This infographic sets out how the path to securing a Hong Kong employment visa is traveled, from the decision to look for work through to granting of the all-important visa in your passport.
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How Do I Go About Setting Up a Side Business to Complement My Full Time Hong Kong Employment Visa?
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How Long Should You Wait After a Rejected Hong Kong Employment Visa Application Before Trying Again?
You've Lost Your Job: Can You Get an Interim Hong Kong Employment Visa Extension While You Continue Looking for a New Employer?
Can You Hold a Hong Kong Employment Visa Yet Be Unemployed, Travel & (Even) Work Abroad for An Extended Period of Time Yet Still Qualify for the Right of Abode Here After 7 Years?
The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio Three - October 2014
Can I Set Up a Hong Kong Company, Employ My Business Partner & Sponsor an Employment Visa For Him?
Can I Sponsor Myself for Freelance Work 'On-the-Side' Whilst Working For My Current Hong Kong Employment Visa Sponsor?
The Hong Kong Employment Visa In Detail - Video Presentation by the Hong Kong Visa Geeza
In Hong Kong is it Possible to Get a Employment Visa to Work For Yourself and Also a Full Time Employer Both at the Same Time?
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Telecommuting From a Job in China AFTER a Hong Kong Employment Visa Refusal...?
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Do You Need a Visa to Operate a Business in Hong Kong if You Are Not Yet Resident Here?
QOTW: Swapping to a Hong Kong Employment Visa from a Working Holiday Visa - Possible?
QOTW: Can I Easily Swap Back to a Hong Kong Investment Visa from an Employment Visa Once Again?
Is It Possible to Change Employment Visa Sponsorship Where the New Employer Has Not Yet Established a Business Operation in Hong Kong?
Can I Still Get Permanent Residency in Hong Kong if I Lose My Job and My Visa Work Expires On Exactly the Same Day as My 7 Year Anniversary in Hong Kong?
What Can I Do If My Employment Contract Ends on the Same Day as My Hong Kong Work Visa and I Need to Stay Here a While Longer to Sort Out My Affairs?
How Easy is it to Secure A Work Visa Issued Under the Immigration Arrangements for Non-local Graduates on the Basis of Freelance Employment?
How Can I Get the Approval of the Immigration Department to Change My Hong Kong Employment Visa Sponsorship Without My Current Employer Learning About It?
How Does Changing Industries Impact on Your Application to Change Hong Kong Employment Visa Sponsorship?
The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio Three - July 2014
Does the Hong Kong Immigration Department Positively Consider Family Reunion as a Factor to Employment Visa Grant?
What Do the Immigration Department Look For When Establishing the Bones Fides of a Hong Kong Employer As a Suitable & Credible Sponsor Under the Immigration Arrangements for Non-local Graduates?
Can You Expect the Hong Kong Immigration Department to be Flexible in a Work Visa Application if You Expect to Qualify for the Right of Abode a Few Short Weeks Later?
Can I Start a Business in Hong Kong Yet Live in Shenzhen to Save Costs & Commute Across the Boundary Each Day to Do My Business?
Training, Employment or Working Holiday - What's the Best Hong Kong Visa Option for a Recently Graduated British National?
Can You Use the Foreign Domestic Helper Visa to Employ Your Mother in Hong Kong?
What Chance of Approval for a 3-6 Month Intern Visa for Hong Kong & What Documents Are Needed?
From Eel Farms to Chicken Sexing - All In a Day's Work for the Hong Kong Visa Geeza!
If I Hold an Employment Visa in Macau and Hong Kong Simultaneously But Live in Hong Kong Should My Wife Get a Dependant Visa for Macau too?
The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio Three - April 2014
The Hong Kong Immigration Department Really Are Getting Tougher Across the Board Now...
Has the Hong Kong Immigration Department Tightened Up On Applicants With Criminal Records Recently?
