My Daily Happenings

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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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Mar 2018

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

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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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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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Nov 2017

10 Questions About Hong Kong’s New Smart Identity Card Answered

Posted by / in Feature Article, Musing / No responses

Great article in the SCMP Yesterday about the new Smart ID card reissue exercise coming soon to Hong Kong. Check Out The Article Here   More Stuff You May Find Useful or Interesting Hong Kong permanent residency approval with a 2 year absence from Hong Kong My employment visa expires before my change of employer […]

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Nov 2017

10 Steps to a Successful Hong Kong Entrepreneur Visa Application – Step 9 – Economic Sector Advantages

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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 segment is Step Nine – Economic Sector Advantages The Rest of the Series Introduction How We Got Here Must Have Resources The Startup Visa Step 1 – […]

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Oct 2017

10 Steps to a Successful Hong Kong Entrepreneur Visa Application – Step 8 – Creating Local Jobs

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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 segment is Step Eight – Creating Local Jobs The Rest of the Series Introduction How We Got Here Must Have Resources The Startup Visa Step 1 – […]

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Oct 2017

10 Steps to a Successful Hong Kong Entrepreneur Visa Application – Step 7 – A Properly Set Up Office

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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 segment is Step Seven – A Properly Set Up Office. The Rest of the Series Introduction How We Got Here Must Have Resources The Startup Visa Step […]

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Oct 2017

10 Steps to a Successful Hong Kong Entrepreneur Visa Application – Step 6 – Have You Got Enough $$?

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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 segment is Step Six – Have You Got Enough $$? The Rest of the Series Introduction How We Got Here Must Have Resources The Startup Visa Step […]

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Sep 2017

FINALLY: Common Sense and Equality Prevails for Same Sex Partners in Hong Kong

Posted by / in Family Visas, Musing / No responses

And it’s about time! THE JUDGEMENT Haven’t read the judgement yet but pleased with the outcome. We wait and see what happens now. The Court gave ImmD 2 weeks to sort the visa. Just heard in the last hour ImmD are going to take to the Court of Final Appeal. We wait and see… Check […]

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