Temporary Residency

Hong Kong Visa & Immigration Topics

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Can I Apply for a Visa After I Have Moved to Hong Kong or Should I Apply Beforehand?

May 1st, 2012

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In some cases, you simply must be outside of Hong Kong to apply. In others, you definitely have to be in Hong Kong on the day your application is filed. It all depends. There are pros and cons and a lot depends on your nationality too! More Stuff to Help You Along I have been made […]

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Is There a Base Salary Requirement for a Hong Kong Employment Visa?

May 1st, 2012

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Effectively, yes, there is. The target sum that you’re looking for is about 200,000 Hong Kong dollars a year. However, this sum is not in of itself, definitive. We’ve seen approvals down at the HKD186,000 level. And this amount is NOT the value of the cash salary to be paid. No, the HKD200,000 can amount to the total value […]

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I’ve Lost My Job – What Happens to My Hong Kong Employment Visa?

May 1st, 2012

Posted by / in 60 Second Snapshot, Employment Visas, Investment Visas / 3 responses

You will not get kicked out of Hong Kong now that you’re no longer working for the sponsor of your current employment visa. Instead, you need to approach the Immigration Department to change employers (which is an employment visa application) or establish or join in a new business (an investment visa application). This short presentation sets […]

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