6. Are non-Chinese persons or ethnic minorities entitled to the same rights as Chinese persons in Hong Kong?

Legal rights in Hong Kong stem from the legal statuses of Chinese citizenship and Hong Kong permanent residence. They do not depend on race. As has been mentioned, persons who are not of Chinese race may qualify for permanent residence in Hong Kong and can also apply to be naturalised as Chinese citizens. If they are successful, they will acquire the same legal rights in Hong Kong as locally born Chinese persons. More information on how foreigners can apply to be naturalised as Chinese citizens can be found in the relevant question and answer.

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