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BN(O) visa app spikes in popularity in Hong Kong after Britain moves to make process completely digital

Hongkongers looking to settle in Britain, many of them motivated by worries over the city’s future, rushed to download a smartphone app to apply for the country’s new BN(O) visa scheme after the Home Office made the process completely digital on Tuesday.The app, called “UK Immigration: ID Check”, was originally designed to allow citizens of the European Economic Area – a bloc comprising EU member states along with Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway – to apply for British visas. But the Home…Hongkongers looking to settle in Britain, many of them motivated by worries over the city’s future, rushed to download a smartphone app to apply for the country’s new BN(O) visa scheme after the Home Office made the process completely digital on Tuesday.The app, called “UK Immigration: ID Check”, was originally designed to allow citizens of the European Economic Area – a bloc comprising EU member states along with Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway – to apply for British visas. But the Home…Read MoreSouth China Morning Post