Hong Kong Employment Visa - How to Go About Changing Employers & Managing the Immigration Implications
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How Can Hong Kong Technology Startups Improve Their Chances of Winning Investment Visa Approvals for Their Founders?
Why Do Hong Kong Technology Startups Mostly Struggle to Win Investment Visa Approvals for Their Founders?
How Can I Get a Visa & Work Legally in Hong Kong?
QOTW: Can I Get an Employment Visa Again if I Still Owe Taxes From the Last Time I Worked in Hong Kong?
Do You Need a Hong Kong Employment Visa if You Work For a Hong Kong Company But Not in Hong Kong?
What Visa Options Exist Where a Couple Have Met On-line & They Wish to Live Together in Hong Kong?
Hong Kong Visa Centre Refunds 200% Fee to Client Who's Application Was Refused by the Hong Kong Immigration Department
How Can I Manage the Expiry of My Hong Kong Employment Visa With My Intention to Resign From My Job & Start My Own Business Here?
How Hard Is It to Transfer From a Hong Kong Working Holiday Visa to a Full Employment Visa?
Can the Company You Have Just Left Contact Immigration & Make Your Visa Expire Immediately?
Can I Hold a Second Job While in Hong Kong Working Under a Training Visa?
What Are the Obligations of an Employer to a Prospective Employee When an Application for a Hong Kong Work Visa Has Been Refused?
Half Way Through the Process, is it Possible to Cancel One Hong Kong Employment Visa Application to Start a Second One Instead?
The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio Three - January 2014
The Year Ahead - 2014 & New Stuff On the Horizon For the Hong Kong Visa Geeza
Do Immigration Consultants Add Any Value to the Hong Kong Visa Process?
Why Internet Forums Are A Cr@p Source of Hong Kong Visa & Immigration Advice
Is There Such an Animal as a 'Flexible Working Visa' for Hong Kong?
The Perils of Contriving a Job Offer Just for the Purposes of a Hong Kong Employment Visa Application
If I Live and Work in China But Have a Hong Kong Employment Visa Can I Get Dependant Visas for My Family?
Should I Change My Hong Kong Visa Category From Sponsored Employment to Business Investment or Seek Permission to Join in a Side Business Instead?
Does Time Spent Outside of Hong Kong Working For A Hong Kong Employer Break Continuity of Residence for PR Purposes After 7 Years?
Can I Still Sponsor a Hong Kong Dependant Visa for My New Wife If I Hold an Employment Visa But Am Presently Between Jobs?
STOP PRESS..! Hitler's Hong Kong Passport Application Has Been Rejected
How Can I Prove the Veracity of My CV for My Hong Kong Employment Visa Application if a Prior Employer is No Longer in Business?
What Kind of Visa Do We Need for a Technician to Undertake Highly Specialized 3D Scanning Work in Hong Kong That Will Last Only 10 Days?
I Have Technically Overstayed My Hong Kong Employment Visa by One Day But Have No Job - What Happens Now?
Pictures of a Day-in-the-Life of the Hong Kong Visa Geeza
Is There a Minimum Number of Days You Need to be in Hong Kong in Order to Maintain Your Investment Visa Status?
How Do Brand New Businesses Establish Their Financial Bona Fides to be Deemed a Suitable and Credible Sponsor for a Hong Kong Employment Visa?
Does Volunteering for a Good Cause Represent Unpaid Work Which Requires the Specific Permission of the Hong Kong Director of Immigration?
The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio Three - October 2013
I Have a Hong Kong Employment Visa to Take Me Through to 7 Years But Now I'm Unemployed - Can I 'Cruise' the Last Year Without Working and Still Qualify for Permanent Residency?
Will Extended Time Spent in Hong Kong as a Visitor Between Employment Visas Negatively Impact Any Future Application I Make to Work Here Again?
I Would Like to Apply for a 'Job Seekers' Visa For Hong Kong - How Do I Go About Doing It?
Will You Qualify for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong if it is Not Your Intention to Live Here Permanently?
