Elderly Parents

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Can a Newly Qualified Foreign National Permanent Resident of Hong Kong Automatically Secure PR for His Parents Too?

December 7th, 2018

Posted by / in Long Stay & PR, Your Question Answered / No responses

So, just what immigration options for parents accrue to a foreign national holding a Hong Kong permanent identity card? QUESTION Hi there!  A foreign national became a permanent resident after many years study and work in Hong Kong. Now he wants to sponsor his parents holding Canadian passports to become a P.R. In Hong Kong […]

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Can Elderly Parents Come to Live With Their Son Who Only Holds a Hong Kong Employment Visa?

December 23rd, 2017

Posted by / in Family Visas, Long Stay & PR, Your Question Answered / 4 responses

if you hold a Hong Kong employment visa, bringing elderly parents to join you in Hong Kong is an area of immigration practice that is fraught with difficulty – as well as uncertainty. Dependant visas are, as a matter of policy, not available for non permanent residents yet it’s a scenario that presents itself all […]

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How Can I Spend As Much Time As Possible With My Daughter After She Moves to Hong Kong For Work?

June 30th, 2017

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

Coming to Hong Kong to frequently visit family members resident here is not such a problem (usually)… QUESTION My daughter and family are moving to Hong Kong. I would like to spend as much time as possible with them. If I go to Hong Kong as a tourist from the US and return home after […]

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QOTW: Do I Need to be Physically Present in Hong Kong When My Father Extends His Dependant Visa?

May 6th, 2016

Posted by / in Family Visas, Your Question Answered / 1 response

My father extends his dependant visa: do you need to be physically present in Hong Kong when extending a dependant visa for an elderly parent? QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK I am a permanent Hong Kong resident. I am the sponsor of my father who is my dependent. My father is applying for an extension to […]

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Can I Get a Hong Kong Dependant Visa for My 91 Year Old Father?

October 14th, 2014

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

Why should age get in the way of family reunion? QUESTION My 91 year old father needs to come to live with me in Hong Kong because he has no one to look after him in the UK where he lives. He has UK and Australian passports. I have a flat I own in Hong […]

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QOTW: Can I Get PR in Hong Kong if My Child Was Born There And He Has Right of Abode by Birth?

June 5th, 2014

Posted by / in Family Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing / No responses

Does Hong Kong permanent residency accrue automatically to parents of children born with the right of abode in the HKSAR? QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK Hi, My son (1 year old) has a Hong Kong Passport. My wife and I are not PRs. Would it be possible to apply for Hong Kong PR through my son? Thanks […]

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Hong Kong Visas for Aged Parents – What Options Exist for Elderly Parents of Temporary Residents Here?

October 8th, 2013

Posted by / in Special Programmes, VG Front Page, Visitor Visas, Your Question Answered / 2 responses

Hong Kong visas for aged parents – the options for long stay visas for elderly parents of non-permanent residents here are quite limited… QUESTION Hi, I’m married (Singaporean) and working for a major financial institution here in Hong Kong right now. I have a working visa. My mother 60 yrs old (Singaporean) has been living with […]

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10 Must Have Resources for a Hong Kong Legal Dependant Visa

July 1st, 2013

Posted by / in Family Visas, Musing, Resource / 7 responses

Continuing our series of 10 Must Have Resources, I have put together this list of materials from our various websites which is designed to help steer you through the process of acquiring a dependant visa for Hong Kong. Remember, for temporary residents this means visas for spouse and unmarried dependant children under the age of 18 […]

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