How Does Changing Industries Impact on Your Application to Change Hong Kong Employment Visa Sponsorship?
Posted in Employment Visas, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Your Question Answered /
First Published January 16, 2018
Two-pronged question today starting with how to change Hong Kong employment visa sponsorship into a new job sector…
My current work visa is about to expire 5 days from now. I’ve applied for a transfer and extension simultaneously almost 4 weeks ago as I am moving to a new employer.
The visa application has not been approved yet.
What if they don’t get back to me before the expiry date of my current limit of stay? Do I have to leave the country?
Someone told me you can stay in HK for 2 weeks after your work visa expires. Is this true?
Also, I am not sure if this complicates things, but I am moving industries as well.
I was an English teacher for the last year in Hong Kong and I am moving back into business.
I used to work in Insurance for almost 3 years before I came to Hong Kong. This new job is an Insurance job as well and I have written the papers I need to be able to practice this profession in Hong Kong.
Thanks for your insight.
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