Can you freelance or start your own business under a Hong Kong working holiday visa?
The working holiday visa for Hong Kong is designed for certain types of employment activity – but does this include freelance work or starting or your own business?
I have recently moved to Hong Kong with my partner (who has an employment visa) and I obtained a working holiday visa for 1 year.
My plan was to get over here and then look for work opportunities and then transfer over to an appropriate visa. I registered my own company in Ireland and it looks like the most work I will do here would be as a freelancer.
Am I able to work as a freelancer on the working holiday visa or do I need to get another visa – say the investment visa?
We do plan to be here a few years.
First Published On April 15, 2013
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