty and would rather spend my time attending my daughter’s concerts than being under the hood of my car. One of the main reasons I choose not to service my car myself is peace of mind. I recall a time when my beloved but now long-deceased Mazda 626 ran out of petrol on the way to the Cross Harbour tunnel in Causeway Bay during rush hour. It was a scary and stressful experience.

Buying Peace of Mind

These days, I choose not to service my car myself because I value the peace of mind that comes with entrusting that task to a professional. Similarly, clients pay immigration consultants for the same reason – peace of mind. Besides the benefit of having an expert handle critical strategic thinking and analysis on their behalf, clients also appreciate the consultant’s ability to navigate the complexities of running and waiting around at the Hong Kong Immigration Department.

The value of an experienced Hong Kong visa immigration consultant goes beyond just efficiency and expertise. Clients are paying for peace of mind, knowing that their visa application is in capable hands. For those who prefer to handle their visa application themselves, that is perfectly fine. The Hong Kong Visa Handbook, this Hong Kong Visa Geeza Blog and the Hong Kong Visa Sherpa websites have all been created to provide valuable information and support for individuals who choose this route.

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Last Words …

In conclusion, the value of engaging a Hong Kong immigration consultant extends beyond the practicalities of the visa process. It offers peace of mind, expert guidance, and the assurance that critical aspects of the application are being handled professionally. Whether you choose to seek professional help or go it alone, we hope that you find value in the resources available to you.


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The Hong Kong Visa Geeza (a.k.a Stephen Barnes) is a co-founder of the Hong Kong Visa Centre and author of the Hong Kong Visa Handbook. A law graduate of the London School of Economics, Stephen has been practicing Hong Kong immigration since 1993 and is widely acknowledged as the leading authority on business immigration matters here for the last 24 years.

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