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Hadley Says

Work Visas: Does Your Employer Control Your Hong Kong Immigration Destiny?

June 22nd, 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Hadley Says… / 4 responses

No way, for sure not  – it simply is not the way the process works… Your Hong Kong employment visa belongs to you, not your employer. They are just responsible for the sponsorship. If the relationship with your employer sours for any reason and your employment terminates this is what happens to your visa: – […]

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Musing

The Hong Kong Visa Handbook – Now Available in Good Book Stores Everywhere!

June 21st, 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 6 responses

I am grateful to my sister ‘Detty’ Ellis for sending this picture to me which, I have since discovered, was taken in the early 90’s on Ma Tau Wei Road in To Kwa Wan. No doubt this fine book purveyor would be stocking every last word on the Hong Kong visa process and how to […]

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Your Questions Answered

Can I Come to Hong Kong as Visitor, Find a Job, Then Change to an Employment Visa?

June 20th, 2012

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

Down the years a great many foreign nationals arrive in Hong Kong as visitors ‘on spec’ and are able to successfully change their immigration status in order for them to take up employment when a job offer manifests itself here. This question discusses this very issue and provides the answer that a lot of people […]

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Musing

The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio Three – June 2012

June 16th, 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Visitor Visas / 8 responses

After a bit of confusion over scheduling, on the 11th of June I finally made it back to the studios at RTHK in Broadcast Drive to once again appear as a guest on Phil Whelan’s Morning Brew show. This morning we talked about a lot of stuff, but Phil was keen to press the issue […]

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Your Questions Answered

My Employment Visa Has Been Refused – What Can I Do Now?

June 13th, 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Refusals & Appeals, Your Question Answered / 3 responses

We have been contacted a lot recently by applicants who’s cases have been refused  – so this question is both timely and, for all those affected, of great significance. QUESTION “I would like to know if, once  I have received the first rejection letter from an Officer of the HKID for my employment visa application, I […]

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60 Second Snapshot'

What to Do If Your Employer is Reluctant to Help You Secure Your Hong Kong Employment Visa

June 8th, 2012

Posted by / in 60 Second Snapshot, Employment Visas / 1 response

For reasons often known only to themselves, some Hong Kong employers hold the belief that the foreigners they wish to employ can go about securing the all-important visa approval with little or no contribution on their part. This short discussion sets out how to go about educating them on the actuality of the process.

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Hadley Says

The 7 Responsibilities of a Hong Kong Employment Visa Sponsor

June 7th, 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Hadley Says… / No responses

In this short video, Hadley sets out the seven issues which every sponsor of a Hong Kong employment visa needs to appreciate and sign up to, providing new recruits with the information they need to educate their employers as to what’s actually required in the process of dealing with the Hong Kong Immigration Department.

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Your Questions Answered

My Employment Visa Expires Before My Change of Employer Application Will be Finalised – Help!

June 6th, 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Your Question Answered / 10 responses

It can be an administrative nightmare when you find yourself in such a state of limbo. However, if you have no need to leave Hong Kong pending the outcome of your change of sponsorship application, ImmD have a very practical solution – assuming you submit your application to change employers BEFORE your current limit of […]

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Infographics

The Path to Hong Kong Residency & Our Fantastic Low Tax Regime

June 4th, 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Infographic, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Special Programmes / 4 responses

Quite apart from being a fantastic place to live, residency in Hong Kong offers tremendous tax advantages that really shouldn’t be sniffed at! More Stuff You May Find Useful or Interesting Is 50 days a particularly long time to process a Hong Kong employment visa application? INTERVIEW: What was it like being an immigration consultant […]

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Musing

How & Why Hong Kong Seeks to Attract Foreign National Talent

June 4th, 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Special Programmes / 6 responses

  Globalization has led to a seemingly endless trend of migration of people around the world. This includes the international movement of highly skilled workers, including specialists, researchers, business executives, managers and inter-company transferees. Much of the motivation on the part of these professionals is the allure of the economic opportunities abroad that are greater […]

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