Right to Land

Hong Kong Visa & Immigration Topics

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So, Just What is the Deal With the Right to Land in Hong Kong Anyway?

June 28th, 2017

Posted in Long Stay & PR, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Your Question Answered /

The right to land in Hong Kong impacts quite a number of people here but does not figure much in the general immigration scheme as it is not a status that you can apply for per se, nor is it an immigration status that you can acquire by descent. The right to land in Hong […]

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Can You Get the Right of Abode if You Were a Hong Kong Belonger Many Years Ago?

March 3rd, 2017

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This question takes us back to the time before the Basic Law was enacted and how the arrangements for the right of abode impact on the status of a foreign national child born to such a “Hong Kong Belonger.” QUESTION I was born in Hong Kong in 1976 to parents who had been in HK […]

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Does My Child Get the Right of Abode if She Wasn’t Born in Hong Kong But I Have the Right to Land?

January 11th, 2017

Posted in Family Visas, Long Stay & PR, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Your Question Answered /

First Published December 25, 2012 A relatively straightforward answer to, what can be, quite a complex question dealing with ‘Hong-Kong-immigration status-by-descent’ for foreign nationals born in the HKSAR. QUESTION I was born in Hong Kong  (I am a British passport holder and of British parents). I do not have ***. My daughter was born in […]

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I Lived in Hong Kong for 11 Years – and Have Been Gone for the Last 7 – Can I Still Get Permanent Residency?

March 13th, 2013

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It happens a lot more often that you might imagine. You’d think that the many early years in Hong Kong ought to count towards your..

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Musing

The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio Three – Jan 2013

January 15th, 2013

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

Phil @ RTHK very kindly had me back in the hot seat on Monday and, no sooner had I sat down, he had us off..

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Hadley Says

The Reality Behind the Hong Kong Immigration Department’s “4 Weeks” Visa Application Consideration Time Frame

January 3rd, 2013

Posted in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Hadley Says…, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Special Programmes, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Visitor Visas /

When you make most any type of Hong Kong visa or immigration application, you will find yourself in the Hong Kong ID’s infamous 4 Weeks..

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