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 part of the Home Office.

Read more about what we do


Our announcements

  1. New interim Director General appointed to HMPO

    • 10 November 2014
    • News story
  2. HM Passport Office

    • 13 October 2014
    • Written statement to Parliament

See all our announcements

Our publications

Our statistics

Our management

  • Paul Pugh

    Registrar General for England and Wales

Contact HM Passport Office

General enquiries

2nd Floor Peel Building
NE Mailpoint A2
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, 2nd Floor
Peel NE Mailpoint A2
Marsham Street


Please only use for Freedom of information requests

Corporate information

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