Is Your De-facto spouse eligible for a dependent visa?

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Let’s say you are in a happy relationship with the love of your life and you have a child together. However you have not yet been officially married. You then decide to follow an opportunity in Hong Kong and have to move there. You get a working visa, but what about your de facto family? You would naturally want them …

Found Your Dream Job in Hong Kong? What’s the next step?

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So you got that dream job in Hong Kong. Congratulations. This modern vibrant city offers wonderful career opportunities for hardworking professionals like yourself. But before you can embark on this exciting journey, make sure your visa is in order. Here’s what you’ll need to apply for an employment visa in Hong Kong: An application form ID 990, with relevant parts …

Expat getting married in Hong Kong? No Problem!

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Once we meet that special someone, a lot of us start looking forward to planning a wedding and saying the vows. But before that, there comes the legal issue of registering your love. And if you are an expat, you may find yourself wondering as to how to make it happen in Hong Kong. Actually, it is fairly simple. Under …

Working Holiday Opportunities in Hong Kong for New Zealanders

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The Hong Kong/New Zealand Working Holiday Scheme was established on 1 April 2001 with both sides providing an annual quota of 400. Successful applicants will be issued a Working Holiday Visa. During your 12-month stay, you can take up short-term employment of not more than three months with any one single employer and can also take up short education courses. …

Are You A Quality Migrant?

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Hong Kong has seen an increase of nearly 10 per cent in the number of well-qualified people who want to live here, says the Immigration Department. Most of those approved were from the mainland. Since 2006, more than 2000 applications have been approved – 77.6% of them from the mainland. So what is a quality migrant scheme? The QMAS programme …

What are your tips for getting the most out of your working day?

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We ran a small research and here are a few: –       Write down long-term goals and then break them down into smaller bits: monthly/weekly/daily/hourly ones –       If a task takes less than 60 seconds – do it right away –       Get a timer: have regular breaks and move on to the next task on time –       Pick three most important …