Transparency data

HM Passport Office: February 2016

Data on HM Passport Office activities.


HM Passport Office: February 2016

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This document contains data on:

  • domestic applications for new, renewed, replacement or updated or extended UK passports
  • orders for certified copies of a birth, adoption, death, marriage and civil partnership certificates
  • processing adoption orders and providing a new birth certificate
  • authorisations of corrections to birth, death, marriage, civil partnership or still-birth registrations
  • access to birth records for adopted adults
  • people recorded by the Registrar General as being authorised by the trustees or governing body of a building, to register any marriages solemnised in that building
  • receipt and processing of overseas civil partnership or marriage certificates at the General Register Office
  • applications to reduce 28 day notice period for marriage or civil partnership
  • clearing foreign divorces and foreign civil partnership dissolutions
  • authorisations of late death registrations
  • applications by British nationals to renew or apply for a British passport from overseas
  • applications to process parental orders and provide a new birth certificate
  • applications for processing gender recognition certificates and providing a new birth/marriage/civil partnership certificate
  • registrations of applications by adoptees and their birth relatives for the Adoption Contact Register
  • authorisations of re-registrations of births
  • Registrar General’s licence for marriage and civil partnership
Published 25 February 2016