Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Settling In

HKID Card Replacement: When and How to Apply for New Smart ID

For the first time in 15 years, Hong Kong will undergo upgrading its identification system. In 2018, it initiated a series of HKID replacements as it introduces a new generation of smart ID cards. History of smart ID in Hong...

How to Apply For Hong Kong Dependant Visa

In general, unless a person has right of abode (right to land in Hong Kong), he or she requires a visa or entry permit to enter Hong Kong as a dependant. For immediate family members of expats who obtained valid...

How to Open a Bank Account in Hong Kong

If you are moving to Hong Kong, having your Hong Kong bank account makes more sense than sticking with the old account. It's more convenient with ATMs spread across the city. And likely, employers or clients will likely prefer...

Ultimate Guide for New Domestic Workers in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a popular destination to work as a domestic worker. The city’s hectic lifestyle suits well with having an extra pair of hands to help out household chores, tend to young children and other domestic duties as parents are both out at work.

Applying For Mobile Phone, Internet Broadband Connection in Hong Kong

As you may notice that mobile phone has been an integral part of daily life. It’s where you communicate with friends and family, share travel photos or “stories” on social media, receive and compose work emails, purchase movie tickets...

Guide to New Expats in Hong Kong

Welcome and congratulations on your new life in Hong Kong! If it's your first time to arrive, or even if you have been to Hong Kong as a short-term visitor before, it is understandable that you may have questions...

Unique Things About Hong Kong We Often Take For Granted

Some things are unique about Hong Kong that we might not find elsewhere. While we could be wrong, including them on the list, they are here for a reason. 1. Window inspection is a profession. Hong Kong is a city with...

Just Got Married and Changed Name, How to Amend My Hong Kong ID Details?

Sometimes personal details appearing on someone's Hong Kong identity card has to be revised. This is quite common for people whose names will be revised upon marriage. Hong Kong identification card holders whose personal particulars appearing on their ID need...

14 Things You Should Know When Moving to a New Apartment in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s property rental market is one of the most expensive in the world. The closer to the central business districts, the more expensive it becomes. However, more and more are opting to find better apartments for less cost...

New Expats in Hong Kong Choose Cheaper Locations

Well-known residential areas such as Stanley, Mid-Levels and The Peak are giving way as destinations of choice for expatriate professionals as they now prefer more affordable locations such as North Point, Chai Wan, Tung Chung and Sai Wan Ho,...
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44 Shopping Voucher and Incentives For Vaccinated Hong Kong Residents

Unlike the launch of a new iPhone model, going to a vaccination center might take more than just a...
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