My Daily Happenings

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May 2017

Hong Kong Visa Geeza – How I F#cked Up Between 2000 and 2010

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On March 2, 2017 I was asked by Campfire in Kennedy Town to contribute to their FUCKUP NIGHT series and invited to share my tale of business woe and commercial misfortunes which befell me between 2000 and 2010. Hong Kong Visa Geeza – How I F#cked Up Between 2000 and 2010 – this is that […]

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May 2017

10 Steps to a Successful Hong Kong Entrepreneur Visa Application – How We Got Here

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On April 21, 2017 I gave a talk at WYND Co-working space in Lan Kwai Fong entitled 10 Steps to a Successful Hong Kong Entrepreneur Visa Application.   This short video sets out the background to the entrepreneur vs startup visa situation which prevails in Hong Kong today. The Rest of the Series Introduction How […]

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May 2017

10 Steps to a Successful Hong Kong Entrepreneur Visa Application – Introduction

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On April 21, 2017 I gave a talk at WYND Co-working space in Lan Kwai Fong entitled 10 Steps to a Successful Hong Kong Entrepreneur Visa Application.   This short video sets out the introduction to the talk. The Rest of the Series Introduction How We Got Here Must Have Resources The Startup Visa Step […]

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May 2017

Last 5 Years – the Top 10 Resources of the Hong Kong Visa Geeza Website & the Size of Our Tribe!

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Resource, Special Programmes, VG Front Page, Visitor Visas / No responses

It has been 5 years since we launched the Hong Kong Visa Geeza website. Thought I would share with you the essential metrics of how well this website performs for us AND thought you might be interested in the top ten most visited articles / sections of this website over the last five years:   […]

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May 2017

100% Hong Kong Visa Application Success Rate? Take It All With A Grain of Salt!

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Special Programmes, VG Front Page, Visitor Visas / 32 responses

First Published September 26, 2012 Some of my colleagues in the immigration services community in Hong Kong prefer to promote their practices on the strength of their 100% application success rates. I have no reason to doubt the veracity of these claims. I really do believe it’s true. How our competitors choose to position their […]

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May 2017

What You SHOULD NOT DO When Renewing or Extending Your Hong Kong Working Visa!

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Musing, Special Programmes / 2 responses

Extending your Hong Kong working visa? The beauty of the Hong Kong immigration services professio is that there is a ready pool of customers for both our professional services and also our free-of-all-cost information resources (on both this Blog and also our flagship D-I-Y  Guide Hong Kong Visa Handbook.) Some foreign nationals come, some go […]

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Apr 2017

Can You Use the Foreign Domestic Helper Visa to Employ Your Mother in Hong Kong?

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The Hong Kong Immigration Department are not especially receptive to what can appear to be family reunion via the back door… Can you use the Foreign Domestic Helper visa to employ your mother in Hong Kong? QUESTION Hello, My wife and I are on work visas in Hong Kong and are expecting a baby in […]

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Apr 2017

Baby Born in Hong Kong to a Foreign National Temporary Resident – How To Complete the Dependant Visa Process

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When a baby is born here to a temporary (i.e. non permanent) resident how do you go about finalising the immigration formalities associated with the birth in the HKSAR? This is a straightforward process not otherwise detailed in the dependant visa section of the Hong Kong Visa Handbook – so here you go: Firstly, make […]

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Apr 2017

Moving to Hong Kong? The Challenge of Schools For Your Kids!

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Moving to Hong Kong The Challenge of Schools For Your Kids – are you moving to Hong Kong soon and worried about schooling options for your children? Here already and unsure of how the schooling system works? Worry not, Top Schools Hong Kong to the rescue! My old colleague and compadre Ruth Benny, Founder of […]

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Apr 2017

Hong Kong Schools For Your Kids – Applicable Visas – Questions Answered

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Hong Kong schools for your kids – applicable visas – questions answered. Are you moving to Hong Kong soon and worried about schooling options for your children? This short series of talks sets out the visas applicable and which provide suitable to cover to enable your children to be educated during your residence in the […]

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