BNO – Live Questions from the Consul General

British Consulate

The British Consulate in Hong Kong will be holding a live Facebook session on the 18th August 2016 where you can ask questions to the Consul General Caroline Wilson. Starts at 1pm Hong Kong time. Considering all the tension the live session should be very interesting.

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British High Commission in Port Louis

British Consulate

On holiday and in need of assistance while in Mauritius. The contact details for the British High Commission has been added below with a map to the Embassy. They can provide you with consular assistance if you have ended up in trouble. This includes getting you an emergency travel document if you had lost you current passport while on holiday.

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Consular Assistance 2014/15

British Embassy

These are the stats released by the FCO for consular assistance over the 2014/15 period. You will note that the stats for assistance is very high however it has come down a bit. You can read the full documents on this website for more information here.

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BNO does not need visa for Schengen area

British Embassy

The German Embassy in Hong Kong confirms on their website that BN(O), HKSAR or Macau SAR passport do not need a visa to visit the Schengen Area as a tourist for up to 90 days in any 6-month period. You may however not take up employment while in the Schengen area.

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Current wait times for UK visa – Hong Kong

British Consulate

If you are visiting the UK then you should check your status as a Chinese passport is not the same as a BNO passport. The listing below are listed by the FCO but does not take these into account. These are for settlement visas as well as for the UK visitors visa and you should also look at the approximate visa fees.

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Current wait times for UK visa – Thailand

British Embassy

If you are taking your Thai girlfriend home then you might as well consider the current wait times in Bangkok Thailand. The UK Embassy in Bangkok has the following listed for 2016. The time listing below are for the year 2016. Most of the visa applications are processed very fast. You can see this in details below if you are ...

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Hospitals in Mongolia

British Embassy

The following hospitals is what the British Embassy in Mongolia has listed as hospitals which expats and tourist may find useful in the event of an accident. These hospitals are not a recommendation and only provided as a service for foreigners in Mongolia.

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British newborn in Singapore

British Embassy

If you have given birth in Singapore then you will not get much help from the British High Commission in Singapore with the birth registration. The births now have to be done via mail. See British born abroad for the documents and the posting address in the UK to register the birth.

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British Embassy in Tonga

British Embassy

Please note that there is no British Embassy in Tonga and you will have to obtain advice from the British High Commission in Fiji. Note the emergency telephone number below if you need assistance after being arrested or after being attacked or involved in an accident or the victim of a crime. Note that they do not handle visa inquiries.

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