Guidance

Damaged and faulty passports

Outlines what examiners should do when damaged passports are submitted for renewal or replacement.

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This guidance clarifies the definitions of wear and tear and a damaged passport.

It also outlines the process that HM Passport Office examiners should follow when damaged passports are submitted for renewal or replacement.

Published 13 January 2012
Last updated 10 November 2016 + show all updates
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