Experiences when applying for Hong Kong Business visa

Date Create: 28/04/2023

Hong Kong attracts a large number of foreign investors through its modern lifestyle and developed economy. Vietnamese wishing to come to Hong Kong to work, attend conferences/workshops, sign contracts, etc. need to conduct procedures to apply for a Hong Kong Business visa.

To make it more convenient to apply for a Hong Kong Business visa, let's find out information and procedures for this type of visa with Nhi Gia in the article below!

What is Hong Kong Business visa?

Hong Kong Business Visa, also known as a short-term visa or Hong Kong Visit/Transit visa, allows foreigners to enter Hong Kong to work, and attend conferences, events, etc. With this type of visa, applicants can enter Hong Kong for business combined tourism purposes.

Note: to successfully apply for a Hong Kong Business visa, the applicant needs to obtain a letter of invitation to work/attend a conference or have a company in Hong Kong to sponsor.

Hong Kong business visa single entry

Conditions to obtain Hong Kong Business visa

Individuals is required to meet the following conditions to be granted with a Hong Kong business visa:

  • Obtain sufficient documents to prove the purpose of your business trip.
  • Obtain a valid passport as prescribed.
  • Be invited/guaranteed by the company in Hong Kong.
  • Have sufficient financial resources to cover your stay in Hong Kong.

If all the above conditions are met, the individual needs to prepare all the documents required by the Hong Kong Immigration Department/Consulate to complete the visa application process.

Procedures to apply for Hong Kong Business visa

Step 1: Fill in Hong Kong Business visa application form

Applicants complete the Hong Kong visa application form online here or download the application form and fill in the information on a computer (Note: Handwriting is not acceptable for the Hong Kong visa application form).

Hong Kong visa application form online

Step 2: Prepare all the required documents to apply for Hong Kong Business visa

A set of documents to apply for a Hong Kong Business visa will include the following basic documents:

** To be prepared by the Applicants:

1. Application form for Hong Kong Business visa according to the prescribed form.

2. The original passport is valid for more than 6 months, with at least 2 blank pages.

3. A photo sizes 4x6cm.

4. Personal papers: Identity card, household registry, etc.

5. Proofs of work:

  • If you are an employee: Labor contract, salary statement of the last 3 months, decision on appointing staff to go on a business trip signed and stamped by the agency,...
  • If you are a business owner: Business registration certificate, Certificate of tax payment for the last 3 months,...

6. Proofs of financial situation: savings book, bank account statement, credit card, real estate documents, car registration,...

7. Hotel booking confirmation, round-trip air ticket booking.

8. International travel insurance.

** To be prepared by the inviting/guaranteeing unit:

1. Invitation letter/Letter of guarantee for applicants (showing information of two companies and the invited individual: travel time, purpose, the contact information of the Hong Kong company).

2. An entry guarantee application according to the form of the Hong Kong consular office.

3. Copy of business registration license.

4. Documents proving the commercial relationship between the Vietnamese enterprise and the Hong Kong enterprise (Commercial contracts, correspondences, emails exchanged between the two companies, ...).

In addition, the Hong Kong Immigration Department / Consular Office will ask the applicant to add other relevant documents to assist in the reviewing process of the Hong Kong Business visa application.

>> To complete the application for a Hong Kong visa quickly and to be ensured the pass rate, please contact hotline [+84] 1900 6654 for dedicated support from visa specialists at Nhi Gia.

Step 3: Submit the application and pay the fees

Currently, when applying for a Hong Kong visa, applicants can choose to submit at the following points:

  • Hong Kong Immigration Department: Receipt and Despatch Unit, Immigration Department 2/F, Immigration Tower, 7 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.
  • Chinese Embassy in Hanoi: No. 46 Hoang Dieu Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
  • Chinese Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City: No. 175 Hai Ba Trung, Ward 6, District 3, Ho Chi Minh

Note: If you submit the Hong Kong business visa application at the Chinese Consulate, you must go through the China Visa Application Center.

How much is the visa fee for hong kong?

Applicants when applying for a Hong Kong visa need to pay the required fees to the Immigration Department of the Hong Kong SAR Government with an amount of HKD 230. In the case of applying to the Embassy/Visa Center, the visa fee is USD 30 per person.

Step 4: Receive the Hong Kong Business visa result

After about 4 to 6 working weeks, the Immigration Office of the Hong Kong SAR Government/Consulate will return the visa result to the applicant.

Important notes when applying for Hong Kong Business visa

  • All proofs of financial situation and employment must be made in English/Chinese or be a notarized translation.
  • Even if the applicant’s Hong Kong visa application is refused a, the fees paid will not be refunded.
  • The Chinese Consulate only accepts USD when paying the visa fees. Besides, depending on the exchange rate at the time of application, the cost may vary.

Package Hong Kong Business visa service at Nhi Gia Company

During the process of applying for this type of visa, you can use the visa service at Nhi Gia so that you can get the visa easier. With nearly 20 years of experience in the field of service: Vietnam visa, Foreign Visa, Work Permit, Temporary Residence Card, etc. Nhi Gia will be your reliable partner in consulting and supporting Hong Kong visa application procedures through the following categories:

  • The application process is simple and fast.
  • Save time - cost - effort.
  • Ensure the highest visa application rate.

If you have any questions about the application procedures or need specific advice on the Hong Kong visa application service, please contact Nhi Gia via the hotline at [+84] 1900 6654, a team of experts will directly answer and support you quickly - dedicatedly.

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