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Hong Kong Dependant Visas Finally Available To Same Sex Partners – New ImmD Policy

September 19th, 2018

Posted in Family Visas, Feature Article, Musing, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza /

Hong Kong dependant visas finally available to same sex partners! I will update the Hong Kong Visa Handbook section over the course of the next few weeks (it’s a quite a lot of work) but for now here is the new policy direct from the horses mouth (verbatum!) Immigration policy on entry of dependants revised […]

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Please Don’t Ask Me To Advise You On How To Break Hong Kong Immigration Law!

May 31st, 2018

Posted in Employment Visas, Feature Article, Musing, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza, Your Question Answered /

I get loads of great questions to answer and it’s my genuine pleasure to help. Sometimes, though, people don’t appreciate what it is they are actually asking me to be a party to when they seek my advice via our websites.. So please don’t ask me to advise you on how to break Hong Kong […]

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The Immigration Department Start Issuing ‘Out of Policy’ Hong Kong Dependant Visas for Qualifying Same Sex Partners On An Interim Basis

May 17th, 2018

Posted in Family Visas, Feature Article, Musing, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza /

Hong Kong dependant visas for qualifying same sex partners? Progress it seems. ImmD have quietly, of late, started issuing same sex partners who are married or have a civil partnership with an immigration status that is equal to a dependant visa. The status is ‘permission to remain in Hong Kong under only a limit of […]

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10 Questions About Hong Kong’s New Smart Identity Card Answered

November 30th, 2017

Posted in Feature Article, Musing, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza /

Great article in the SCMP Yesterday about the new Smart ID card reissue exercise coming soon to Hong Kong. Check Out The Article Here   More Stuff You May Find Useful or Interesting Hong Kong permanent residency approval with a 2 year absence from Hong Kong My employment visa expires before my change of employer […]

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The Visa Geeza on RTHK Radio 3 – July, 2017

July 29th, 2017

Posted in Feature Article, Musing, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza /

Finally trapped at Broadcast Drive to catch up with Maestro Phil Whelan over at RTHK Radio 3 yesterday.  As always, we had a good chat, talking mostly about how the Immigration Department are now essentially working to rule on certain aspects of ImmD operations. Posted by Stephen Barnes on Thursday, 27 July 2017 Click the above to […]

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Hong Kong Visa Geeza – How I F#cked Up Between 2000 and 2010

May 18th, 2017

Posted in Feature Article, Musing, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza /

On March 2, 2017 I was asked by Campfire in Kennedy Town to contribute to their FUCKUP NIGHT series and invited to share my tale of business woe and commercial misfortunes which befell me between 2000 and 2010. Hong Kong Visa Geeza – How I F#cked Up Between 2000 and 2010 – this is that […]

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Baby Born in Hong Kong to a Foreign National Temporary Resident – How To Complete the Dependant Visa Process

April 16th, 2017

Posted in Family Visas, Feature Article, Musing, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza /

When a baby is born here to a temporary (i.e. non permanent) resident how do you go about finalising the immigration formalities associated with the birth in the HKSAR? This is a straightforward process not otherwise detailed in the dependant visa section of the Hong Kong Visa Handbook – so here you go: Firstly, make […]

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