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How to Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong (American Club Talk)

July 15th, 2014

Posted in Long Stay & PR, Musing, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza /


On May 29, 2014 The Henley Group sponsored a talk on How to Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong at the American Club.

Watch this video on YouTube.

We originally produced a version of this presentation last year.

However, this time we can bring the material to life a bit more with an actively engaged audience and a lovely ambiance to the session all told.

I hope you get value from it.

This Talk Broken Down Into Logical Segments

Part 1 – The Make Up of My Presentation

Part 2 – 7 Years in Hong Kong – Do You Qualify?

Part 3 – Hong Kong Ordinary Residence & When it Starts

Part 4 - Maintaining & Breaking Your Ordinary Residence

Part 5 - Settlement & Only Place of Permanent Residence

Part 6 - Paperwork & Process

Part 7 - Keeping it & Losing it!

More Stuff You May Find Useful or Interesting

The reality behind the Hong Kong Immigration Department’s  ”4 weeks”  case processing time line

Checking the status of your Hong Kong visa application on line – yeah right!

The Hong Kong Immigration Department – what an efficient organisation they really are!

ImmD are out to deny – not approve – Hong Kong visa applications – aren’t they?

Getting a working visa for Hong Kong is a simple matter of filling out the forms – right?


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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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