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Can I Work Remotely for an Overseas Employer Whilst I Remain in Hong Kong With My Same Sex Partner on a Prolonged Visitor Visa?

June 24th, 2017

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

What issues arise in respect of those foreign nationals in Hong Kong who accompany their unmarried life partners (gay or heterosexual) here on prolonged visitor visas and who are planning to carry on their professions remotely for an overseas employer whilst permitted by the Hong Kong Immigration Department to be present in Hong Kong as […]

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Can I Actually Submit a Hong Kong Same Sex Partner Visa Application Via the Extension of Stay Process These Days?

April 18th, 2017

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

Hong Kong same sex partner visa application – changes as to how ImmD consider extension of stay applications effectively mean that same sex partner visa applications need to be submitted on an entry visa basis using form ID1003 A/B and not via the ID91. QUESTION First, can you please clarify what form/s should be submitted […]

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I’m a British National Accompanying My Girlfriend Who’s Transferring to Hong Kong to Work for 2 Years – What Kind of Visa Can I Get to Join Her?

February 26th, 2017

Posted in Special Programmes, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Visitor Visas, Your Question Answered /

Frequent visitors to Hong Kong need to have bona fide reasons for coming here as often as they do and also need to be able to demonstrate to the examining Immigration Officer their need for such frequent visits in the event they are questioned at the point of arrival. The following question enables a discussion […]

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Can the Employer Sponsoring a Gay Employee’s Hong Kong Employment Visa Assist in Any Way in a Visa Application For an Accompanying Life-Partner?

February 23rd, 2017

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

With the prolonged visitor visa being a less than satisfactory yet ultimately practical solution to the issue of same sex partners in Hong Kong, it is hardly surprising that it throws up lots of questions and I am grateful to this questioner for raising the issues that he does. QUESTION Hi Stephen, First a big […]

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How Important Are Photographs When Documenting Relationship Bona Fides in a Same Sex Partner Visa Application for Hong Kong?

January 31st, 2017

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

It’s quite rare in most types of family visa applications that a single supporting document will definitively determine success or refusal. Of course, if you claim to be married or a legal parent (for example) and seeking a legal dependant’s visa, marriage and birth certificates are an absolute prerequisite to establish proof of legal relationship. But […]

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11 – How to Apply for a Hong Kong Same Sex Partner Visa Without Paying for Professional Help – MUST USE Resources

May 3rd, 2015

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

On March 5, 2015 at WYND co-working space, I gave a presentation on how to go about applying for a Hong Kong same sex partner visa. In this segment I talk you through the discrete MUST USE resources when applying for a prolonged visitor visa for a loved same sex partner. The Complete Series 1 – How […]

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10 – How to Apply for a Hong Kong Same Sex Partner Visa Without Paying for Professional Help – Extension of Stay

May 2nd, 2015

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

On March 5, 2015 at WYND co-working space, I gave a presentation on how to go about applying for a Hong Kong same sex partner visa. In this segment I discuss how to go about getting an extension of stay which is a essentially a routine procedure these days. The Complete Series 1 – How to Apply for […]

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9 – How to Apply for a Hong Kong Same Sex Partner Visa Without Paying for Professional Help – Managing Change

April 27th, 2015

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On March 5, 2015 at WYND co-working space, I gave a presentation on how to go about applying for a Hong Kong same sex partner visa. In this segment I discuss the options if, after visa grant, you wish to take up employment, study or join in a business. The Complete Series 1 – How to Apply […]

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8 – How to Apply for a Hong Kong Same Sex Partner Visa Without Paying for Professional Help – How Long Does it Take?

April 21st, 2015

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On March 5, 2015 at WYND co-working space, I gave a presentation on how to go about applying for a Hong Kong same sex partner visa. In this segment I discuss how long it takes to progress through the prolonged visitor visa process… The Complete Series 1 – How to Apply for a Hong Kong Same Sex […]

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7 – How to Apply for a Hong Kong Same Sex Partner Visa Without Paying for Professional Help – Do You Qualify?

April 13th, 2015

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On March 5, 2015 at WYND co-working space, I gave a presentation on how to go about applying for a Hong Kong same sex partner visa. In this segment I discuss what it takes to qualify for a prolonged visitor visa… The Complete Series 1 – How to Apply for a Hong Kong Same Sex Partner Visa […]

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