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Hadley Says

Will a Criminal Record Impact on Your Application for a Hong Kong Residence Visa?

July 23rd, 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Hadley Says…, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 68 responses

Every now and again the question of criminal convictions and the impact they have on the Hong Kong visa process raises its head. Hadley here waxes lyrical on this subject and surprisingly, has quite a lot to say! More Stuff You May Find Useful or Interesting Can you have 2 separate applications pending at one […]

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Case Studies

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

July 6th, 2012

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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Case Studies

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

July 4th, 2012

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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Hong Kong Visa Extension Advice & Assistance – 100% Free!

June 27th, 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Musing, Special Programmes / 3 responses

The Hong Kong Visa Extension Kit is a professionally prepared resource you can rely on to take away the all too-frequent hassle of the Hong Kong visa extension process. This valuable immigration service contains all of the information, guidance and templates you need to process any kind of residence visa extension for Hong Kong – […]

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Hadley Says

Your Employer Must Help You Get Your Hong Kong Employment Visa!

June 25th, 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Hadley Says… / 17 responses

Most employers in Hong Kong understand that getting an employment visa is a 2 party process and usually help their foreign national employees get the visa they need to start work here. But sometimes an employer will seek to divorce themselves from the process and say to their new employee “you have to sort the […]

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Case Studies

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

June 23rd, 2012

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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Hadley Says

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

June 22nd, 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Hadley Says… / 5 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 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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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… / 1 response

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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