New Content Daily Sign Up Here

Your Questions Answered

Is It Possible to Maintain My 6 Years’ Ordinary Residence In Hong Kong & Get the Right of Abode Next Year if I Plan to Move to Taiwan Soon?

December 23rd, 2016

Posted by / in Long Stay & PR, Your Question Answered / 2 responses


 

What happens if you get to 6 years continuous ordinary residence then plan to leave Hong Kong?

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

QUESTION

Hello,

I am in Hong Kong since 6 years on an employment visa all throughout and am aiming for PR next year in July.

However, I am about to change job and the new company wants me to move to Taipei.

I have the flexibility to negotiate with them.

With an objective to be eligible to apply for the Right of Abode next year, what should I do? Please let me know.

Should I ask for a Hong Kong contract and that is enough and be transferred or do i need to be on Hong Kong contract and also maintain a rented apartment here?

I would want to get it done in simplest way without too much costs to me or to the employer.

Thank you for your advice in advance.

More Stuff You May Find Useful or Interesting

Do you need to have been physically present in Hong Kong for a full seven years (i.e 2555 days all told) in order to qualify for permanent residency?

Hong Kong permanent residency approval with a 2 year absence from Hong Kong!

Will a short period of time away from Hong Kong break my continuity of residence for my eventual Right of Abode application?

How to apply for the Right of Abode in Hong Kong without any professional help

Strategy on how to craft an argument to appeal a refused Hong Kong Right of Abode application

PODCAST ANSWER

Play

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