Hong Kong British Nationals Overseas

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As of January 2021, Hong Kong residents with the British national (overseas) passport can now apply for a new immigration route that enables them to stay in the UK for five years with the possibility of an onward track to citizenship.

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities identified SESPM, alongside South East local authorities as key institutions to assist new arrivals from Hong Kong into the South East and is going to provide funding to SESPM to support the new arrivals (National welcome for Hong Kong arrivals – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)).


If you are a new arrival from Hong Kong yourself intending on living in the South East of England, it would be most helpful if you were able to complete the short and anonymous survey below:

HKBN(O) Co-creation flowchart

The HKBN(O) Co-creation Flowchart event was completed on 8 March 2022 (Tue). Please see the co-creation flowchart produced by the event.