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Is There Such an Animal as a Hong Kong Employment Visa for an Independant Contractor?

March 9th, 2017

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Hong Kong Employment Visa for an Independant Contractor? The General Employment Policy anticipates that foreign national Professionals seeking to work in Hong Kong are subject to a formal employer-employee relationship. So what’s the situation if the employer wants to engage you as a contractor? Is it do-able?

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Dear Stephen,

 I got a working visa in Hong Kong associated with my current employer.

I received an offer in another business in Hong Kong but they said it’s a contractor job.

Please, where can I find more information about visa, tax and procedures for this opportunity?

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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.

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