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British National (Overseas) Passport Application
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For Persons 16 Years or Over
The British National (Overseas) status is for life; you may continue to renew your BN(O) passport.
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION
To make an application: you must be in Hong Kong at the time of application. you should produce the completed application form with: 
your existing BN(O) passport for cancellation;  your Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card;  Two photographs of yourself which must be:

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your parent's Hong Kong Identity Card or

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passport if you are under 18 years of age. (In certain cases you may be asked to produce further documentary evidence of your identity and nationality, e.g. birth, naturalisation or registration certificates.) Photographic copies of documents are NOT acceptable. Countersignature - you need to have the application form and your photograph countersigned, if: ❏ your passport has been lost / damaged or is unavailable or ❏ your existing passport was issued with restricted validity or ❏ the passport officer so requires. (See Note 8 for requirements of countersignatory) For passport fees - check with Passport Section or our website. Payment must be either by Visa, MasterCard, EPS or in cash. Cheques are NOT acceptable. ❏ ❏ ❏

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Note 1 Type of Passport Select 32 or 48 page (for frequent travellers) passport. Note 2 Personal Particulars You must complete this section. If you were born outside Hong Kong, give the town and country of birth. Note 3 Changes Documents required to support the Change of Name: your Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card showing the change and deed poll, or marriage certificate, etc. A fee will be levied for any changes.
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Note 4 For Passport which has been Lost / Damaged or is Unavailable Give full details in this section about the loss, damage or unavailability of your passport, and provide any additional information in Section 5. For cases of lost passport, a police loss report is required. Please complete a "Lost or Stolen Passport Notification" (Form LS01) which can be obtained from the Passport Section or downloaded via our website. In addition, Section 8 must be completed and signed by a countersignatory (see Note 8). A replacement passport will only be issued after extensive enquiries. Note 5 Other Information and Box for Initialling Give any additional information in this section. You must initial in the box provided. Note 6 Declaration IMPORTANT: You must sign WITHIN the signature box provided. The signature will be scanned onto your new passport. Failure to comply with this instruction may invalidate the application form. If you are unable to write, your left thumbprint should be placed in the bottom left area of this section (not in the signature box) and duly witnessed by the person who completes Section 8. If you are unable to write due to a disability, the person responsible for your welfare may sign on your behalf in the area for thumbprint stated above, and give an explanation in Section 5. Note 7 Consent from Parent if you are Under 18 years of age This section should be completed and signed by your parent if you are under 18 years of age except where you are married (in which case a marriage certificate should be produced). If you are illegitimate, your mother should give consent. Note 8 Countersignature (See Important Information on front page to find out if you need a coutersignature) If a countersignature is required, this section must be completed and signed by a professional person (e.g. Teacher, Lawyer, Bank Official, an established Civil Servant, Police Officer, Doctor or a person of similar standing), who has known you personally for at least two years, and who is either a British National or Commonwealth Citizen. You must fully complete and sign the form before this section is countersigned. The countersignatory should also write on the back of ONE of your PHOTOGRAPHS the words “I certify that this is a true likeness of (give full name of the passport holder)” then sign and date it. Procedures include a check on the authenticity of the countersignatories. Relatives must NOT countersign this section.

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PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO :

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BN(O) Passport Section British Consulate-General, Hong Kong 1 Supreme Court Road, Hong Kong
OPENING HOURS: (Subject to change without prior notice)
Monday - Friday 08 45 - 15 00 08 45 - 16 30 (application) (collection)

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FOR ENQUIRIES:
Tel No.: (852) 2901 3222 Website: www.britishconsulate.org.hk E-mail Address: BNOpassport@fco.gov.uk Fax No.: (852) 2901 3046
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4. FOR PASSPORT WHICH HAS BEEN LOST / DAMAGED OR IS UNAVAILABLE (See Note 4)

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