New Content Daily Sign Up Here

Your Questions Answered

Can I Easily Swap From a Working Holiday Visa to a Hong Kong Work Visa?

July 6th, 2015

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


 

How can one go about swapping from a Hong Kong Working Holiday Visa to a complete Hong Kong work visa?

SMALL-keep-calm-and-ask-the-visa-geeza

QUESTION

I am a British citizen with a 1st class degree, 2 years work experience and unique language abilities.

I am currently in Hong Kong on a working holiday visa and was employed at a specialist insurance company doing business development.

I have now been promoted to an account manager and thus I would like to know how one would go about applying for a normal work visa.

I understand cases like mine are rare but I have heard that it shouldn’t be a problem.

I thought I would ask you guys for a better opinion.

More Stuff You May Find Useful or Interesting

Can you undertake freelance work or start your own business on a Hong Kong working holiday visa?

What are the chances of being allowed back if you overstay your Hong Kong visa and are then convicted of that crime?

I want to live in Hong Kong with my boyfriend – is the working holiday visa a good option?

Hong Kong Travel Pass used to keep an extended family together – quite lawfully!

Hong Kong visa information, help and guidance on your mobile – 100% Free!

PODCAST ANSWER

VISIT OUR PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE or VISIT OUR VISA GEEZA BLOG

Please select the social network you want to share this page with:

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.

Handbook Contents
Professional Service Options...