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You Accidentally Overstay Your Hong Kong Employment Visa Yet Need to Change Employer – What Happens Now?

January 12th, 2019

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Accidentally overstay your Hong Kong employment visa?- What happens to you when  seek to change your employment visa sponsor but realise you have accidentally let your current visa expire without seeking an extension of stay? QUESTION Hi Stephen, I ended my employment in Hong Kong at the beginning of January. I looked for work and […]

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How Does Changing Industries Impact on Your Application to Change Hong Kong Employment Visa Sponsorship?

January 16th, 2018

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Your Question Answered / 2 responses

Two-pronged question today starting with how to change Hong Kong employment visa sponsorship into a new job sector… QUESTION My current work visa is about to expire 5 days from now. I’ve applied for a transfer and extension simultaneously almost 4 weeks ago as I am moving to a new employer. The visa application has […]

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Musing

Hong Kong Immigration… What Does It Mean… Twilight Zone?

June 25th, 2015

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Musing, Special Programmes / No responses

Over the last 20 years or so I have coined a number of phrases in Hong Kong immigration parlance. In this short video, I discuss the Hong Kong visa Twilight Zone. More Stuff You May Find Useful or Interesting Hong Kong immigration… what does it mean…Swapping Status? Hong Kong immigration… what does it mean… Administrative Flux? […]

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You Accidentally Overstay Your Hong Kong Employment Visa Yet Need to Change Employer – What Happens Now?

February 8th, 2015

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Accidentally overstay your Hong Kong employment visa?- What happens to you when  seek to change your employment visa sponsor but realise you have accidentally let your current visa expire without seeking an extension of stay? QUESTION Hi Stephen, I ended my employment in Hong Kong at the beginning of January. I looked for work and […]

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Musing

QOTW: Can I Still Work if My Hong Kong Employment Visa Extension is Under Processing But My Previous Limit of Stay Has Expired?

July 19th, 2014

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What’s the story if you hold an employment visa which has expired and your extension application has not yet been approved – can you still work? QUESTION  OF  THE  WEEK My work visa ends on the 11th of April and my extension has been applied for on the 12th of March. Can I still work after April 11th […]

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Hadley Says

Can You Continue to Work If You Find Yourself In the Hong Kong Visa Extension Twilight Zone?

July 3rd, 2013

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Hadley Says… / 3 responses

You may, on occasion,  find yourself in that strange situation where your current employment visa has expired, you are still employed by your employer of record but your employment visa extension application has not yet been finalized. So, the question is, can you still work when you find yourself in this kind of twilight zone […]

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