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How Can I Resign From My Current Job BEFORE My Hong Kong Change of Employer Application Has Been Approved?

April 25th, 2015

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


 

Hong Kong change of employer application – how can you readily manage the should-you-resign-before-your-change-of-work-visa-sponsorship-application-has-been-approved conundrum?

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QUESTION

I have held a Hong Kong work visa for 2 .5 years now and I am currently in the process of finalizing an offer letter with a new employer here.

I need your advice in relation to the timing of me notifying my current employer that I am set to leave.

So should I resign after a sign the offer letter or wait for my change of employer / work visa application to get approved from Hong Kong Immigration Department?

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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.

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