HM Passport Office

Latest from the HM Passport Office

  1. Cancel a lost or stolen passport
  2. Places of worship registered for marriage
  3. DNA policy

See all latest documents

What the HM Passport Office does

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 part of the Home Office.

Read more about what we do



  1. Places of worship registered for marriage
  2. DNA policy
  3. See all publications


  1. HMPO performance data 2012 to 2013
  2. IPS performance data 2010 to 2011
  3. See all statistics

Our management

Mark Thomson
Mark Thomson
Director General, Her Majesty's Passport Office, Registrar General for England and Wales

Contact HM Passport Office

General enquiries

HM Passport Office
PO Box 767
United Kingdom


0300 222 0000

Press enquiries

For journalists only

020 7035 3535

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


Passport advice

0300 222 0000

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

General Register Office

0300 123 1837

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 using the details below.

Freedom of information requests

Parliamentary and diplomatic enquiries team
Her Majesty's Passport Office
Globe House
89 Eccleston Square
United Kingdom

Please only use for Freedom of information requests

Corporate information

Jobs and contracts

  1. Working for HM Passport Office
  2. Jobs

Read about the types of information we routinely publish in our Publication scheme. Our Personal information charter explains how we treat your personal information.