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The UK’s decision to extend residence rights for British Nationals (Overseas) citizens in Hong Kong—updated

The UK’s decision to extend residence rights for British Nationals (Overseas) citizens in Hong Kong—updated
Published on: 29 July 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • The UK’s decision to extend residence rights for British Nationals (Overseas) citizens in Hong Kong—updated
  • What is a British Nationals (Overseas) (BN(O))?
  • What was the background to this announcement?
  • What has been announced and what are the implications?
  • Hong Kong BN(O) Visa
  • Application Process
  • Leave Outside the Rules

Article summary

Immigration analysis: The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has announced that the government will be implementing new arrangements for British Nationals (Overseas) (BN(O)s) in Hong Kong following the Chinese Government’s imposition of a national security law on the country in breach of the Sino-British Joint Declaration. Kelly Whiter, partner at Fladgate LLP, addresses the legal implications of the UK’s decision, including details of the ‘Hong Kong BN(O) Visa’ route. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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