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Should You Ever Get Married Just for Hong Kong Visa Purposes?

July 20th, 2017

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

The answer is no – you should never get married just for Hong Kong visa purposes! But if you are in a genuine, long-standing, loving committed relationship and potentially forced apart due to an unexpected, or involuntary relocation to Hong Kong for work purposes and marriage was an inevitability anyway, then… QUESTION I am a […]

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Foreign Nationals Working in Hong Kong – Getting Married, Changing Visas & the Immigration Status of Children Born Here Subsequently

February 18th, 2017

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

So, what are the immigration implications of getting married and then having children in Hong Kong if you are a temporary resident presently holding an employment visa? QUESTION Hi, Can you please help with a few questions? 1. I am getting married next month and would like to cancel my employment visa through my employer, […]

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What Is the Bare Minimum Income & Accommodation Arrangements to Suitably Sponsor a Hong Kong Dependant Visa?

November 8th, 2016

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Today’s question relates how the Hong Kong Immigration Department respond to requests for dependant visas from permanent resident sponsors, particularly those families who are relocating back to Hong Kong some years after the marriage commenced overseas. QUESTION Thank you for your wonderful website! My wife and I are planning on applying for a Dependant visa […]

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Is it Better to Apply for Your Visa Before or After You Move to Hong Kong?

November 27th, 2015

Posted in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Musing, Special Programmes, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza /

This is an important question! As a matter of fact there are some types of Hong Kong immigration status where the rules are very strict about where you have to be on the day your application is formally submitted. For example, if you are applying for permanent residency, then you MUST be physically in Hong […]

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I Have Been Made Redundant But My Wife is Working – Can We Swap Our Hong Kong Employment and Spouse Visas Around So I Can Become Her Dependant in Hong Kong?

February 27th, 2013

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It’s a situation that seems to happen all too frequently these days, especially in the banking sector. Can a married couple, both working, effectively swap..

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How Can My FDH Visa Holding Fiance Transition into A Dependant Visa With 6-12 Months to Go Before We Get Married?

January 18th, 2013

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Documenting proof of the genuine nature of your relationship is a condition precedent to the grant of a dependant visa with the burden of proof..

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