Is There Such an Animal as a Hong Kong Employment Visa for an Independant Contractor?
Lame Excuses Won't Cut It If You're Caught Working in Hong Kong Without an Employment Visa
Will My Hong Kong Employment Visa be Compromised If I Leave My Job Due to Intolerable Working Conditions?
Which is Better - Change of Hong Kong Employment Visa Sponsorship or Seeking to Swap Over to a QMAS Visa Instead?
Dependant Visa Proof of Means - A Chicken & Egg Situation for a Couple Relocating a Business to Hong Kong
Will a Short Period of Time Away From Hong Kong Break My Continuity of Residence for My Eventual Right of Abode Application?
Will My Frequent and Lengthy Visits to Hong Kong Over the Last 2 Years Compromise My Ability to Secure an Employment Visa Subsequently?
Hong Kong Employment Visa Holder - Join in a Side Business or Change Visa Category to a Full Investment Visa - Which is Better?
How Can I Go From Being a Sponsored Hong Kong Employment Visa Holder to Working in My Own Business as I Wait Out the 7 Years to Permanent Residency Here?
Employment Visa - Can I Transfer to Malaysia for Work Yet Leave My Family Behind in Hong Kong to Carry On Our Lives Here?
Can I Interview For New Job Opportunities in Hong Kong If I Hold a Temporary Training Visa Here?
The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio Three - September 2013
What Pathways to an Employment Visa Exist For a Fresh, Foreign University Graduate Arriving in Hong Kong Seeking Career Opportunities Here?
Relocating to Hong Kong For Work or Business - The Visa Question (Introduction)
What Does the Hong Kong Training Visa Actually Allow and What Do the Immigration Department Expect of the Parties to the Application?
Can I Easily Return To (and Then Remain In) Hong Kong as a Visitor Once My Current Employment Visa Has Expired?
Do I Need an Employment Visa Even if I Will be in Hong Kong for Just 2 Weeks to Complete a Consulting Assignment?
How Can a Defacto Spouse Gain Approval to Work Under a Hong Kong Prolonged Visitor Visa?
A Public Thank You to the Hong Kong Immigration Department
How Hard Is It to Secure A Visa Extension as an 'Investor' Under the Hong Kong Immigration Arrangements for Non-local Graduates?
Can I Look for a Job in Hong Kong and Attend Interviews If I Only Hold a Visitor Visa?
Can I Use the Impending Expiry of My Hong Kong Work Visa as a Way to Force the Early Termination of My Employment Contract?
Can I Remain in Hong Kong as a Visitor After My Employment Visa Expires?
Hong Kong Working Visas - Is it Possible to Build a New Business Here Relying Solely on Highly Specialist Foreign National Skills and Talent?
Foreign Nationals Working in Hong Kong - Getting Married, Changing Visas & the Immigration Status of Children Born Here Subsequently
The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio Three - August 2013
Does the Hong Kong Employment Visa Change of Sponsorship Process Expressly Disclose to My New Employer the Reason For Me Leaving My Previous Job?
How Can I Prove to the Hong Kong Immigration Department My Last Day of Work for My Previous Employer as Part of My Change of Employment Visa Sponsorship Application?
Is 50 Days a Particularly Long Time to Process a Hong Kong Employment Visa Application?
What Chance is There That the Hong Kong Immigration Department Will Grant a Visa to a Foreign National Who Previously Overstayed by Five-And-A-Half Years?
Interview: What Was It Like Being An Immigration Consultant in Hong Kong During the Time of SARS?
Can You Continue to Work If You Find Yourself In the Hong Kong Visa Extension Twilight Zone?
Is It Ever OK to Work Full Time in Hong Kong - Without An Employment Visa - For the Hong Kong Subsidiary of An Overseas Company?
Will Performance-Based Equity Compensation Suffice Instead of a Cash Salary for A Hong Kong Employment Visa?
