My Daily Happenings

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May 2018

Please Don’t Ask Me To Advise You On How To Break Hong Kong Immigration Law!

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Feature Article, Musing, Your Question Answered / No responses

I get loads of great questions to answer and it’s my genuine pleasure to help. Sometimes, though, people don’t appreciate what it is they are actually asking me to be a party to when they seek my advice via our websites.. So please don’t ask me to advise you on how to break Hong Kong […]

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May 2018

How to Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong (American Club Talk) – Part 1 of 7 – The Make Up of My Presentation

Posted by / in Long Stay & PR, Musing, Resource / 4 responses

First Published on June 10, 2014 On May 29, 2014 The Henley Group sponsored a talk on How to Apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong at the American Club. Spaces were limited and it booked out pretty quickly. Nevertheless, we recorded the whole presentation and are pleased to produce it here in […]

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May 2018

The Immigration Department Start Issuing ‘Out of Policy’ Hong Kong Dependant Visas for Qualifying Same Sex Partners On An Interim Basis

Posted by / in Family Visas, Musing / No responses

Hong Kong dependant visas for qualifying same sex partners? Progress it seems. ImmD have quietly, of late, started issuing same sex partners who are married or have a civil partnership with an immigration status that is equal to a dependant visa. The status is ‘permission to remain in Hong Kong under only a limit of […]

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09

May 2018

Introducing: Technology Talent Admission Scheme (TechTAS)

Posted by / in Musing / No responses

HOT OFF THE PRESS Yesterday, ImmD announced a new immigration Scheme designed to, allegedly, make life easier for certain types of employer who need to hire biotechnology, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, robotics, data analytics, financial technologies or material science experts AND who work and / or operate out of Hong Kong Science and Technology Park or […]

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16

Apr 2018

The Experience of Being Denied Entry As A Visitor to Hong Kong

Posted by / in Musing, Visitor Visas / No responses

The experience of being denied entry as a visitor to Hong Kong… Got this email in over the weekend. Good to share:Hi, I travelled to Hong Kong on 12th on a PAR from India. The immigration officer asked me for the duration of my stay. I told her I am in hong kong for 10 […]

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Mar 2018

10 Steps to a Successful Hong Kong Entrepreneur Visa Application – Step 10 – D-I-Y Application

Posted by / in Investment Visas, Musing / No responses

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 segment is Step 10 – D-I-Y Application The Rest of the Series Introduction How We Got Here Must Have Resources The Startup Visa Step 1 – Understand […]

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Mar 2018

Hong Kong Immigration… What Does It Mean… Approvability Test?

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Special Programmes / No responses

First Published August 24, 2015 Over the last 20 years or so I have coined a number of phrases in Hong Kong immigration parlance. In this short piece, I discuss  how the Hong Kong Immigration Department position their internal test for visa application approval via, what I have couched, as their Approvability Test. More Stuff […]

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13

Mar 2018

Hong Kong Visa Geeza – Going Back to Blackburn – Chinese New Year 2018

Posted by / in Musing / No responses

At Chinese New Year 2018 I went back to Blackburn, Lancashire the town of my birth in northern England. It was bloody cold, right before the Beast from the East! More Stuff You May Find Interesting or Useful My Story In 10 Parts On Content Marketing Hong Kong Visa Geeza On RTHK Radio 3 Generosity […]

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08

Mar 2018

The Industry Secret Most Hong Kong Immigration Consultants Don’t Want You to Discover

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 30 responses

First Published December 14, 2012 [Looking around furtively…] Shussh… You are probably paying too much for your Hong Kong visa service. It’s true, and here’s the reason why. Your ‘easy’ Hong Kong visa application costs just as much as a ‘hard’ or ‘very hard’ case – yet your visa services provider does not distinguish them. […]

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Mar 2018

STOP PRESS..! Hitler’s Hong Kong Passport Application Has Been Rejected

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Feature Article, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 26 responses

First Published November 13, 2013 Continuing the meme parody of Hitler in the bunker, this time responding to the news that his application for a Hong Kong passport has been denied. Topics referenced are the Hong Kong investment visa, employment visa, dependant visa, prolonged visitor visa and the Right of Abode. And of course, the […]

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