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Getting an Emergency Travel Document

British ConsulateNote that an emergency travel document lets you leave another country if you can’t get a new or replacement British passport in time to travel. This would normally be called consular services and you need to contact the British Embassy or British Consulate in the country where you had lost your passport.

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Passport Fees for British Overseas

British ConsulateThe cost of obtaining a British passport for those British nationals overseas has been reduced by 35%. Personally I don’t understand with all the changes that have made when applying for a passport in order to save costs, then reduce the fees. Personally I would prefer they kept the cost the same and made the process more convenient as it was before.

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BNO Visa Free Countries

British ConsulateIf 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. If you have any questions about your BNO renewal then you should contact the British Embassy in Hong Kong for more information.

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BNO Renewal in Hong Kong

British ConsulateIn 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.

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Top 10 Expat Destinations

British ConsulateIf you have ever wondered what the top 10 expat destination are then you need not think to much about as the British government has kept track of everyone and has provided this is a table format under the British Abroad publication which have also listed here.

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British Embassy in Hong Kong

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If you are in Hong Kong then you will find the British Embassy in Hong Kong listed below. 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.

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British Immigration 2013

British ConsulateA look at the year in review from the stats released by the British government makes for interesting reading. The bulk of visa extension had been from a handful of countries making up 68% of the visa extensions.

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Celebration of 40 years in Vietnam

British ConsulateVietnam – 19 December 2013. The British warship Daring docked in Vietnam at the port of Tien Sa close to the city of Da Nang. This will be a 4 day call at the port in celebration of 40 years of diplomatic relations between the UK and Vietnam.

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