Visa Approval

Hong Kong Visa & Immigration Topics

Musing

Interview: In the Last 20 Years Which Type of Hong Kong Visa Has Been Most in Demand and the Easiest to Anticipate an Approval For?

June 19th, 2019

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 11 responses

First Published August 22, 2013 Which type of Hong Kong visa has been most in demand in the last 20 years and how easy has it been to get approval for this visa type? On June 6th, 2013 I was interviewed by five law students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong about my experiences […]

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Case Studies

The Remarkable Tale of a Hong Kong Investment Visa Approval – Buying a Restaurant, Maintaining Jobs & Managing Remotely

July 31st, 2013

Posted by / in Case Study, Investment Visas / 5 responses

On Friday last week, our client Mike Chapin very graciously invited my colleagues and I to have dinner at his restaurant JAR in Central. He asked us along as his guests to celebrate the approval of his and his wife Natalia’s Hong Kong investment and dependant visa applications a few weeks earlier. Due to travel and other (family) […]

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Musing

IT’S OFFICIAL: The Quality Mainland Migrant Admission Scheme – 77% of All QMAS Visas Go to Chinese Nationals!

January 2nd, 2013

Posted by / in Musing, Special Programmes, VG Front Page / 6 responses

Last week, just before the end of the year, the Government of the HKSAR put out a flurry of information on the performance of the Quality Migrant Admission Scheme since its inception six years ago. Since 2006 and up to last month, the Hong Kong Immigration Department had received 8,553 QMAS applications and approved 2,392. […]

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Hadley Says

The 4 Essential Aspects of a Capital Investment Entrant Scheme Visa Application Approval

November 1st, 2012

Posted by / in Hadley Says…, Investment Visas / 4 responses

If you’re applying for a visa under the Capital Investment Entrant Scheme, it is vitally important that four specific issues be addressed positively before you submit your application. Firstly, you need to have a minimum of ten million Hong Kong dollars to lock into certain Hong Kong dollar denominated permissible investment asset classes which, at […]

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Hadley Says

The Hong Kong Immigration Department Are Out to Deny – Not Approve – Visa Applications (Aren’t They?)

August 30th, 2012

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Hadley Says…, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Visitor Visas / 31 responses

It is often said that the Hong Kong Immigration Department are out to refuse visa applications rather than approve them. Nothing could be further from the truth. The HKID  have a huge job of work administering the population records and immigration status needs of our fine city and it is churlish to anticipate that they […]

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