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The Path To Hong Kong Residency & Our Fantastic Low Tax Regime

February 19th, 2024

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

The Path To Hong Kong Residency & Our Fantastic Low Tax Regime First Published June 4, 2012 Hong Kong has an open and flexible immigration policy that promotes and simplifies the relocation of foreign nationals possessing employment skills, business expertise, and capital to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). Moreover, their family members (spouse […]

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Unconditional Stay

October 28th, 2023

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Schooling the Lawyers – Unconditional Stay Learn about the option of obtaining Unconditional Stay in Hong Kong for those who have not taken Hong Kong as their sole permanent residence but have maintained seven years of continuous ordinary residence. Understand the nuances of applying for this status, the importance of holding a residence visa throughout […]

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Unconditional Stay | Hong Kong | The Role It Plays Today | Do You Need It? | Can You Qualify?

September 7th, 2023

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The Ultimate Guide to Unconditional Stay in Hong Kong The Second Cousin To The Right Of Abode Introduction Unconditional Stay? Since the enactment of the Basic Law and the implementation of the arrangements for the Right of Abode in the HKSAR, the role of Unconditional Stay status in the realm of Hong Kong immigration practice […]

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Am I Compelled to Apply for Hong Kong Permanent Residency After 7 Years or Can I Maintain the Status Quo of My Present Employment Visa?

January 31st, 2023

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

First Published June 10, 2013 Once you have achieved 7 years continuous ordinary residence in Hong Kong, your long stay immigration options open up considerably… QUESTION My current working visa is due to expire at the end of  September, (previously I was given an extension of 3 years in 2010), this I assume was so that […]

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Has the Hong Kong Immigration Department Tightened Up On Applicants With Criminal Records Recently?

January 28th, 2023

Posted in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Special Programmes, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Visitor Visas, Your Question Answered /

Update February 27, 2023 The question of criminal records and how they impact on Hong Kong visa applications keeps cropping up… QUESTION Hi, I have previously lived in Hong Kong, once as a student so obviously held a student visa and then a couple of years later working there so had an employment visa. I’m […]

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What’s the Difference Between Unconditional Stay and Permanent Residence in Hong Kong?

February 2nd, 2022

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

When would unconditional stay be an appropriate Hong Kong immigration status as opposed to the right of abode and, in any event, what’s the difference? QUESTION We’re considering to apply for a business investment visa, but we don’t really intend to live in Hong Kong in the near future. If our application gets approved, we’ll […]

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Has the Hong Kong Immigration Department Tightened Up On Applicants With Criminal Records Recently?

January 13th, 2020

Posted in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Special Programmes, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Visitor Visas, Your Question Answered /

The question of criminal records and how they impact on Hong Kong visa applications keeps cropping up… QUESTION Hi, I have previously lived in Hong Kong, once as a student so obviously held a student visa and then a couple of years later working there so had an employment visa. I’m a Canadian citizen and […]

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