The UK Government further clarifies BN(O) citizens status in the UK as a first step to residence that can lead to full British nationality in the future
Recent discussions in the UK have suggested that some Hong Kong people might obtain further rights that could eventually lead to full British citizenship
Attaining a HKSAR passport can be reasonably simple, but it can also involve complications. When questions or difficulties occur, it can be stressful and confusing.
A few landmark cases in hong Kong have allowed same-sex couples to apply for dependent visas, to receive spousal benefits in the civil service and to jointly file tax returns.
Foreign domestic helpers are not considered to have “ordinary residence” in Hong Kong, therefore, they cannot meet the requirements for obtaining Right of Abode status.
Individuals thinking about immigrating to Hong Kong should understand the rights afforded by each status before starting the visa application process
Hong Kong’s immigration laws are strictly enforced by way of fines and, more usually, imprisonment.
The Quality Migrant Admission Scheme is to provide admissions criteria under which applicants can reside and work in Hong Kong without a prior offer of local employment
Hong Kong immigration policy is designed to accommodate investors, entrepreneurs and working professionals. This contributes to making it one of the most business-friendly jurisdictions in the world.
Unless a person has the right of abode or right to land in Hong Kong, he/she requires a visa/entry permit to work, study, establish or join in any business, take up residence or to stay in the Hong Kong SAR as a visitor longer than the allowed visa-free period.