What we do

HM Passport Office is the sole issuer of UK passports and responsible for civil registration services through the General Register Office.

HM Passport Office is an executive agency of the Home Office.

Read more about what we do

We work on these topics

  1. Equality, rights and citizenship

    The government is working to make Britain a fair, free and democratic society open to those who are willing to contribute to British life. Read more


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Contact HM Passport Office

General enquiries

4th Floor, Peel Building
2 Marsham Street

Telephone: 0300 222 0000

Press enquiries

This service is for members of the media only. The Home Office press office handles all media enquiries for HM Passport Office.


The line is open from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday, and from 9am to 5.30pm weekends and public holidays. Calls to 0300 numbers are charged at your network provider's standard national rate.

Birth, marriage and death certificates

The line is open 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday, and 9am to 4pm on Saturday.

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question
  3. Make a new request by contacting us at:

Freedom of information requests

Parliamentary and diplomatic enquiries team
Home Office, 4th Floor
Peel SE, Mailpoint D
2 Marsham Street


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Corporate information

Read about the types of information we routinely publish in our Publication scheme.

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