UK passport application backlog

A backlog of more than 400,000 passport applications has mounted due to disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, figures show. Home Office minister Baroness Williams said reduced staffing to allow social distancing meant forms were taking longer to process. She said steps were being taken to increase capacity after travel restrictions were eased. But those […]

Home Secretary announces details of the Hong Kong BN(O) Visa

New immigration route for BN(O) citizens The UK will open a ‘Hong Kong BN(O) Visa’ for BN(O) citizens and their close family members from January 2021. You’ll be able to apply for this route from outside or inside the UK. You’ll be able to apply to enter or remain in the UK for an initial […]