Visa Stories Like Yours

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Sep 2012

Hong Kong Visa Application – Student to Investment – With a Twist!

Posted by / in Case Study, Investment Visas / 2 responses

Our client was UK national who had, prior to deciding to study in Hong Kong, redomiciled his relatively new, yet manifestly profitable business, here from the south of England. Britain’s loss, Hong Kong’s gain. His business partner, also a UK citizen, had independently applied for an investment visa some months earlier and had been approved […]

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06

Jul 2012

Hong Kong Investment Visa Wrongly Applied For – Clearing Up the Confusion & Getting the Correct Employment Visa Instead

Posted by / in Case Study, Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Visitor Visas / 7 responses

This case study looks at the problems which arise when an applicant for a Hong Kong employment visa mistakenly applies for an investment visa in light of the fact he is an intercompany transferee establishing his employer’s business operations in Hong Kong from scratch. The applicant, a 14 day Visitor visa national from the Ukraine, […]

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05

Jul 2012

Hong Kong Travel Pass Used to Keep An Extended Family Together – Quite Lawfully!

Posted by / in Case Study, Family Visas, Visitor Visas / 12 responses

This case study discusses how the creative, yet perfectly lawful, use of the Hong Kong Travel Pass worked to allow a newly separated extended family from the Philippines to be able to carry on their lives together in Hong Kong even though a much-desired dependent visa was not available in their circumstances. More Stuff You […]

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04

Jul 2012

Novel Solution to an Unusual Hong Kong Employment – Investment Visa Situation

Posted by / in Case Study, Employment Visas, Investment Visas / 5 responses

This Case Study looks at a not-entirely uncommon but still unusual none-the-less method of securing, initially, an employment visa for a one man consulting concern in Hong Kong and then going on to converting his status into a fully fledged investment visa subsequently. Related Stuff for Further Information I am an independent contractor in Hong […]

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28

Jun 2012

Winning a Hong Kong Right of Abode Approval in Record Time – Just 4 Days!

Posted by / in Case Study, Long Stay & PR / 6 responses

The Hong Kong Immigration Department come under fire, in our view somewhat unfairly quite often times, when in reality they truly are a customer-focussed governmental agency. In June of 2012 we had a client who needed to secure his Hong Kong Right of Abode in a hurry. A combination of factors conspired to work against […]

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24

Jun 2012

Hong Kong Investment Visa Approved Where the Funding Was Running Out

Posted by / in Case Study, Investment Visas / 7 responses

Our clients were UK nationals, he was an RFID engineer and his wife was a marketing expert. They had an interesting business plan to use Hong Kong as a hub for a new business manufacturing and distributing a radio frequency identity device to be incorporated into consumer electronics working seamlessly with smart phones. Their intention […]

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23

Jun 2012

Hong Kong Employment Visa – When All Else Failed We Appealed to the Chief Executive – And Won!

Posted by / in Case Study, Employment Visas, Refusals & Appeals, VG Front Page / 14 responses

If an application for a case Reconsideration has played itself out without an original refusal having been overturned, where does that leave you in the appeal process? Until 1999, section 53 of the Immigration Ordinance was widely used as a means of final appeal for a large number of refused visa applicants as the mechanism […]

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19

Jun 2012

Hong Kong Investment Visas – 3 Case Examples Which Would Not Get Approved

Posted by / in Case Study, Investment Visas / 13 responses

The Hong Kong investment visa approvability test is extremely onerous when compared to other Hong Kong visa categories. Brand new businesses which do pass the test and end up supporting the investment visa of the entreprenuer owner are often really ‘slam dunk’ cases. This tends to mean that, so long as the investor has a solid […]

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