Getting Married & Passport Name Changes

Thousands of people every year dream of their perfect wedding and for lots of people that might mean a wedding abroad, white sands and beautiful beaches or a winter wonderland adventure it sounds like an idyllic way to start the rest of your lives together. And, for many more people a honeymoon is a must do after you've tied the knot. But, as with most things there i...

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USA Passport Rules Get Even Tougher

We are always being told to keep up to date with any passport changes, and as we've seen in recent years these changes are happening g more frequently and these changes can affect you travel dramatically. While most of us might only check passport information when we are due to travel, we mainly concern ourselves with the changes to UK passports, but many more people...

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Passport Renewal: Apply Online & By Post

The passport industry in the UK is a multi-million pound enterprise with well over half a million passports issued and renewed every year. With nearly 10,000 UK passports being lost or stolen and many more needing to be renewed every year the passport application process is, and has in recent years become one of the most tightly regulated processes in the world. With...

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Countersigning Passport Applications

When to sign & what to do, applying for or renewing your passport can be daunting for many people, and we are getting an increasing amount of people asking questions regarding how to get their photos countersigned, by who and what are the guidelines surrounding their child's passport. We've put together some useful information that should make this process a lot easi...

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Passport Applications & Birth Certificates

Knowing what supporting documents you need to send with your UK passport application is just one of the many, sometimes complicated, questions you need to know the answer to before you start your application. The key to a fast and successful passport application is to first understand what type of passport you are applying for. So, whether it's a first time adult, fi...

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Child To Adult, Can I Fast-Track?

One of the most frequently asked questions about passports is how to change a passport from a child's to an adult's and can they use the Fast-Track services. Weaim to clear things up for you and make it as simple as possible, from what services you can use to restrictions on applications, as well as countersigning your passport photos and how to take the perfect p...

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Passport Office Blog

Our blog is full of useful tips and interesting facts about the world of Passports and Travel.

Passports Office provides relevant information about new passports, renewing an existing passport, and the contact details of key UK passport offices.