Hong Kong: Highest court rules same sex civil partners qualify for dependant visa

July 2018

Hong Kong’s highest court has handed down a landmark judgment confirming that the same sex civil partner of a foreign employee should be granted a dependant visa. To date, the territory’s dependant visa policy for partners has been limited to heterosexual spouses.

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