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General Information on Chinese Nationality

Learn the information about the legal framework of Chinese nationality in Hong Kong, the types of changes you can make in relation to Chinese nationality, where to submit applications or obtain further information, and the fees you will be charged here.

Nationality Law of the People's Republic of China

Read the text of the Nationality Law of the People's Republic of China here and find explanations concerning the implementation of this legislation in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Declaration of Change of Nationality

Hong Kong residents who are Chinese citizens holding foreign passports will have to make a declaration of change of nationality to the Immigration Department if they wish to be treated as foreign nationals in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Learn how to make the declaration and learn whether it may affect your right of abode in Hong Kong.

Naturalization as a Chinese National

Learn who are eligible and how to apply for naturalization as a Chinese National. Application forms are available for download here.

Renunciation of Chinese Nationality

Find out who can renounce their Chinese nationality and the steps they should take to do so. Learn whether the renunciation may affect one's right of abode in Hong Kong and download the application form here.

Restoration of Chinese Nationality

Read the guidelines on the restoration of Chinese nationality and learn more about the application process.

Frequently Asked Questions about Chinese Nationality

Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about Chinese Nationality.

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Last revision date: June 2024
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