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What Chance of Approval for a 3-6 Month Intern Visa for Hong Kong & What Documents Are Needed?

May 24th, 2017

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Your Question Answered / 2 responses

Intern visa for Hong Kong? Internships for foreign national students seeking experience in Hong Kong are getting ever more popular… QUESTION Hi, Our company is trying to hire an intern on a short 3-6 months internship. He holds a British passport. If he meets all the criteria on the Hong Kong Immigration Website, will there be any chance he will still be rejected for the visa? On top of it, the government requires the sponsoring compan…

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Telecommuting From a Job in China AFTER a Hong Kong Employment Visa Refusal…?

October 13th, 2017

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Visitor Visas, Your Question Answered / No responses

…d. Finally, if I may also add: I have one year of very professional experience, listed in my original application to the Hong Kong Immigration Department as an “Internship”, though in fact it was not officially an internship, and was not organized by my school. It was a position I applied to in the traditional sense, in person, with a resume. I was subsequently interviewed and hired, signed a contract, and was paid well and worked fu…

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

April 30th, 2017

Posted by / in Visitor Visas, Your Question Answered / No responses

What is the deal if you help out a charity on a volunteer basis whilst holding a visitor visa in Hong Kong? Volunteer work for a charity based overseas but also operating in HK? QUESTION Hi Visa Geeza, I am  Canadian and I first came to Hong Kong on April under a 3 month training visa as part of a university program. While doing my training (an internship) I met the director of an NGO that is both a registered charity in Hong Kong and a regist…

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Hong Kong Visas for Startups, Entrepreneurs & SMEs – Stuff That Counts – With Dragon Law @ Cyberport – Hong Kong Intern Visa & Training Visa

August 25th, 2016

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Musing / 6 responses

On April 28, 2016 Dragon Law, the Hong Kong Visa Centre and Cyberport co-hosted a seminar entitled Hong Kong Visas for Startups, Entrepreneurs & SMEs – Stuff That Counts This segment discusses the Hong Kong intern visa and training visa available for people who wish to come here for training purposes or to undergo an internship. You can download the Presentation slides here.  The Rest of the Series Starting Out Visas Allowing Work The Emp…

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QOTW: How Are Mainland Applicants for Visas Issued Under the Hong Kong General Employment Policy Treated Differently From Other Foreign Nationals?

February 17th, 2015

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Investment Visas, Special Programmes, Your Question Answered / No responses

Under the Hong Kong General Employment Policy, what’s the procedural difference if you are a Chinese citizen applying for a Hong Kong work visa (or any other type of visa for that matter) compared to the rules applying to non-Chinese foreign nationals? QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK I am a Chinese citizen currently enrolled in a French business school (presently resident in Paris) and I just got an internship offer from Hong Kong. The applicat…

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Hong Kong Visas For 2 Week Visitor Nationals – Visas For Interns & Trainees

February 3rd, 2017

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Musing / 7 responses

On May 30, 2016 I gave a talk at the Russian Club Hong Kong on the types of Hong Kong visas available to those nationalities who are only granted a 2 week limit of stay as visitors upon arrival in the HKSAR. This ‘2 week rule’ has a very real practical effect on citizens of countries affected and so this talk is designed is speak to nationals of such countries. This 7th part of the talk discusses Visas for Interns & Trainees Y…

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Hong Kong Working Visas – Is it Possible to Build a New Business Here Relying Solely on Highly Specialist Foreign National Skills and Talent?

September 14th, 2016

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Your Question Answered / 5 responses

Hong Kong working visas – what would the Hong Kong Immigration Department make of  a new, highly specialised business who’s fundamental ability to exist was driven by the need to import unique foreign national skills and talent? QUESTION Hi Steve, two questions really (the 2nd one stemming from me hearing you on RTHK Radio 3 earlier this week). First, I’ve recently set up my own business in a specialised area (Wildlife Managem…

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Can I Come to Install Equipment in Hong Kong Without an Employment Visa?

June 2nd, 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Visitor Visas, Your Question Answered / 9 responses

Permitted activity under the Visitor visa category seems to be something of a grey area and in the final analysis it all boils down to the attitude of the Immigration Department for a breach of conditions of stay. However, some activities are self-evidently ‘employment‘ in nature and the answer to this questions addresses it squarely. QUESTION “Hello, I work for a German company involved in the pharmaceuticals industry and I a…

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

January 3rd, 2013

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Hadley Says…, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 29 responses

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 Zone. You see, the Immigration Department cite that they need 4 weeks to finalise an application once they have received from you all of the documents they need to  decide on your case. What is not stated, of course, is the time that is required to undergo the inevitable requests for information and documenta…

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