60 Second Snapshots

Immigration In Bite-Sized Chunks

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Feb 2022

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

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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Feb 2022

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

Posted in 60 Second Snapshot, Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Visitor Visas /

First Published 2012 (10 Years Ago – Look How Young I Am!) There is sooooo much chatter on public forums about the value which Hong Kong immigration consultants 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 […]

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Aug 2021

How Does Hong Kong Right of Abode Downgrade to the Right to Land Materialize and What Are the Immigration Implications of This?

Posted in 60 Second Snapshot, Long Stay & PR, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza /

First Published January 17, 2013 If you are a foreign national permanent resident of Hong Kong you will hold a permanent identity card and, as a result, will possess the Rolls Royce immigration status of what is called the right of abode. The right of abode provides you with, effectively,  defacto citizenship of the HKSAR, […]

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Dec 2019

The Foibles of Hong Kong Visa & Immigration Applications That Only Experience Can Fully Appreciate

Posted in 60 Second Snapshot, Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Special Programmes, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Visitor Visas /

First Published April 29, 2013 Hong Kong immigration & visa applications: both the Hong Kong Visa Handbook and the accompanying updates posted daily on the Hong Kong Visa Geeza Blog along with the DIY Visa Kits are all designed to help you make an application to the Immigration Department without any professional assistance and with […]

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Dec 2019

Waiting-in-the-Wings: The Typical Experience of a Foreign National Spouse in the Hong Kong Visa Application Process

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

First Published May 4, 2013 If you and your family are relocating to Hong Kong with your spouse’s job and he (or his employer) is responsible for organizing the visas for you and your children, what can you expect of the Hong Kong visa application process? Firstly, the dependant visas which you and the children […]

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Dec 2019

When There Really is No Need to Spend Any Money With a Hong Kong Immigration Service Provider

Posted in 60 Second Snapshot, Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Special Programmes, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Visitor Visas /

First Published May 9, 2013 For many people, especially those with a natural ability to manage a process or work to a set of procedural guidelines, there may very well be no need to spend good money on securing the professional assistance of a Hong Kong immigration service provider. Of course, if you prefer to […]

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Jan 2016

The 7 Things to Tell Your Employer About Hong Kong Employment Visa Sponsorship

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

If you have a job offer in hand and now need to secure an employment visa, just how much help can you expect from your prospective employer? Sponsors of Hong Kong employment visas may actually have no idea of what’s expected of them so this short video sets it all out in just 7 points. More […]

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