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18 July 2023 — News story
New British passports will now bear the title ‘His Majesty’ for the first time since 1952.
2 February 2023 — News story
The government will introduce new passport fees for all applications on 2 February 2023.
4 May 2021 — News story
New electronic system to modernise the way marriages are registered.
22 February 2020 — News story
The first new blue passports will be issued from March 2020.
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