Guidance

Basic passport checks

To be used when checking passports for identification.

Document

Basic passport checks

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This document is to be used when checking passports for identification.

It covers the important information of what to expect, plus additional notes for the 1988, 1998, 2006, 2010 and 2015 versions of the UK passport.