Since January 31, 2021, Hongkongers can apply for a visa to work or live in Britain for five years, before they are eligible to seek citizenship. Photo: EPA-EFE
Since January 31, 2021, Hongkongers can apply for a visa to work or live in Britain for five years, before they are eligible to seek citizenship. Photo: EPA-EFE

BN(O) scheme: more than 8,500 Hong Kong students estimated to have applied for school places in Britain since September, according to UK report

  • Influx attributed to BN(O) scheme offering pathway to citizenship, with Nottinghamshire getting the most applications
  • Local councils say wave has added unusual pressure to school system

Since January 31, 2021, Hongkongers can apply for a visa to work or live in Britain for five years, before they are eligible to seek citizenship. Photo: EPA-EFE
Since January 31, 2021, Hongkongers can apply for a visa to work or live in Britain for five years, before they are eligible to seek citizenship. Photo: EPA-EFE
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