Further details on each sections will follow. Please bear with us, thank you.
NEWS ~ 22/07/2020
The UK government has unveiled the conditions.
BNO holders will allow to apply for either
30 months' leave to remain or,
Five years' leave to remain
And then eventully become British citizens.
BNO Visa route will open from January 2021. Eligible BNO holders are able to apply both inside and outside the UK.
英居留30個月，再續 30 個月 或
Refer to the document: New Immigration Route - BNO visa for further details
請參閱文檔: 移民英國的新政策 - BNO 簽證 了解更多詳情
The UK government has announced on the 1st July 2020, British National Overseas (BNO) passport holders will be offered a five-years visa and a path to British citizenship.
The Path to British Citizenship (BC)
What is 5+1?
1. 5-years visa to work or study
2. Eligible to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) status
3. ILR = No time limit to stay in the UK
4. After 1-year on ILR – eligible to apply for British Citizenship
1. 5年簽證 - 可工作或學習
2. 5年之後便有資格申請 Indefinite Leave to Remain(ILR)無限期居留的身份
3. ILR = 在英國停留的時間沒有限制 (無限期居留的)
4. 在ILR滿1年後 - 可以申請成為英國公民(BC)
Please visit our webpage for more details
BNO Holders' children who were born in 97 or later and are older than 18 years old will be able to apply if they are part of a family.
According to the letter written by the Home Secretary Priti Patel MP on 12th June 2020, "the definition of dependants so that the scheme is coherent with other areas of the Immigration Rules, ( i.e. spouse/partner and under-18 children).”
This was a letter for the earlier 12-months scheme. Home Office will need to release further details for the 5-years scheme.
No public funds – cannot claim any benefits
Will have to show enough savings to support oneself and family while living in the UK. The amount is yet to be decided by Home Office.
不可領取以公帑支付的社會福利 (public funds)
需要証明銀行戶口有一定的存款 ; BNO持有人銀行存款需要足夠支付本人及其家屬在英國生活所需，內政部有需要發佈更多金額細節。
It is not yet clear whether citizenship for dependants will be by registration or naturalisation. If dependents aged 18 or over are required to naturalise, then they would need to sit an Exam on Life in the UK and English language. Under 18 and over 65 are exempted from the test.
“School aged children of BN(O) visa holders will have access to public education.”
Infants & Reception (Pre-Prep) – Reception (before age 5)
Key Stage 1
Year 1 (age 5-6)
Year 2 (age 6-7)
Key Stage 2
Years 3 (age 7-8) to Year 6 (age10-11)
Key Stage 3
Years 7(age 11-12) to Year 9 (age 13-14)
Years 10 (age 14-15) to Year 11 (age 15-16)
A-Levels (Sixth Form)
Years 12-13 (age 16-18)
Key Stage 1 (國家課程第一階段)
Key Stage 2 (國家課程第二階段)
Key Stage 3 (國家課程第三階段)
Key Stage 4 應考GCSEs (國家課程第四階段, 即初中)
A-Level (Sixth Form 高中)
十二至十三級 (第六級大學預備班，即兩年制預科 A Level高中)
Refer to the document: The British Education System for further details
This depends on where you live (Post code) – same as in Hong Kong.
入讀公立學校取決於您居住的地方 (Post Code) – 與香港相同
For secondary schools (11+) – Grammar and Comprehensive.
中學 (11 歲以上) – Grammar School (文法中學) 和 Comprehensive School (綜合性學校)
Grammar schools are more academic, and pupils are selected by means of examination.
Comprehensive schools have pupils with all abilities and aptitudes being taught together.
Grammar School (文法中學) – 需要考試才可入讀 – (類似香港Band 1 學校)
Comprehensive School (綜合性學校) – 學生不挑不揀不考試就可以入讀
Most state schools are comprehensive school.
Please read our “State Grammar School” post.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-34538222 - English
https://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/trad/uk/2016/09/160916_british_focus_new_grammar_schools - Traditional Chinese
Please read our Application Process for state schools
The school fee will be different for different year group.
走讀生 ~ (每年年 £15,000 - £17,000+, 不同年年級不同價錢)
寄宿生 ~ 非英國居民必須支付海外學生學費 (最少每年£3000+)
Day Pupil Fee ~ (£15,000 - £17,000+ per annum, depends on year group)