December 4, 2018BNO RenewalComments Off on BNO was never meant to be?
BNO was never meant to be?. It was always the premise of the press that the main reason why BNO holders cannot get dual nationality was because the Chinese government would never allow it. This view has however changed this year with documents being made available from the 1980’s that Britain had no intention of allowing Hong Kong residents to become British nationals and that it was not the Chinese government after all. See also BNO renewal.
December 4, 2018BNO RenewalComments Off on BNO Passports – Will it work?
BNO Passports – Will it work? An interest thought has come up with regards to the BNO passport and if it will ever amount to anything and should it allow Hong Kong residents the right to abode in Britain without creating a new problem that many do not think about. Chinese citizens are not allowed to legally hold dual citizenship and the Chinese government has shown that they have no issue revoking citizenship of Chinese nationals with dual nationalities.
September 30, 2017BNO RenewalComments Off on Residents in Hong Kong Seek British Passports
Residents in Hong Kong Seek British Passports. Now 20 years since its return to China, Hong Kong residents are again rushing to secure British passports. This as a safety net in the event of more possible problems ahead such as social unrest or the erosion of civil liberties in Hong Kong. With the “occupy” street protests of 2014, and increasing calls for independence more residents in Hong Kong are looking for a way out in the event of any unrest. The BNO passport applications are still being renewed in Hong Kong as an insurance policy.
August 18, 2016BNO RenewalComments Off on Hong Kong Consular Q&A – BNO
Hong Kong Consular Q&A – BNO. If you missed the Q&A session with the Hong Kong General Consul then we have it listed below. The questions had been very interesting and the answers, well you decide what you would make of it yourself. The first question was a tough one.
August 14, 2016BNO RenewalComments Off on Past British Consul of Hong Kong
Past British Consul of Hong Kong. Since there is going to be another talk on Hong Kong and the BNO holders this week on Facebook I might just as well show the last interview or questions and answers from the last Consul General in Hong Kong.
August 14, 2016BNO RenewalComments Off on BNO – Live Questions from the Consul General
BNO – Live Questions from the Consul General. 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.
May 11, 2016BNO RenewalComments Off on BNO does not need visa for Schengen area
BNO does not need visa for Schengen area. 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.
This is the BNO Holder visa for Dubai. Firstly if you hold a BNO passport then you will need to apply for a visa for the UAE before leaving Hong Kong. The UAE is not a visa free country. Finally the contact details and documents have been added below so contact the UAE Embassy in Hong Kong for more information and assistance.
Likewise you will note that BNO passport holders need visa for Vietnam. If you are from Hong Kong and hold a BNO passport then the Vietnamese Embassy states that you will need to have a visa to visit Vietnam. British passport holders do not need a Vietnamese visa however you will require one to visit the country.