The Immigration Department announced that BN(O) passports could not be used to enter or exit Hong Kong from January 31. Photo: Bloomberg The Immigration Department announced that BN(O) passports could not be used to enter or exit Hong Kong from January 31. Photo: Bloomberg
The Immigration Department announced that BN(O) passports could not be used to enter or exit Hong Kong from January 31. Photo: Bloomberg

Hong Kong banks told to stop accepting BN(O) passports while inmates with dual nationality forced to choose

  • Lenders told to follow Immigration Department in refusing to recognise the documents as valid identification
  • Western governments express alarm over move to require inmates to declare a nationality, saying it could infringe upon an individual’s rights

Topic |   British National (Overseas) passport
The Immigration Department announced that BN(O) passports could not be used to enter or exit Hong Kong from January 31. Photo: Bloomberg The Immigration Department announced that BN(O) passports could not be used to enter or exit Hong Kong from January 31. Photo: Bloomberg
The Immigration Department announced that BN(O) passports could not be used to enter or exit Hong Kong from January 31. Photo: Bloomberg
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