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Guidance and regulation
HM Passport Office
Advice for British passport holders from January 2021.
Information on methods used by Her Majesty's Passport Office to send passports and documents.
Leaflet explaining how to renew an adult passport online in simple steps.
This guidance explains that there will be changes to the design of British passports after 31 January 2020 and when the changes will happen.
Guidance on the acceptability of statutory declarations for passport purposes.
Guidance explaining what format birth certificates must be in, what information they must show and how to ascertain nationality status.
A list of the designated Register Offices in England and Wales.
To be used when checking passports for identification.
Leaflet explaining in simple steps how to apply online for your first passport, if you are applying as an adult.
Fees for passport service types, information on fee increases and the circumstances in which a refund may be granted.
Information on how passports are cancelled by IPS.
This template can be used for checking photographs for all passport applicants aged 6 and over.
Guidance for staff on how to reduce potential errors on passports.
Process for reporting the loss or theft of a passport.
This leaflet has information on how you can get help renewing your passport and what you should remember when using an organisation to help you apply.
Process to establish the date and/or place of birth to be shown on a passport.
How to apply for your child’s first British passport if your child was born after you were granted indefinite leave to remain under the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance for adding observations to passports.
Information and guidance for transgender and transsexual customers.
Guidance on the correct use of titles that may be recorded on the personal details page of the passport.
Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.
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