(image: sourced from the HKSAR Government's coronavirus website) Those who are planning to travel to Hong Kong soon, note that the HKSAR Government has recently created a new four-tier classification system, an indication for travellers, depending on where you are travelling from, to find out whether they are allowed to entre Hong Kong, or to find out what are the requirements and documentations needed pre-departure. NOTE Non-Hong Kong residents are currently being denied for
Hong Kong is an attractive city for many foreign investors to start their businesses and/or to join existing businesses, the reasons being… Hong Kong is situated in the heart of Asia, it is the gateway for establishing businesses in China and other Asian nations. Hong Kong has one of the world’s most advanced business infrastructures where it has an efficient local and regional transportation system; it has a world-class standard telecommunication system; and it is world-lead
(image: by SHUJA OFFICIAL on Unsplash) If you are considering moving to Hong Kong, here are a few things you need to know. 1. Do you have a valid Hong Kong Visa that gives you the right to abode in Hong Kong? Hong Kong has one of the strictest Immigration policies and it is difficult for foreigners to obtain a visa that allows them to live and work in Hong Kong. There are 4 visa options that foreigners may apply for: Employment Visa for overseas talents and professionals who
(image: sourced from the HKSAR Government's coronavirus website) The Immigration Department of HKSAR – Services Updates From 10th December 2020, the Department only provides visa services for urgent applications of extensions of stay.
Applicants must submit their applications by drop-in (including those with appointment bookings). And applicants must provide a local mobile phone number as contact number for the Immigration Department to arrange follow-up procedures. Any que
In early September, the Hong Kong government has started the discussion on re-opening the borders for residents from the below 11 countries, to help Hong Kong rebuild its economy: Australia, France, Germany, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Thailand, Vietnam The “Hong Kong – Singapore” Air Travel Bubble was previously set to launch at the end of November, however, as of 1st December 2020, this has been postponed and updates on a new launch da
Since 25th March 2020, all non-Hong Kong residents coming from overseas are not permitted to enter Hong Kong. However…. There are exceptions! Below are the different types of non-Hong Kong residents who are allowed to enter Hong Kong during the pandemic: Non-Hong Kong residents who have been approved by the Hong Kong government to carry out anti-epidemic duties in Hong Kong. Non-Hong Kong residents coming from Mainland China, Taiwan and Macau who have not been to any other co
The Hong Kong SAR Government is monitoring closely COVID-19 locally and globally. In order to protect inbound travelers and their residents, those who are entering the city from other countries and region: will need to complete a mandatory Health & Quarantine Information Declaration; will need to take a COVID-19 Test upon arrival at the Temporary Specimen Collection Centre inside the Hong Kong International Airport’s Midfield Concourse; and must go through a 14 days quaranti