- jhungaryLv 71 十年前最愛解答
Of courseyou can still apply for BNO, BNO is avaliable to applyto any one who have registered as a British National Oversea. As long as you have registered, youwill be able to renew no matter how long ago it expired.
Thething is, if you do not have your old passport,you need to go to thepolice and report it stolen, otherwise,it will be harder and it took longer to retrieve your detail if you simply saying youthrow your old passport away.
Therer are stilla option for you to renew your passport if you cannot provide the old one. But it wouldbe extremely easier if you have a police report, in case you cannot providethe old passport.
This thing happen in 185 british pound
2009-12-17 00:04:33 補充：
it doesn't matter when cos they will notask you when you lost your passport. You can still report it stolen.
2009-12-18 01:15:18 補充：
You can still applyif you did not reportit stolen, but you will need to wait extra long toget it. I had a BOC passport before (now a BC passport),there is 3 options regarding renewing a passport.
2009-12-18 01:16:07 補充：
1.) You have the old expired passport,you mail your application with your old passport, they will give you back with a new passport, but they will cut offthe corner of the old one.
2009-12-18 01:17:27 補充：
2.) You do not have an expired passport but youdid not report it stolen. They will need to retrieve your recordfrom Passport office/Home Office, they will need extra time to verify that you are the owner of that passport. Not because of the passport itself, it's you.
2009-12-18 01:18:19 補充：
3.) You do not have the expired passport, but you have reported it stolen, the police report indicated that that was you who lost the passport, so the passport will be issueto you "The passport holder"
2009-12-18 01:19:27 補充：
basically2and 3 have the same procedure, but the different is, if someone get a hold ofyour passport, they can send that passport and send in a new renew request, without police statement, UK government will not know if the application is to the true Passport Holder
2009-12-18 01:20:47 補充：
so if you does not have police report anddoesnot have the old passport, it is harder for you to get renew.
2009-12-18 01:22:17 補充：
No,they don't, they do not have any record of you and your passportdata, passport data is stored under Passport Office (Home Office),in BNO case, FCO. Consulate shouldnot know if you have the Passport orthedetail, FCO does tho
- GaryLv 71 十年前
BN(O) is a permanent identity. So as soon as you have accquired the passport, then your eligibility will stay with you for life.
In this case, simply go to a police station and get a police report for the lost passport. It should do the work.
Also, apply in person will be the best method for you.
2009-12-17 01:54:00 補充：
Basically, a police report means you are sworn under oath that what you are saying is truth. (The police will not attempt to recover it. But they administer the oath that so that you will not lie and you will bear the criminal responsibility for the lying).
So, you should get it without problems.
2009-12-18 03:15:13 補充：
The computer record is not served for this purpose. In other word, the police report serves as the official document for the passport to be canceled.