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Hong Kong Visa & Immigration Topics

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Do I Need an Employment Visa Even if I Will be in Hong Kong for Just 2 Weeks to Complete a Consulting Assignment?

November 2nd, 2016

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

A foreign national seeking to come to Hong Kong to work, paid or unpaid, for a long or short duration, requires the permission of the Hong Kong Director of Immigration. QUESTION Dear Stephen Your on-line book is very clear and helpful. I just need to clarify my position – and you must get lots of […]

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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 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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Newcomer’s Guide to Getting a Hong Kong Employment Visa

February 8th, 2016

Posted in Employment Visas, Infographic, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza /

This infographic sets out how the path to securing a Hong Kong employment visa is traveled, from the decision to look for work through to granting of the all-important visa in your passport. More Stuff to Help You Along The perils of contriving a job offer in order to make an employment visa application in […]

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QOTW: Will a Short Term Work Visa for Hong Kong be Cancelled if the Holder Activates it But Doesn’t Actually Take Up the Employment Until Just Before It is Set To Expire?

November 29th, 2014

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

Short term work visa for Hong Kong  – I answered this question via private email some weeks ago and have been waiting to get back into the studio to publish it here… QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK We have sponsored an Indian passport holder for a short term work visa for Hong Kong to work “legally” here in […]

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What Does the Hong Kong Training Visa Actually Allow and What Do the Immigration Department Expect of the Parties to the Application?

September 5th, 2013

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The Hong Kong training visa is an oft-misunderstood animal so I am grateful for this question that allows me to clear up some of the..

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Can I Remain in Hong Kong as a Visitor After My Employment Visa Expires?

August 14th, 2013

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

  Simple question this one with an easy answer and indicative of the fact that, even though quite a straight forward issue, the information is..

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What Compliance Obligations Do I Have if I Hold a Hong Kong Employment Visa and Want to Start Freelancing After I Stop Working for My Employer-Sponsor?

May 1st, 2013

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

As a foreign national temporarily resident in Hong Kong on a sponsored employment visa, there are a number of different compliance issues that need to..

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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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