Questions tagged [hong-kong]

Living in Hong Kong as an expatriate.

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Opening a Bank Account in Hong Kong as a new arrival?

If I've just arrived in Hong Kong to settle there, as a non-HK-national, how could I go about getting a Hong Kong bank account? I'm interested in the kinds of documents one would have to produce, and ...
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How to get a work permit in Shanghai, China after being exchange student for 4 months? [closed]

I was an exchange student at Duke Kunshan University, Kunshan, China and graduated this June. I heard the Chinese government has recently revised visa laws to offer work permits to all students who ...
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British Citizenship of HKSAR resident

Okay, so here's a pretty complex case (kudos to those who would bother to read through the whole thing at all). I was born in Hong Kong in September 1995 (still a British colony at the time) and my ...
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Exchanging a Hong Kong driver's licence for a UK one?

I know that a Hong Kong driving license can be exchanged to a UK license if you came to the UK no more than 5 years. My question is that, if I have been living in the UK in the last 10 years and ...
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Do I need to be locally based to get a job in Hong Kong?

I am a UK national in my late twenties, currently working in London but planning to move to Hong Kong. I have 4 years experience working in IT consultancy. I work for a global company, but there does ...
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Hong Kong Visa: official translation of documents?

Applying for a Job Visa in Hong Kong, should I provide an official translation of all my french official documents required for the application (diplomas in particular) ? Nothing is indicated on the ...
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Hong Kong ID card and Chinese Nationality

My two overarching and related questions: What does having a Hong Kong ID card imply regarding my residency status and citizenship? Does having a Hong Kong ID card imply that I am a Chinese national? ...
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Digital nomad on tourist visa with registered business - registered citizen where?

So I want to become a digital nomad next March in the Philippines. I'm also working on a startup with a few Filipinos, with whom we already won Startup Weekend Manila and so far it seems promising. We'...
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What documents are actually required to obtain a HKG permanent residence ID?

The Hong Kong Government lists the following requirements for foreign residents that want to get a permanent HKG ID: Proof of 7 years continuous ordinary residence in Hong Kong immediately ...
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How to legally stay in Hong Kong and keep working at my company while it has no office in HK?

My company has an office in Singapore and I really love working with them. We have flexible working hours, can work remotely, can work from another country. But I really want to move to Hong Kong ...
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Tax liability of US citizen expat working as an independent contractor for a US company

I am a US citizen living and working in Hong Kong (long enough to qualify for the foreign tax exclusion.) However, I have recently picked up some contractor work with a US company and they are going ...
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How does one set himself up as contractor in Hong Kong? [closed]

As I understand when one wants to get working permit in Hong Kong he must already have job proposal, as well as... Higher level educational background: a graduate degree and above would be preferable....