Honours: how to write a nomination

How to write a nomination if you want to put someone forward for a national honour.



This guidance covers how to write a citation if you want to nominate someone for a national honour. It also includes information on

  • how to show how a candidate has changed things, brought distinction to British life or enhanced the UK’s reputation in their area or activity
  • what to include
  • what language to use
Published 1 April 2007
Last updated 20 July 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated "How to write a nomination" attachment

  2. First published.