Nominate someone for an honour or award

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Nominate someone who lives or works abroad

You can nominate someone for an honour if they live or work abroad and they’ve made achievements in either:

  • the UK and their achievement has a significant international element
  • another country

They’ll be given an ‘honorary award’ if they’re not:

  • British
  • a national of a country where the King is Head of State

There’s a different process for gallantry awards.

Download and fill in the nomination form and send it to the Royal, Ceremonial and Honours Unit, part of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).

You can also ask the unit questions about the nomination process.


Royal, Ceremonial and Honours Unit
Protocol Directorate
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
King Charles St
London
SW1A 2AH

Royal, Ceremonial and Honours Unit
Honours.Secretariat@fcdo.gov.uk