Hong Kong British National (Overseas) Visa (BNO)

The Hong Kong British National (Overseas) visa otherwise known as a BN(O) visa is a new immigration route that was opened by the UK Government for applications on the 31st January 2021. Hong Kong citizens who have British National (Overseas) status and their close family members can apply for the BN(O) visa.

What the BN(O) visa application means

All Hong Kong British National (Overseas) passport holders can apply for the new BN(O) visa and successful applicants will be able to work and study in the UK as well as make use of the NHS services. BN(O) passport holders can also apply for their family members.

Supporting Hong Kong BN(O) citizens with all their legal needs

Geldards is one of the UK’s leading, regional, full-service law firms. We work with a wide range of individuals in the UK and internationally.

Led by Natalie Haydon-Yeung, a Cantonese-speaker, whose family originate from Hong Kong, Geldards have a wide network of legal professionals who can assist Hong Kong British National (Overseas) citizens and their family members with their relocation to the UK.

Our lawyers are specialists in all aspects of UK law that BN(O) applicants and their families require to successfully relocate and establish themselves.

Specifically, Geldards can assist with immediate needs such as:

  • Purchasing properties whether this be freehold or leasehold
  • Setting up businesses
  • Making a Will/Power of Attorney/Administration of Estates
  • Family and Children matters
  • Wealth Protection
  • Tax matters

Natalie and the team also collaborate with a wide range of other professional advisers needed to successfully relocate you and your family to the UK. These include professionals specialising in immigration, financial, tax and mortgage advice.

For further advice and legal guidance needed to secure your future in the UK, please contact Natalie Haydon-Yeung on 07876872215 or any member of the Geldards BN(O) team below.

You can also find more information in the videos below:


Language Notification
We can only deliver our advice and services to you in English. By instructing us to act for you in this matter, you accept that it is your responsibility to arrange for correspondence and documents sent to you to be translated so that you understand them and to have translated into English any correspondence you send to us. We will act upon your instructions based upon the English translation.

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