Your Questions Answered

Answers To All Your Hong Kong Immigration Questions

10

Aug 2017

Is There Any Special Visa Type for Foreign National Media Professionals Seeking to Live & Freelance in Hong Kong?

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

Independent media professionals often occupy a round-pegs-in-square-holes situation when it comes to being able to practice their trade in Hong Kong and this question discusses how they might go about being able to do so. QUESTION Hi! My partner and I are media professionals from Canada. We have 10 years experience each in our respective […]

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

08

Aug 2017

How Are Dependant Family Members Considered in An Application for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong?

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

Are family members who are accompanying a main applicant for the right of abode in Hong Kong treated in any particular way by the Hong Kong Immigration Department? QUESTION Hi When applying for the right of abode in Hong Kong for the whole family .. if I put in 9 years worth of my husband’s tax […]

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

06

Aug 2017

Is There a Minimum Number of Days You Need to be in Hong Kong in Order to Maintain Your Investment Visa Status?

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

Hong Kong is a small place with borders on our doorstep so how much time do you need to be physically in Hong Kong to retain your Hong Kong investment visa? QUESTION I would like to know, if I am able to hold a visa in Hong Kong, then what is the minimum time per […]

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

02

Aug 2017

Are Short Term Teaching Programmes Delivered by Non-resident Educators Subject to Normal Hong Kong Immigration Policy?

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

QUESTION As a school we regularly invite specialist teachers (generally musicians or artists) to visit from overseas and provide workshops for both students and staff.  We pay these specialists a fee and provide accommodation and flights.  Generally the visit will last two weeks.  Is it necessary to obtain an employment visa for these people?  We […]

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

31

Jul 2017

Will a Criminal Record for Shoplifting Compromise Your Immediate and Long Term Plans for Residence in Hong Kong?

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

The indiscretions of youth can come back and haunt you in later years and in this question, a conviction for shoplifting quite some time ago is on the mind of an intending foreign national resident of Hong Kong… QUESTION I am very keen in settling down in Hong Kong in the long-term future. And I […]

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

26

Jul 2017

How Are Fiance’s Prior to Marriage Treated by the Hong Kong Immigration Department?

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

The issue of fiances prior to marriage and how the Hong Kong Immigration Department treat them is often confused so I was happy to receive this question recently. So, how are fiance’s prior to marriage treated by the Hong Kong Immigration Department? QUESTION My fiancé is a Philippine resident working in Hong Kong for the […]

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

24

Jul 2017

Hong Kong Right of Abode for Foreign Nationals – When Does the 7 Year Clock Start Ticking?

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

This question comes up quite often so I’m grateful to this questioner for asking it. The answer is straight forward enough, but in my PodCast below, I set out why the reason it is as it is – and why trying to start your Right of Abode application earlier is essentially an exercise in futulity! […]

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