Can an Offshore Company Sponsor a Hong Kong Employment or Business Investment Visa?
Can a Hong Kong Training Visa Be Used As a Stepping Stone to a Full Employment Visa?
Is It Possible to Cancel a Hong Kong Visa Application and, If So, How Do You Go About Doing It?
The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio Three - June 2013
Fresh Graduates, Working Holiday Visas & the Chances of a Hong Kong Employment Visa Subsequently
Am I Compelled to Apply for Hong Kong Permanent Residency After 7 Years or Can I Maintain the Status Quo of My Present Employment Visa?
Is it Legal for Company B to Hire Me Away from Company A (Assuming No Local Can Fill the Vacancy) & Apply For a New Hong Kong Work Visa Before the First Expires?
Can I Apply for Right of Abode if My Employment Visa Expires on the Exact 7 Year Anniversary of My Residence in Hong Kong But I Have No Job on That Date?
New Graduate Management Trainee Position - Can You Get a Hong Kong Employment Visa?
Can I Work in Shenzhen on My Hong Kong Employment Visa?
As a Hong Kong Work Visa Holder, If I Own Shares in a Company Here Will It Disqualify Me From Getting a Student Visa?
Is 7 Weeks a Long Time to Wait For the Hong Kong Immigration Department to Finalize a Training Visa Application?
How Does a Prior Bankruptcy Impact on Getting a Hong Kong Employment Visa?
Is There Any Fixed Residency Requirement for Retention of a Hong Kong Employment Visa?
How Do You Prove to the Hong Kong Immigration Department That You Have Tried to Recruit Locally?
HIV, Health Checks and Your Hong Kong Visa Application
When There Really is No Need to Spend Any Money With a Hong Kong Immigration Service Provider
How Can I Handle My Hong Kong Employment Visa Extension If I Plan to Be On Leave For 8 Weeks Around the Time for Renewal?
What Compliance Obligations Do I Have if I Hold a Hong Kong Employment Visa and Want to Start Freelancing After I Stop Working for My Employer-Sponsor?
The Foibles of Hong Kong Visa & Immigration Applications That Only Experience Can Fully Appreciate
What Happens to My Girlfriend's Employment Visa if She Quits Her Job and We Get Engaged - Can She Carry on Working in Hong Kong on the Strength of Our Relationship?
How is My Dependant Visa Affected Under the Mainland Talents & Professionals Scheme if My Sponsor Father Goes Back to China to Work?
How Do You Go About Changing Your Hong Kong Employment Visa Sponsorship at Immigration Tower?
How Can I Manage the Collection of My Approved Visa Label if I Have No Fixed Address Before Arriving in Hong Kong? (TEMPLATE INCLUDED)
What About Your Hong Kong Employment Visa If You’re Thinking of Changing Jobs?
Why Don’t Immigration Consultants Typically Help Aspiring Employees Find Jobs in Hong Kong?
Are Short Term Teaching Programmes Delivered in Hong Kong by Non-resident Educators Subject to Normal Immigration Policy?
Stephen Barnes What's Up Hong Kong Interview: Immigration, Visas, the Universe, Life & Everything
The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio Three - March 2013
I Want to Change Jobs With a Significant Reduction in My Base Salary - How Will this Impact on My Hong Kong Employment Visa Change of Sponsorship Application?
I Have Been Made Redundant But My Wife is Working - Can We Swap Our Hong Kong Employment and Spouse Visas Around So I Can Become Her Dependant in Hong Kong?
What Do You Need to Do If There Has Been a Change in the Details of Your Hong Kong Employment Visa Sponsor But No Change in Your Employer?
What Type of Visa Do You Think You Need for Hong Kong?
What to Do if You Find Yourself in the Hong Kong Visa 'Twilight Zone'
What Happens if You Inadvertently Breach Your Conditions of Stay by Taking Up an Unauthorised Employment in Hong Kong Without First Applying for a Change of Sponsorship?
