September 9, 2014BNO RenewalComments Off on BNO British Citizenship
Want to know about BNO British Citizenship. The question has been asked many times if the holder of a BNO can obtain British citizenship. The answer is yes and now and there is a law which came into effect in 2010 which cleared the issue well enough. This being the Section 4B of the British Nationality Act 1981.
These are the BNO Visa Free Countries. If you hold onto a BNO passport then you can enter the UK for 6 months without the need for a visa. The following countries also do not require a visa when traveling on a BNO passport. The listing is from the older British government website which no long holds any BNO information. Likewise if you have any questions about your BNO renewal then you should contact the British Embassy in Hong Kong for more information.
December 1, 2013BNO RenewalComments Off on BNO Renewal in Hong Kong
See the BNO Renewal in Hong Kong. In 2012 the South China Morning Post wrote a good article on BNO renewal and how this affects the more than 3.4 million citizens of Hong Kong. You can renew your BNO status even when your passport has expired however it does come at a price. This is the bno passport renewal process.
If you are in Hong Kong then you will find the British Embassy in Hong Kong or British Consulate listed below. Likewise if you wish to visit Britain then you can apply for a British visa in Hong Kong. If you are married to a British national then speak to the embassy and if you wish to renew or apply for an emergency British passport then the embassy in Hong Kong will be able to assist.
This is the renew British passport page on the website. You need to complete the forms correctly as 1 in every 8 applications for a British passport which needs to be renewed is rejected as being incomplete. There are a number of forms each for a different type of passport depending on your age or if it is a ‘Smart’ passport or not. They are listed below with the documents linked from the Home Affairs website.