Hong Kong Visas Made Easy

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Jul 2024

What’s A Suitable Hong Kong Visa & Immigration Strategy For A Highly Accomplished Professional Trailing Unmarried Partner?

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

It’s only natural to wish to iron out all the immigration wrinkles prior to a relocation to Hong Kong when you’re joining your loved one who’s transferring here. This question provides a great opportunity for a discussion of the various options available in terms of a Hong Kong Visa QUESTION I have been offered a […]

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Jul 2024

How Hard Is It To Secure A Visa Extension As An ‘Investor’ Under The Hong Kong Immigration Arrangements For Non-Local Graduates?

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

The Hong Kong Immigration Department offer ‘liberalised’ immigration arrangements for foreign nationals and mainland students who graduate from Hong Kong tertiary education institutes (“IANG”). If you have a job in Hong Kong one year after graduation, then the extension process is all but a rubber stamping exercise. But what if you wish to start a […]

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Jul 2024

How Long Should You Wait After a Rejected Hong Kong Employment Visa Application Before Trying Again?

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

Is there a ‘minimum waiting time’ between a rejected Hong Kong employment visa application and  then ‘trying again’? QUESTION I have a visa question, I got an offer from a recruitment company in July, they applied the working visa for me, but it got rejected by the end of August. Now I have a new offer […]

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Jul 2024

Can You Expect The Hong Kong Immigration Department To Be Flexible In A Work Visa Application If You Expect To Qualify For The Right Of Abode A Few Short Weeks Later?

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

It’s important to undertake one application at a time en route to your eventual right of abode in Hong Kong… QUESTION Hi. I need to extend my IANG visa by the end of July. As of the second week in September I will have been in Hong Kong for 7 years, thus eligible for permanent […]

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Jul 2024

Mainland Travel Permits for Non Chinese PRs | RTHK3 Backchat

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

Mainland Travel Permits for Non Chinese PRs China Introduces 5-Year Mainland Travel Permit for Foreign Permanent Residents of Hong Kong and Macau Unless you’re a PR of Hong Kong and have been living under a rock this last week, you will no doubt have caught the buzz around Hong Kong at the moment about visa-free […]

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Jul 2024

Can You Use The Foreign Domestic Helper Visa To Employ Your Mother In Hong Kong?

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Musing, Special Programmes, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Your Question Answered /

The Hong Kong Immigration Department are not especially receptive to what can appear to be family reunion via the back door… Can you use the Foreign Domestic Helper visa to employ your mother in Hong Kong? QUESTION Hello, My wife and I are on work visas in Hong Kong and are expecting a baby in […]

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Jul 2024

Is It Ever Possible To Swap A Foreign Domestic Helper Visa Into A Regular Employment Visa In Hong Kong?

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

Can you swap a Foreign Domestic Helper visa into a Regular employment visa? This is a reasonable question that has an obvious answer although not for the reasons you might typically expect. In 20 years of practising Hong Kong visa and immigration consultancy, the only successful change of status application from FDH to residence visa […]

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