I Will Only Be Working in Hong Kong For 6 Weeks – Should I Bother Getting an Employment Visa?
What Happens if You Overstay Your Hong Kong Visa Limit of Stay?
What Do Both Hong Kong Employment & Investment Visa Applications Share In Common?
The Reality Behind the Hong Kong Immigration Department's "4 Weeks" Visa Application Consideration Time Frame
Is it Ever Possible to Extend a Hong Kong Training Visa?
The Industry Secret Most Hong Kong Immigration Consultants Don't Want You to Discover
How Flexible is the Admission of Mainland Talents & Professionals Scheme in Enabling Chinese Nationals to Come & Work in Hong Kong?
How to Get a Hong Kong Working Visa Automatically - With No Questions Asked!
What Are the Chances of Swapping from a Training Visa to an Employment Visa For the Same Employer Once the Period of Training is Over?
Checking the Status of Your Hong Kong Visa Application On-Line.....Yeah Right!
Is It Actually Becoming Harder to Get Your Hong Kong Employment or Investment Visa Approved?
Is It Ever OK to Work in Hong Kong on a Visitor Visa?
Please Help Me Help You By Asking Hong Kong Immigration Questions I Can Actually Answer!
The Visa Dilemma of an Unmarried Trailing Partner Seeking to Work in Hong Kong
Is It Possible for an SME to Sponsor a Work Visa for a Foreign National Employee in Hong Kong?
Sometimes Large Employers Experience Hong Kong Employment Visa Refusals Too – Why Might This Be So?
The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio Three - Oct 2012
What You SHOULD NOT DO When Renewing or Extending Your Hong Kong Working Visa!
Why Do Some Hong Kong Visa Applications Take Months to Finalise (if Ever)?
Is the Hong Kong Immigration Department Website Actually Any Use to Visa Applicants?
I Have Lived in Hong Kong for 5 Years. Can I Extend My Work Visa for 2 Years, Quit My Job, Study Full-Time, then Apply for RoA?
Getting a Working Visa for Hong Kong is a Simple Matter of Filling in the Forms, Right?
What's the Deal About Advertising Your Job Locally Before You Can Apply for an Employment Visa in Hong Kong?
Mike Tyson: Welcome in Hong Kong, New Zealand Say No, Australia Still Deciding
How A Hong Kong Employment Visa Application Can Go Completely Wrong if You Don't Know What You're Doing
But Stephen, How Do You Make Any Money When You Give All Your Hong Kong Visa Expertise Away for Free?
100% Hong Kong Visa Application Success Rate? Take It All With A Grain of Salt!
How Will Your Employment Visa Application be Impacted if the Hong Kong Company Employing You is New?
Is it Ever Possible to Convert a Foreign Domestic Helper Visa into a Regular Employment Visa in Hong Kong?
Paying for Visa Help? The Who's-Who of the Hong Kong Immigration Services Industry
The Shiny New D-I-Y Hong Kong Visa Kit - Get Yours Today - 100% FREE!
10 Must Have Resources for a Successful Hong Kong Working Visa Application
The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio Three - Sept 2012
The Hong Kong Immigration Department Are Out to Deny - Not Approve - Visa Applications (Aren’t They?)
Long Term Visit to Hong Kong for Business - Do I Need an Employment Visa?
Will-He-or-Won't-He? Mike Tyson, His Criminal Record & His Hong Kong Visa...
I Hate My Boss & Want to Leave My Job - What About My Work Visa for Hong Kong?
What Hong Kong Visa Options Exist for Unmarried, Trailing Partners?
I Have a PRC National Spouse Resident on the Mainland - Can She Get a Dependant Visa for Hong Kong?
Work in Hong Kong for 5 Years - Leave for 2 - Then Return - Will I Lose My Continuous Residence for PR Purposes?
The 5 Key Factors Which Impact on Your Eligibility for a Hong Kong Employment Visa
Time Spent Outside of Hong Kong With Work - the Impact on Your Right of Abode After 7 Years
What's the Story When You Hold a Hong Kong Work Visa and Face Redundancy?
