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HM Passport Office: passports policy

Passports policy publications.

Information and guidance on HM Passport Office passport policy.

Documents

  1. HM Forces passport applications
  2. Biometric passports
  3. Children's applications: change of name
  4. Damaged and faulty passports
  5. Posting passports and documents
  6. Observations in passports
  7. Naturalisation certificates
  8. Searches
  9. Countersignatories
  10. Passports: marriage guidance
  11. Birth certificates and the full birth certificate policy
  12. Restricted validity passports
  13. Treaty rights
  14. Registration certificates
  15. Regional office interview process
  16. Legitimation and domicile
  17. Refusing and withdrawing passport facilities and withdrawal of applications
  18. Immigration and right of abode
  19. Adoption
  20. Prisoners
  21. Preventing and resolving errors on passports
  22. Photographic standards
  23. Check & Send service
  24. Cancellation of passports
  25. General information and application types
  26. Royal Prerogative
  27. Biometric residence permits for foreign nationals
  28. Visas and travel requirements
  29. Foreign documents
  30. Examiner Quality Assurance (EQA)
  31. Application fees and refunds
  32. Collection and submission of passports at the counter
  33. Titles included in passports
  34. Home Office status letters
  35. Storage, destruction and retention of documents
  36. Customer conduct
  37. Travelling to Libya
  38. Lost, stolen and recovered passports - LSR team policy
  39. Lost, stolen and recovered passports - examiner policy
  40. British national (overseas) and British dependent territories citizens
  41. Counter services and upgrades
  42. Children's applications
  43. Freedom of Information (FOI)
  44. Compensation and complaints handling
  45. Documents lost or damaged
  46. Home Office travel documents
  47. Specimen passports
  48. Travel restriction orders
  49. Statutory declarations
  50. Gender recognition
  51. Civil partnership
  52. Dual citizens
  53. Applicants who are unable to write
  54. Date and place of birth
  55. Using Welsh in passports
  56. Customer call back
Published 7 February 2012
Last updated 22 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. HM Forces applications document updated.
  2. Guidance on posting methods for passports and documents added.
  3. First published.