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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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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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Musing

The 10 Key Reasons Why Foreigners Seek Visas to Live and Work in Hong Kong

June 3rd, 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Special Programmes / 10 responses

Migration demographic analyses first came into play in 1885 in the Journal of the Statistical Society when geographer Ernest George Ravenstein essayed what he termed the “Laws of Migration” seeking to set out an explanation for and attempting to predict migration patterns in England. In his seminal paper, Ravenstein compared 1871 and 1881 UK census […]

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Your Questions Answered

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. […]

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Your Questions Answered

Is It a Good or a Bad Sign That the HKID Keep Coming Back With Further Requests for Information?

June 1st, 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas, Your Question Answered / 3 responses

This question seeks to understand what you should make of repeat requests for information from the Hong Kong Immigration Department (HKID) during the course of your visa application. QUESTION “Good day. In the course of what would appear to be a straightforward application, two sets of requests for further information have been sent by the […]

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60 Second Snapshot'

What Are You Really Buying From a Hong Kong Immigration Consultant?

May 30th, 2012

Posted by / in 60 Second Snapshot, Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, VG Front Page, Visitor Visas / 8 responses

There is sooooo much chatter on public forums about the value which Hong Kong immigration consultants add to the overall process of securing residency in Hong Kong. What the majority of these people fail to appreciate is the very simple reason why the Hong Kong immigration services industry is thriving, with customers spoilt for choice […]

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Musing

The 7 Things Your Employer Needs to Know About the Immigration Process When Applying for a Hong Kong Employment Visa

May 27th, 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Musing / 4 responses

You’ve been offered a job in Hong Kong and you need an employment visa. But your new employer has no experience about the process, so what do you need to tell them? 1. Firstly, there’s the approvability test – namely – you need to possess special skills, knowledge or experience of value to and not […]

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Musing

The Impact of Brain Drain on Hong Kong and Resulting Immigration Policy Development

May 25th, 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Investment Visas, Musing, Special Programmes / 5 responses

The term “brain drain” first appeared in 1957 in a novel called Atlas Shrugged and the term refers to the loss of skilled researchers, analysts, the accomplished and the talented – for political, industrial and social reasons. It’s currently frequently utilized as a dramatized synonym for loss and could be outlined as “the world transfer […]

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