Coventry British National Overseas (BNO)

The Migration Team offers an array of support to the BNO’s who are expected to arrive in Coventry or currently residing here. Our support includes advice and guidance on:

  • Housing and Services
  • Accessing Education
  • Healthcare
  • Employment
  • Starting a Business
  • English Language Support
  • Accessing Public Funds (if eligible)

The team has a dedicated BNO Coordinator who provides a dedicates support helping to connect new arrivals with local community/ faith groups and other organisations across the city, along with providing advice and guidance on how to access services such as banking, employment, ESOL and much more.

If you would like to contact the Migration Team and learn more about the support given, email 

West Midlands Welcome Hub

Hong Kong British Nationals Overseas (BNOs) status holders can apply for a new immigration route, enabling them and their dependents to come to the UK to live, work and study on a pathway to citizenship. The West Midlands Welcome Hub (WMWH) has been set up to support new arrivals from Hong Kong on the British Nationals Overseas (BNOs) visa to access information to help their integration into the UK.

You can access a range of supporting information from the WMWH