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Musing

Business Review – The Sword of Damocles for Successful Hong Kong Investment Visa Applicants

December 15th, 2018

Posted by / in Investment Visas, Musing / 1 response

If your investment visa has been approved but the Hong Kong Immigration Department believe your application was marginal, you can expect your visa to be subject to Business Review the first time that it comes up for extension. This works as follows: During your original application the HKID may not have been completely persuaded of […]

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How Can I Extend My Hong Kong Entrepreneur Visa Easily Without Needing To Supply My Financial Performance Details Every Year?

April 19th, 2018

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

Since the Audit Commission Report Number 66 published in April of 2016, Hong Kong entrepreneur visa holders subject to a review of their business each time they seek to extend their stay, have got more of the same coming…   QUESTION Hi there, It’s time for my Hong Kong entrepreneur visa renewal and I’m confused […]

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QOTW: What Documents Are Needed to Extend a Hong Kong Business Investment Visa?

August 13th, 2014

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

Not so long ago the Hong Kong Immigration Department made life quite easy for certain entrepreneurs when it came time to extend a business investment visa… QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK For extending my Hong Kong investment visa for the first renewal, do you recommend submitting any other materials aside from the cover letter, employment letter and […]

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Musing

UPDATE! All Hong Kong Business Investment Visas Now Routinely Subject to Business Review

July 21st, 2014

Posted by / in Investment Visas, Musing / 4 responses

An occasional, important update from the Hong Kong Visa Centre… A few weeks ago I went on record stating that the Hong Kong Immigration Department have started to adopt a generally tougher stance in a variety of practice areas but especially as it relates to business investment visa applications. A clear example of this has been […]

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QOTW: Under What Conditions is it Possible to Apply for an Early Extension to a Hong Kong Investment Visa?

April 7th, 2014

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

What will ImmD make of an early request for the extension of a Hong Kong investment visa? QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK Hello Stephen, I am 7 months into my first 12 month stint of an investment employment visa.  I am looking to move into a new apartment and the landlord is requesting a minimum of […]

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Musing

How to Cure Your Hong Kong Visa Extension Headache & Make Sure it Gets Approved the Very First Time!

May 1st, 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Special Programmes / 23 responses

Let’s face it, the regular traipse down to Immigration Tower to get your visa extended is a right royal pain in the @ss. The process is uncertain, you’re not sure what exactly you need to prepare and there’s always that nagging doubt that they might even say NO to your application! Moreover, you’re never really […]

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The Double-Edged Blade of a Hong Kong Investment Visa Approval

May 1st, 2012

Posted by / in Hadley Says…, Investment Visas / 2 responses

If your Hong Kong investment visa has been approved subject to Business Review it could make for some sleepless nights over the course of your first 12 months in Hong Kong. You see, in this case, the Hong Kong Immigration Department will once again look very closely at your business to make sure that it […]

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‘Temporary’ Hong Kong Investment Visa Approvals – What Does it Mean?

May 1st, 2012

Posted by / in 60 Second Snapshot, Investment Visas / 2 responses

If your Hong Kong investment visa has been approved but the Hong Kong Immigration Department believe your application was marginal, you can expect your visa to be subject to Business Review the first time that it comes up for extension. An investment visa approved subject to Business Review is bitter-sweet. Further Content for More Information […]

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