If you have left the employ of your current employment visa sponsor, or even just thinking of doing so, you need to undergo what is..
If you are a foreign national permanent resident of Hong Kong or live in Hong Kong unconditionally you have 2 choices to secure immigration permissions..
It happens all the time. You get an employment visa to work in Hong Kong for one employer – then your circumstances change and you..
Given that some countries, like Australia, organise their immigration policy to address skills gaps in their economies with specific temporary visa types, you might expect..
Under current immigration policy, Chinese Nationals seeking to come to Hong Kong to establish businesses can do so by way of the Admission of Mainland..
Sometimes, Hong Kong residents find themselves changing employers or swapping from a sponsored employment visa to a business investment visa, when their current limit of..
The HKSAR passport is an excellent travel document affording visa free privileges to travel to and visit some 150 countries worldwide. If you are a..
Hong Kong immigration law is very clear about the need for foreign nationals to secure permission to work in Hong Kong. If you intend to..
The Immigration Department are very strict about people who overstay their visa in Hong Kong. If you are a visitor here and find yourself a..
The approvability tests for both employment visas and investment visas, whilst fundamentally different, call for an examination of the applicant’s special skills, knowledge and experience which..
Why Do the Immigration Department Prefer a Limited Liability Company to Underpin a Hong Kong Investment Visa Application?
Conceptually, it is possible to promote an application for a Hong Kong investment visa if you have entered into either a partnership at will or..
The Reality Behind the Hong Kong Immigration Department’s “4 Weeks” Visa Application Consideration Time Frame
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..
When a foreign national intends to start a new – or join in an existing – business in Hong Kong he needs a sponsor for..
Each year, there are between 250 and 400 business investment visas approved in Hong Kong. This compares with the approximately 1,600 Capital Investment Entrant Scheme..
The Perils of Contriving a Job Offer Just for the Purposes of a Hong Kong Employment Visa Application
Sometimes foreign nationals in Hong Kong take the view that it is acceptable to collaborate in the conjuring up of a job offer just for..
An application to enter Hong Kong for a limited period of training (meaning not more than 12 months) to acquire or deliver special skills and knowledge..
How Flexible is the Admission of Mainland Talents & Professionals Scheme in Enabling Chinese Nationals to Come & Work in Hong Kong?
The Admission of Mainland Talents & Professionals Scheme can be used in a number of creative ways to facilitate the entry of suitably qualified mainland..
Until only just a few short years ago, it was nigh on impossible for foreign nationals studying for an undergraduate or post graduate degree at..
What Are the Chances of Swapping from a Training Visa to an Employment Visa For the Same Employer Once the Period of Training is Over?
Many foreign nationals and the companies which bring them to Hong Kong to receive or deliver training on a short term basis, believe that it..
If you’re applying for a visa under the Capital Investment Entrant Scheme, it is vitally important that four specific issues be addressed positively before you..