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Statistically, What Are the Chances of Your Hong Kong Investment Visa Application Being Approved?

December 24th, 2012

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Each year, there are between  250 and 400 business investment visas approved in Hong Kong. This compares with the approximately 1,600 Capital Investment Entrant Scheme visas which are issued here annually. As a business investment visa approval can be had for less than a HKD1 million investment in Hong Kong, compared to the minimum HKD10 […]

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How is the Hong Kong Investment Visa Process Actually Experienced by the Typical Foreign National Visa Applicant?

December 12th, 2012

Posted by / in 60 Second Snapshot, Investment Visas / 17 responses

Getting a Hong Kong investment visa approval is one of the hardest single challenges when dealing with the Hong Kong Immigration Department. The approvability test of substantial contribution to the economy of Hong Kong is somewhat nebulous and the immigration Department website is not especially forthcoming as to what they are actually looking for in […]

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60 Pages or 7 Pages for Your Hong Kong Investment Visa Plan? It’s Your Choice…

May 1st, 2012

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If someone has told you that you need a fully fledged business plan in support of your Hong Kong investment visa, don’t believe them because it’s not true. Most definitely have your plans, intentions and money flows written down and make sure your business is planned, but don’t be intimidated into drawing up a formally […]

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Hong Kong Employment Visa Self-Sponsorship – the Reality for Entrepreneurs Dressed as Employees

April 18th, 2012

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

If you are an entrepreneur seeking permissions to join in your own business in Hong Kong, you can’t fudge the issue of the ownership of your own business No matter how you dress it up, the Hong Kong Immigration Department will treat you as an entrepreneur-investor if your company is less than 2 years old […]

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Hong Kong Employment Visa – Do You Need a Degree?

April 13th, 2012

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No, you don’t always need a degree to get an employment visa for Hong Kong. Definitely not! But instead, you have to have a lot of experience in your particular line of work. The Hong Kong Immigration Department are looking for special skills, knowledge or experience of value to and not readily available in Hong […]

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