Publication scheme

The publication scheme specifies the categories of information this agency of the Home Office publishes and explains how to get that information.

We publish information as outlined in the Information Commissioner’s Office guidance.

You can search the GOV.UK Publications section for all HM Passport Office publications.

This publication scheme is not a list of individual publications, but rather a description of the classes or types of information that we are committed to publishing.

Who we are and what we do

What we spend and how we spend it

What are our priorities and how are we doing?

How we make decisions

Our policies and procedures

Our polices

Our strategies and initiatives

Our procedures

Our consultations

Lists and registers

Other classes

We also publish information on:

We generally won’t publish information that is:

  • protected from disclosure
  • in draft form
  • no longer readily available

Archived information previously on our website is available from the National Archives website.

Visit the Home Office publications section to search through our published information.

What to do if you can’t find a document

If you can’t find what you are looking for please email: with your query, and we will try to help.

Comments and complaints

If you have comments or complaints to make, please read our complaints procedure.

You can also email:, and we will get back to you.