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29 April 2022 — News story
There has recently been considerable press coverage of people facing holiday cancellations or travel disruption due to waiting times for passports.
4 May 2021 — News story
New electronic system to modernise the way marriages are registered.
11 April 2022 — News story
People are urged not leave their application to the last minute, with demand at an all-time high.
22 February 2020 — News story
The first new blue passports will be issued from March 2020.
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