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【重要消息‼️】BN(O) 簽證更新(2024年3月14日)



Home Office 內政部於2024年3月14日對英國國民(海外)簽證政策作出以下更新,根據

”EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM TO THE STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN IMMIGRATION RULES PRESENTED TO PARLIAMENT ON 14 MARCH 2024 (HC 590)”當中5.27:


  • 如申請人之前曾經申請移除「不得領取公共經濟援助 No recourse to Public Funds (NRPF)」嘅限制,係申請簽證續期時,如果仍然符合有關條件,即可以將有關狀況延續至新批核嘅續期簽證(請注意⚠️如之前沒有申請移除「不得領取公共經濟援助(No Recourse to Public Funds)」嘅限制,BNO Visa持有人並不會因為申請簽證續期而自動獲移除「不得領取公共經濟援助 No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) 」嘅限制。如有需要,仍然需要作出Change of Conditions申請。BNO Visa仍然受「不得領取公共經濟援助 No recourse to Public Funds (NRPF) 」限制,此次修改並非如坊間傳聞所指BNO Visa自動豁免NRPF。)



  • 當申請人申請30個月續期簽證時,容許決策者將現有簽證有效期最多28日疊加於有關申請之上,這樣會確保申請人能夠完成入藉所要求的五年有效居住期,而不需要再作任何短期簽證申請。

  • 確保同時持有英國國民(海外)及英國公民國籍人士的家庭成員可以選擇透過英國國民(海外)簽證的渠道申請逗留。



  • 當成年受養人嘅情況有變更,而佢哋不能夠繼續獨立生活,將容許成年受養人喺主申請人已到達英國後,再作出申請,從而會合主申請人。(註:以往成年受養人需要與主申請人同時申請英國國民(海外)簽證,即現時已取消有關限制)

  • 基於伴侶受養人及成年收養人可以後來會合主申請人嚟到英國,會移除有關伴侶及成年受養簽證有效期需與主申請人同時完結嘅安排。這會容許UKVI工作員喺批核嘅時候,對有關家庭成員批出完整簽證期。



  • 容許只因正申請政治庇護,而有入境條件限制(on immigrantion bail)人士,申請英國國民(海外)簽證。

部分嘅修訂有賴大家向我哋提出,我哋先可以向政府相關部門反映同埋更正,我哋亦十分歡迎內政部積極考慮有關情況。所以,請緊記簽證申請及任何相關問題均十分重要!如有任何需要,請諮詢專業意見或者聯絡我哋,以免對自己嘅入境狀況有任何影響。所有內容以英文版( https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/65f18e90133c22b8eecd3893/E03091226_-HC_590-_EXPLANATORY_MEMORANDUM__Web_Accessible_.pdf )為準。




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Changes to the Hong Kong British National (Overseas (BN(O)) route

5.27 Changes are being made to the route that will:

  • Enable applicants to be granted further permission to stay on the route with access to public funds where they have previously varied their permission to remove the no access to public funds condition and continue to meet the eligibility requirements to be granted access to public funds.

  • Allow decision makers to add up to 28 days of existing permission under the BN(O) route onto an applicant's further permission to stay where the applicant has applied for a 30-month visa. This will assist them in completing a five-year qualifying period required for settlement, without having to make a further temporary permission application.

  • Ensure eligible family members of an individual who holds both BN(O) status and British citizenship can apply on the BN(O) route.

  • Allow Adult Dependent Relatives on the BN(O) route to apply later to join the main applicant in the UK where there has been a change in their circumstances, and they can no longer live independently.

  • Remove the requirement for partners and adult dependent relatives to have their permission end on the same date as the main applicant where they can apply to join them later in the UK. This will allow UKVI caseworkers to grant family members the full length of permission they apply for.

  • Enable those who are on immigration bail solely because they have claimed asylum in the UK to apply on the BN(O) route.

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