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What Chance is There That ImmD Will Grant a Visa to a Foreign National Who Previously Overstayed in Hong Kong by Five-And-A-Half Years?

October 22nd, 2016

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

Overstayed in Hong Kong for a very long time previously…? Great question this, not so much because the answer is mostly quite obvious, but because it gives me a chance to have a discussion about overstaying generally. QUESTION I was looking for a male helper and found a suitable one for our family. However, he […]

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How Can an Overseas Company Temporarily Sponsor Hong Kong Employment Visa Permissions?

August 24th, 2016

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

A frequently experienced conundrum. How can a foreign company temporarily sponsor Hong Kong employment visa permissions for its employees and contractors who need to work here in pursuit of a commercial arrangement which is of an indefinite or fixed duration here? QUESTION How can one visit and deliver short-term (typically 1-5 days duration) training courses […]

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Is It Ever OK to Work in Hong Kong on a Visitor Visa?

August 11th, 2016

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

Is it ever OK to work in Hong Kong on a visitor visa? You would assume, quite reasonably, that if the Hong Kong Immigration Department advised you that is was OK to come to Hong Kong as a visitor and work, then that would be kosher, right? Wrong! In this question, it is more than apparent […]

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Is There Such An Animal As A ” Flexible Working Visa ” for Hong Kong?

July 14th, 2016

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

Like the Yeti and the Loch Ness Monster, I’ve heard mention of this mythical beast several times down the years, so I was really pleased when this question came in recently as it gives me an opportunity to slay a sacred cow or 2. QUESTION Is there a flexible work visa in Hong Kong? Because […]

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Is It Ever OK to Work Full Time in Hong Kong Without An Employment Visa – For the Hong Kong Subsidiary of An Overseas Company?

May 2nd, 2016

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

Work full time in Hong Kong without an employment visa ? This is a bit of a hoary old chestnut this question but a really important one nonetheless so I am grateful to the questioner for posing it. QUESTION Hi there, My Hong Kong employment visa application has just been refused. My company who are […]

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If I Do Volunteer Work For an NGO / Charity Based Overseas But Also Operating in Hong Kong Whilst Holding a Visitor Visa Am I Breaching My Conditions of Stay?

February 19th, 2014

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

What is the deal if you help out a charity / NGO on a volunteer basis whilst holding a visitor visa in Hong Kong? QUESTION..

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Lame Excuses Won’t Cut It If You’re Caught Working in Hong Kong Without an Employment Visa

October 10th, 2013

Posted in Employment Visas, Feature Article, Investment Visas, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Visitor Visas /

If you’re working in Hong Kong  (paid, unpaid or temporarily transferred in) but do not have an employment visa sponsored by your current employer you are..

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

March 29th, 2013

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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. ..

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