Hadi Law

British National (Overseas) Visa

Providing honest and affordable advice, representation, and legal services to clients nationwide.

At Hadi Law Solicitors, our friendly expert team of Immigration Solicitors specialise in all aspects of British National (Overseas) (BNO) visa and extension applications. The BNO visa is for Hong Kong nationals who hold British national (overseas) status and their dependent family members. Successful BNO visa applicants and their dependants can stay in the UK for up to 30 or 60 months. After 5 years in the UK on a BNO visa, holders can apply to remain indefinitely and British citizenship one year later.

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“They are always accurate and highly experienced in their job. They always keep to an appointment and give you service beyond your expectations. I will recommend my relatives and friends to their office. Thank you so much, Hadi Law Solicitors, who had planted joy and peace in my family by letting them join me here in the UK after many years of battles for them to join me failed. When I met Hadi Law Solicitors, it was sorted out without delay. Thank you once again.”

At Hadi Law Solicitors, our specialist immigration law team adhere to the stringent guidelines defined by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and the Law Society of England and Wales. As one of our valued immigration law clients, you can be assured that we meet the very highest standards when it comes to client care, service, and communication. We will do everything we can to make your BNO visa application efficient and straightforward. If any issues arise, we will immediately advise you on how to overcome them. Once you have secured your BNO visa, our team will always be there for you when you need it, whether to extend your visa, transition to an alternative visa, apply for indefinite leave to remain or advise on UK citizenship in the future.

Please call us for an initial consultation on 01772 447000 or request a callback.

Am I eligible for a BNO visa?

To be eligible for a BNO visa, you must be 18 or older, have British national (overseas) status or be the child of a British national (overseas) who was born on or after 1st July 1997. In addition, your permanent home must be either in Hong Kong or in the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man or Hong Kong. Your family members will also be eligible for a BNO visa as your dependant; this may include your spouse, unmarried partner, child or grandchild under 18, or your partner’s child under 18. It is also possible for your parent, grandparent, brother, sister, son or daughter (18 or older) to join you, but they must live with you and be dependent on you because of illness, disability or age.

How much does it cost to apply for a BNO visa?

There are two fees payable when applying for a BNO visa: the application fee and the healthcare surcharge. The application fee is currently £180 if applying for 2 years and 6 months or £250 if applying for 5 years. The healthcare surcharge for adults is currently £1,560 (for visas of 2 years and 6 months) and £3,120 (for visas of 5 years). The healthcare surcharge for children under 18) is £1,175 and £2,350, respectively

Why choose us?

Every individual within our immigration team is committed to providing honest and affordable guidance, representation, and legal assistance to all our clients. Our Immigration Law Solicitors are here to assist you in collating all required documentation for your BNO visa application and addressing any arising issues. Moreover, they will offer guidance on viable options for extending your stay in the UK once your visa reaches its expiration, including indefinite leave to remain and citizenship.

“Hadi Law Solicitors did an amazing job with our visa application. They were thorough and easy to talk with. I researched which solicitors were best beforehand, and the research was worth it. Although the home office took such a long time, Hadi Law proved to be the best choice! I’m so thankful for Hadi Law. Everyone I spoke to showed professionalism, empathy and knowledge. Thank you, Hadi Law Solicitors, for everything. A special thank you to Zeemal and Ivan Sou.”

 For further information on applying for any UK Visa, speak to us on 01772 447000 or reach out to us on our 7 day a week WhatsApp helpline 07869760533.

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