A protester holds a BN(O) passport during an anti-government demonstration at a Hong Kong shopping centre in May. Photo: Winson Wong A protester holds a BN(O) passport during an anti-government demonstration at a Hong Kong shopping centre in May. Photo: Winson Wong
A protester holds a BN(O) passport during an anti-government demonstration at a Hong Kong shopping centre in May. Photo: Winson Wong

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What is a BN(O) passport, who in Hong Kong is eligible and how will holders be affected by London’s plan to relax visa rules?

  • Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged to overhaul Britain’s visa system to accommodate the city’s residents
  • There has been a rush to renew BN(O) documents amid China’s plans for a new security law for the city

Topic |   Hong Kong Basic Law
A protester holds a BN(O) passport during an anti-government demonstration at a Hong Kong shopping centre in May. Photo: Winson Wong A protester holds a BN(O) passport during an anti-government demonstration at a Hong Kong shopping centre in May. Photo: Winson Wong
A protester holds a BN(O) passport during an anti-government demonstration at a Hong Kong shopping centre in May. Photo: Winson Wong
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