Hongkongers on Monday began applying in person for a new British National (Overseas) visa that will open a path to citizenship in that country. Photo: Sam Tsang Hongkongers on Monday began applying in person for a new British National (Overseas) visa that will open a path to citizenship in that country. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hongkongers on Monday began applying in person for a new British National (Overseas) visa that will open a path to citizenship in that country. Photo: Sam Tsang

First Hongkongers head to North Point to apply for new BN(O) visas as Executive Council member pours cold water on scheme

  • Parents with small children dominate a slightly busier than normal day at Britain’s visa centre in city
  • But Exco’s Regina Ip dismisses new programme, saying it will draw those with ‘no skills and qualifications’

Topic |   British National (Overseas) passport
Hongkongers on Monday began applying in person for a new British National (Overseas) visa that will open a path to citizenship in that country. Photo: Sam Tsang Hongkongers on Monday began applying in person for a new British National (Overseas) visa that will open a path to citizenship in that country. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hongkongers on Monday began applying in person for a new British National (Overseas) visa that will open a path to citizenship in that country. Photo: Sam Tsang
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