British National (Overseas) Passport cover
British national (Overseas) passport, commonly known as BN(O), or BN(O) passport. It is a type of British Passport, identity, nationality status, travel document, and enjoy the same level of consular service as British Citizenship with British National (Overseas) status in the third countries. British National (Overseas) passport was first issued in 1987, after the Hong Kong Act 1985 was announced by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as United Kingdom. From the Hong Kong act 1985, it is a new class of British nationality was created.
For holders of British National (Overseas) passport are permanent residents of Hong Kong, or who had carried British Dependent Territory Citizen and has registered BN(O).