Are There Any Advantages to being an Existing Resident of Hong Kong When You Make an Application for an Investment Visa?
Hong Kong Right of Abode Application - Consider Your Strategy & Plan Early
Will a Criminal Record Impact on Your Application for a Hong Kong Residence Visa?
Can You Have 2 Hong Kong Employment Visa Applications Pending At the Same Time?
Will a Break in Continuous Employment Mean a Break in Continuous Residence For the Purposes of a Hong Kong Right of Abode Application?
Hong Kong Investment Visa Wrongly Applied For - Clearing Up the Confusion & Getting the Correct Employment Visa Instead
Novel Solution to an Unusual Hong Kong Employment - Investment Visa Situation
Your Employer Must Help You Get Your Hong Kong Employment Visa!
Hong Kong Employment Visa - When All Else Failed We Appealed to the Chief Executive - And Won!
Work Visas: Does Your Employer Control Your Hong Kong Immigration Destiny?
The Hong Kong Visa Handbook - Now Available in Good Book Stores Everywhere!
Can I Come to Hong Kong as Visitor, Find a Job, Then Change to an Employment Visa?
The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio Three - June 2012
My Employment Visa Has Been Refused - What Can I Do Now?
The 7 Things to Tell Your Employer About Hong Kong Employment Visa Sponsorship
What to Do If Your Employer is Reluctant to Help You Secure Your Hong Kong Employment Visa
The 7 Responsibilities of a Hong Kong Employment Visa Sponsor
My Employment Visa Expires Before My Change of Employer Application Will be Finalised - Help!
The Path to Hong Kong Residency & Our Fantastic Low Tax Regime
How & Why Hong Kong Seeks to Attract Foreign National Talent
The 10 Key Reasons Why Foreigners Seek Visas to Live and Work in Hong Kong
What Are You Really Buying From a Hong Kong Immigration Consultant?
Can the Sponsor of Your Hong Kong Employment Visa Hold Your Residence to Ransom?
The 7 Things Your Employer Needs to Know About the Immigration Process When Applying for a Hong Kong Employment Visa
The Impact of Brain Drain on Hong Kong and Resulting Immigration Policy Development
Redundancy - the Process Pitfalls of an Expiring Hong Kong Employment Visa
Hong Kong Employment Visa - Teenage High School Graduate Gets Approved!
Is it Better to Apply for Your Visa Before or After You Move to Hong Kong?
What’s the Minimum Salary for a Hong Kong Employment Visa Approval?
Hong Kong Employment Visa Self-Sponsorship - the Reality for Entrepreneurs Masquerading as Employees
Now That I’ve Lost My Job What About My Hong Kong Work Visa? Will I Get Kicked Out of the HKSAR?
How to Ensure You Are Not Breaking the Law by Operating a Business in Hong Kong as a Visitor
If I Didn't Graduate from University, Will it Stop Me From Getting a Hong Kong Employment Visa?
What's the Basic Income of a Typical Hong Kong Employment Visa Holder?
Can I Apply for a Residence Visa for Hong Kong While I Am Visiting?
Your Hong Kong Employment Visa - What Happens When You Lose Your Job?
Can I Apply for a Visa After I Have Moved to Hong Kong or Should I Apply Beforehand?
Is There a Base Salary Requirement for a Hong Kong Employment Visa?
Shareholder in the Company Employing You? What the Hong Kong Immigration Department Think...
I've Lost My Job - What Happens to My Hong Kong Employment Visa?
Hong Kong Employment Visa - Do You Absolutely, Definitely, Positively Need a Degree?
Hong Kong Employment Visa Self-Sponsorship - the Reality for Entrepreneurs Dressed as Employees
Hong Kong Employment & Same Sex Partner Visas - A Joint Application Strategy
Hong Kong Employment Visa - Do You Need a Degree?