Guidance

Basic passport checks

To be used when checking passports for identification.

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Basic passport checks

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Details

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.

Published 9 February 2011
Last updated 18 September 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated to reflect extended validity
  2. Updated guidance
  3. First published.