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Visas For Legal Dependants

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How Can a Defacto Spouse Gain Approval to Work Under a Hong Kong Prolonged Visitor Visa?

May 7th, 2018

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

So, what happens if a defacto partner ‘trailing spouse’ wants to take up employment in Hong Kong under a prolonged visitor visa? Is this possible? QUESTION Hi Visa Geeza, I have been offered a job in Hong Kong and me and my de-facto partner are considering the move. Whilst the company will sponsor me,  my […]

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What Is the Bare Minimum Income & Accommodation Arrangements to Suitably Sponsor a Hong Kong Dependant Visa?

April 28th, 2018

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Today’s question relates how the Hong Kong Immigration Department respond to requests for dependant visas from permanent resident sponsors, particularly those families who are relocating back to Hong Kong some years after the marriage commenced overseas. QUESTION Thank you for your wonderful website! My wife and I are planning on applying for a Dependant visa […]

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If You Stay in Hong Kong for 7 Years as a De-facto Spouse Holding a Prolonged Visitor Visa Will You Qualify for Permanent Residency?

April 26th, 2018

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

Short and sweet question today, but an important answer so worthy of a PodCast answer (I get loads of questions each day and I answer them all – the really simple ones get 2 or 3 sentence email responses, often containing links to previously answered questions). Where an issue has not been addressed previously, its […]

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Married to a PHKID Card Holder Overseas – the Hong Kong Visa Situation for the Foreign National Spouse

April 23rd, 2018

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There is quite a lot of confusion surrounding the question of immigration status in Hong Kong for foreign nationals who married their permanent ID card holder spouses overseas and who now wish to move to Hong Kong (especially with the economic plight currently experienced in Europe and North America).   This question, just in, provides […]

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Divorced? How Can You Prove That You Have Lawful Custody of Minor Children if You Wish to Bring Them to Hong Kong to Live With You?

April 17th, 2018

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In a blended family situation, the question often arises about how to secure Hong Kong immigration status for children from a previous relationship… QUESTION I’m a Korean married to a resident here, so eventually will have a dependant visa. The question is, what is the process for getting a dependant visa for my 16-year old […]

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I Am Married to a PRC National and a Permanent Resident Here So How Can We Live Together in Hong Kong?

April 9th, 2018

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What impact does being a Hong Kong permanent resident have on being married to a PRC national presently resident on the Mainland? My friend is a British Passport Holder who is a Permanent Resident in Hong Kong for over 20 years He married a mainland Chinese girl in Hong Kong and they now have a […]

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How to Gee Up A Hong Kong Visa Application That is Taking a Long Time to Process

April 7th, 2018

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

First Published on October 18, 2012 Whilst this question (along with the answer provided) discusses a dependant visa application, it does set the scene nicely for me to share with you how to go about prompting a response from the Immigration Department in an effort to keep your Hong Kong visa or other immigration application […]

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