Catch 22

Hong Kong Visa & Immigration Topics

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Hong Kong Immigration… What Does It Mean… Catch 22?

August 29th, 2016

Posted in Investment Visas, Musing, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza /

The Hong Kong immigration Catch 22 – over the last 20 years or so I have coined a number of phrases in Hong Kong immigration parlance. In this short piece I discuss  how the Hong Kong Immigration Department manage the seemingly contradictory requirement of creating new business facts on the ground whilst still not yet […]

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10 Must-Have Resources for Any Hong Kong Investment Visa Application

February 2nd, 2016

Posted in Investment Visas, Musing, Resource, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza /

If you are intending to make an application for a Hong Kong investment visa, you’re going to need a variety of resources to manifest your intentions properly with the Immigration Department en route to your all-important visa approval. To this end, I have collected and made available ten key resources in this post, all-in one […]

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Do You Need a Visa to Operate a Business in Hong Kong if You Are Not Yet Resident Here?

January 18th, 2016

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

Great question today with a simple answer and an opportunity to shed some more light on the Catch 22 and  your ‘intention to reside’… QUESTION Who we are: We are a UK pharmaceutical wholesale distributor in business for 15 years, currently selling into Hong Kong.  Objective: To establish an office and register 3 pharmaceutical products with […]

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Is the Hong Kong Startup Visa All That It’s Cracked Up to Be? – The Catch 22

November 8th, 2015

Posted in Investment Visas, Musing, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza /

On August 11, 2015 I gave a presentation discussing the so-called Hong Kong Startup visa that everyone is getting so excited about. In this segment at o Connect in Sheung Wan, I discuss the conundrum known as the Catch 22 in the Hong Kong Kong Startup visa arrangements. The Rest of the Series 1 – […]

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How to Apply For a Hong Kong Investment Visa Without Paying for Professional Help – 10 – The Catch 22

January 29th, 2015

Posted in Investment Visas, Musing, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza /

I have given this talk around town for the last couple of years now and so pleased to finally add it to our coverage of the Hong Kong investment visa. This segment speaks to the proverbial issue of having started your Hong Kong business before you have received the permission of the Hong Kong Immigration Department […]

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I Possess an APEC Business Travel Card – Will It Advantage Me in My Hong Kong Investment Visa Application?

July 11th, 2013

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

This question really is all about the Catch 22 which I have posted on quite a few times previously. However, there is an interesting twist..

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