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Can I Study Online for a UK Tertiary Qualification while Staying in Hong Kong with a Visitor Visa?

October 22nd, 2018

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This question gets to the heart of permitted activity as a Visitor and the ability to remain here on an indefinite basis on that status. QUESTION Hi, I am a New Zealander currently staying in Hong Kong with my partner who is a permanent HKID card holder. I do not have a HKID card, just […]

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Is There Any Sure Fire Way to Get Defacto Extensions to Your Hong Kong Visitor Visa By Frequently Undertaking the Shenzhen Shuttle?

September 10th, 2017

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Is there any way to turbo-charge the Shenzhen Shuttle?   QUESTION Hey Visa Geeza, I am a citizen of  Russia and unfortunately have a very short visitor visa which is just 14 days, but I need to stay in Hong Kong for longer as I want to find a job here (I am a graphics […]

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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

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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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What Can You Do to Get a Longer Period of Stay if the Hong Kong Visitor Visa Granted at CLK Airport Doesn’t Meet Your Needs?

June 16th, 2017

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Hong Kong visitor visa? Whilst Hong Kong affords very generous visitor-visa-upon arrival arrangements to almost 200 foreign nationalities, sometimes the limit of stay you receive at the airport or boundaries is not enough – so what can you do to get a longer period of stay? The trick is to apply for an extended visa […]

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4 Realistically Achievable Visas to Live, Work or Establish a Business in Hong Kong – Shenzhen Shuttle

September 2nd, 2015

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On the 6th of August 2015, I was invited by the good guys at WYND to give a talk about the Hong Kong visas that are the most realistically achievable to live, work or establish a business in Hong Kong, all things considered. The Rest of the Series 1 – Introduction 2 – Policy 3 […]

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Extending Your Visitor Visa – Video Presentation by the Hong Kong Visa Geeza

June 26th, 2014

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Every wondered  how to go about applying to extend your Hong Kong visitor visa down at Immigration Tower?  Here’s your chance to find out. On March 21, 2014 I gave a presentation at the Chinese Club entitled Business Immigration to Hong Kong – A Practical Guide. This short segment discusses the process of getting your Hong Kong […]

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How to Extend a Hong Kong Prolonged Visitor Visa for a Defacto Spouse or Same Sex Partner

June 3rd, 2014

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I am really grateful to a client of mine whom we assisted in securing a prolonged visitor visa sponsored by his same sex life partner in 2013. This morning he very kindly sent me the following synopsis of the extension experience he underwent down at Immigration Tower recently, which I am delighted to share: Extension […]

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

October 8th, 2013

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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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Can I Study Online for a UK Tertiary Qualification while Staying in Hong Kong with a Visitor Visa?

August 3rd, 2013

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This question gets to the heart of permitted activity as a Visitor and the ability to remain here on an indefinite basis on that status. QUESTION Hi, I am a New Zealander currently staying in Hong Kong with my partner who is a permanent HKID card holder. I do not have a HKID card, just […]

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So, What Happens to Fiances Now in Hong Kong – Can They Get Any Kind of Visa Prior to Marriage?

August 1st, 2013

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Nope. For Hong Kong visa purposes, fiances may as well not exist. It used to be that the Immigration Department would routinely grant extensions to visitor visas for up to 2 months for those foreign nationals who were engaged to be married, had booked their ceremony and were one bag of sugar away from icing […]

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