New Content Daily Sign Up Here

Your Questions Answered

Do I Have to Terminate My Current Job if My Future Employer is Applying for My Hong Kong Work Visa Change of Sponsorship?

September 5th, 2015

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


 

How do you handle the conundrum of keeping your old job whilst seeking permission of ImmD in regard to  your Hong Kong work visa change of sponsorship?

SMALL-keep-calm-and-ask-the-visa-geezaQUESTION

I hope you’re doing well. Do I have to terminate my current job if my future employer is applying for my Hong Kong work visa change of sponsorship?

I have received and signed an offer with my future employer and believe I have the qualifications and skills to give me a good chance at receiving a work visa.

However, for my future employer to start my work visa application I was asked to provide an employment reference letter confirming my termination date of my current employer.

This would mean I have to terminate my current job before the visa is granted for my new job.

Please let me know if you could help me out with my questions. Thanks for your time in advance.

More Stuff You May Find Useful or Interesting

Should you ever get married just for Hong Kong visa purposes?

How can my FDH visa holding fiance transition into a dependant visa with 6-12 months to go before we are due to get married?

Is it ever possible to convert a FDH visa into a Hong Kong employment visa?

Why applying for a Hong Kong foreign domestic helper visa for your girlfriend is not a good idea

I have an employment visa and want to bring my girlfriend to live with me in Hong Kong – options please!

PODCAST ANSWER

VISIT OUR PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE or VISIT OUR FREE D-I-Y VISA GUIDE

Please select the social network you want to share this page with:

The Hong Kong Visa Geeza (a.k.a Stephen Barnes) is a co-founder of the Hong Kong Visa Centre and author of the Hong Kong Visa Handbook. A law graduate of the London School of Economics, Stephen has been practicing Hong Kong immigration since 1993 and is widely acknowledged as the leading authority on business immigration matters here for the last 24 years.

YOU MIGHT LIKE...
RESPONSES

HAVE YOUR SAY

CommentLuv badge