HKARC aims to provide legal advice, material assistance, and mental health support to those who are settling in the UK because of the recent events in Hong Kong.
Hong Kongers in Britain
Hong Kongers in Britain ( 英國港僑協會) aim to unite the people of Hong Kong in the UK, and build an alliance with the international HongKongers community.
Hong Kong Link Up
Hong Kong Link Up is a non profit organisation which links British residents with Hong Kongers arriving in the UK.
D4HK's Electoral Action Group provides help and support for eligible HKers to register as UK voters and advocate for HKers in UK census and elections.
The following UKxHK organisations all have a role in helping Hong Kongers settling in the UK. Some would happily take on more volunteers, and some accept direct donations. Please refer to the individual organisation on the details of their operations.
UK x HK
UK Welcomes HongKongers
The U.K. and Hong Kong have a relationship spanning over 180 years, and in 2021, a new leaf is turned with the new UK BN(O) visa route made available to HongKongers who are eligible British nationals. Together with other existing routes, the UK is expecting many HongKongers leaving their troubled home town and settling in the UK in 2021 and beyond.
Other organisations and resources supporting HKers to settle and integrating in the UK:
Asylum seeking can be a daunting process: the legal system can be confusing to navigate, applicants may feel frustrated, isolated, scared and helpless. The UKxHK organisations and others (some listed below) are here to provide help and support to asylum seekers, and advocate for improvement in the system.
This handbook (in Chinese) is specially designed for Hongkongers and contains the successful experience of claiming asylum in the UK. Please be sure to familiarise with the rules yourself (Last updated 2021-March ).
An older FAQ (bilingual in Chinese and English) written before Jan-2021 (hence some of the info may be outdated) can be found here.