Entrepreneurs Visa (also known as Investment Visa)
The Entrepreneurs Visa is designed to encourage foreign entrepreneurs to start and invest a business in Hong Kong.
Applicants who are granted the entrepreneur visa are allowed to start their own business, join an existing one or take over an established Hong Kong entreprise.
This visa is initially granted for 1-2 years and extension of visa is required. which can be extended. Eligible dependents may also qualify to be included and upon obtaining the visa, they may also work or study without any restrictions. Holders of entrepreneur visa entitle individuals to permanent residency in as well as visa-free travel to and from Hong Kong.
The basic requirements for this type of visa require the applicant to actively involved in running one or more business in Hong Kong. Applicant can start a business by setting up a new business or taking over an existing business in Hong Kong.
To qualify for an Entrepreneurs Visa, the applicant should
● Establish a company in Hong Kong prior to the application
● Have a good education qualification, generally a university degree in the relevant field
● Prove the substantial contribution to the economy of Hong Kong
● Demonstrate sufficient financial resources to support the business operation in Hong Kong.
How to start a business in Hong Kong
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