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May 2021

Can I Employ Myself by Getting a Hong Kong Business Investment Visa?

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

This is a typical question about what is really a Hong Kong business investment visa application – but most often people don’t know, understandably enough, how to couch it… First Published April 21, 2012   QUESTION “Hello, I’m interested in getting HK residence permit (working visa). Please advise what’s the easiest, fastest and cheapest way […]

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May 2021

I Would Like to Apply for a Job Seekers Visa For Hong Kong – How Do I Go About Doing It?

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

Hong Kong immigration is rife with visa gossip and rumours so I am pleased this question has been raised as it allows me to slay an old dragon once and for all! QUESTION Hi Stephen, Thanks ever so much for your amazing website. I have never seen anything like this before – and I can’t […]

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Apr 2021

How Do Foreign National Children Resident in Hong Kong for 7 Years Go On to Acquire Permanent Residency Here?

Posted in Family Visas, Long Stay & PR, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Your Question Answered /

The test for the right of abode for foreign national children resident in Hong Kong for 7 years is the same as for adults but the manifestation of that PR takes a slightly different form… QUESTION I’ve heard that our children can independently hold permanent residency once they turn 7.  Is this correct and if […]

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Apr 2021

What Pathways to an Employment Visa Exist For a Fresh, Foreign University Graduate Arriving in Hong Kong Seeking Career Opportunities Here?

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

Whilst the Immigration Arrangements for Non-local Graduates afford a clean pathway to working permission for foreign nationals freshly graduating from Hong Kong universities, the situation is very different if your degree is from overseas and you’re seeking to work in the HKSAR straight after university. QUESTION Hi Stephen, I would like to ask, I’m a […]

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Apr 2021

Please Don’t Ask Me To Advise You On How To Break Hong Kong Immigration Law!

Posted in Employment Visas, Feature Article, Musing, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Your Question Answered /

First Published Years Ago!   I get loads of great questions to answer and it’s my genuine pleasure to help. Sometimes, though, people don’t appreciate what it is they are actually asking me to be a party to when they seek my advice via our websites.. So please don’t ask me to advise you on […]

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21

Apr 2021

I Was Convicted of a Crime and Removed From Hong Kong – How Do My Visa Options Look Now?

Posted in Employment Visas, Refusals & Appeals, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Visitor Visas, Your Question Answered /

First Published November 6, 2018 Life in Hong Kong can throw up many challenges, none too much greater than the following: QUESTION Hello, and thank you for the opportunity to ask my question! I have questions, but I will frame my situation first. In June of this year, I made a big mistake and got […]

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Apr 2021

What Impact Will A Temporary Yet Long Term Secondment Overseas For Work Have On My Hong Kong Permanent Residence Application 3 Years From Now?

Posted in Long Stay & PR, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Your Question Answered /

Hong Kong being a small, dynamic city which punches above its weight in the region, this situation happens all the time. So what IS the impact on your subsequent eligibility for the Right of Abode if your employer wants to shift you off-shore temporarily to manage a project? QUESTION I have been working in Hong Kong […]

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