Hong Kong citizens considering moving to the UK will evidently have many considerations to weigh up, and one of these is likely to be the application of tax.
New arrangements have been put in place for Hong Kong non-permanent residents – who are currently outside Hong Kong – and whose visas have expired or will expire soon
All visitors to Hong Kong that do not have the right of abode will be subject to a condition of stay. Any contravention is a criminal offence, resulting in a fine and even imprisonment.
Adam Hugill on different types of visas and immigration schemes in Hong Kong. Laura Hunt shares her experience successfully obtaining and renewing her visas.
Alfred Ip of Hugill & Ip discusses with Julia Jackson and Matthew Braithwaite of Wedlake Bell issues related to immigration. The preparatory steps when applying for resident status in the…
The UK Government further clarifies BN(O) citizens status in the UK as a first step to residence that can lead to full British nationality in the future
Recent discussions in the UK have suggested that some Hong Kong people might obtain further rights that could eventually lead to full British citizenship
Attaining a HKSAR passport can be reasonably simple, but it can also involve complications. When questions or difficulties occur, it can be stressful and confusing.
A few landmark cases in hong Kong have allowed same-sex couples to apply for dependent visas, to receive spousal benefits in the civil service and to jointly file tax returns.
Individuals thinking about immigrating to Hong Kong should understand the rights afforded by each status before starting the visa application process