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BNO Visa︱The British House of Commons vetoed the relaxation bill

2021-12-07T21:11:01.478Z

The House of Commons in the UK yesterday (7th) discussed an amendment to determine whether a person born after 1997 and one of his parents has a British National (Overseas) passport (BNO) status can apply for a BNO visa. The amendment ultimately does not



The House of Commons in the UK yesterday (7th) discussed an amendment to determine whether a person born after 1997 and one of his parents has a British National (Overseas) passport (BNO) status can apply for a BNO visa.

The amendment was ultimately not accepted.


The undersecretary for border immigration, Kevin Foster, pointed out that the amendment does not impose an age limit, and it can also be extended to children of BNO passport holders who have never set foot in Hong Kong. There are some problems.

He also said that people who are not eligible to apply for a BNO visa still have ways to travel to the UK, such as as students and working holiday status.

He added that there are 1,000 working holiday places each year, which is more than the number of applicants.

In view of the fact that Hong Kong people born after 1997 are not eligible to independently apply for BNO visas, more than 20 cross-party members in the UK proposed amendments to the Nationality and Boundary Act to allow Hong Kong people whose parents have a BNO status even if they do not have a BNO. You can also apply for a BNO visa.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian responded yesterday (7th), “China has repeatedly reiterated its position on the so-called British overseas passport issue. , Doomed to fail too."

BNO︱Britain will discuss relaxation of restrictions. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China: harming others and detrimental to oneself, is doomed to fail. BNO VISA︱BNO VISA︱British MPs advocate relaxation of applications to help young Hong Kong social activists to go to the UK and the Philippines. The borders will be opened on December 1. Special zones have been vaccinated and BNO passport holders Some people benefited from BNO visas ︱ 24,000 people applied for BNO residence in 8 months in the third quarter, a total of 89,000 cases

Source: hk1

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