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Cancel a lost or stolen passport

Cancel a lost or stolen passport

What you need to do if your passport has been lost or stolen and you need to travel urgently - emergency travel document and replacement passport.

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People urged to apply now for British passport

People urged to apply now for British passport

Customers encouraged to not leave their application to the last minute.

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Guidance: Places of worship registered for marriage

Guidance: Places of worship registered for marriage

Places of worship, including those registered for marriages under the Marriage Act, both for the marriage of opposite sex and same sex couples.

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Guidance: Gender recognition

Guidance: Gender recognition

Guidance for staff examining passport applications from customers who ask for a change of gender on their passport.

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Guidance: Passport cancellations: malicious lost and stolen reports

Guidance: Passport cancellations: malicious lost and stolen reports

Guidance for staff on how to deal with malicious lost and stolen passport reports.

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Guidance: Types of British passports

Guidance: Types of British passports

Information for Her Majestyís Passport Office staff about the different types of British passports they may receive as part of a passport application.

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Guidance: How to decide if an application is a UK or overseas submission

Guidance: How to decide if an application is a UK or overseas submission

Guidance for staff on deciding if an application is a United Kingdom or overseas application.

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Guidance: Diplomatic and official service: passports and observations

Guidance: Diplomatic and official service: passports and observations

Guidance for staff on dealing with passport applications from members of the British Diplomatic Service and British Diplomatic Missions abroad.

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Guidance: Supporting documents not available

Guidance: Supporting documents not available

Information for staff on how to deal with an application if a customer cannot send us the supporting documents we need to prove their identity, entitlement and British nationality.

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Guidance: Balance of probabilities

Guidance: Balance of probabilities

Information about how staff dealing with passport applications can use a balance of probabilities.

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Guidance: Names: names that cannot be used in passports

Guidance: Names: names that cannot be used in passports

Guidance on names that cannot be used in passports.

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Guidance: Lost or damaged documents

Guidance: Lost or damaged documents

Guidance for staff on replacing documents that have been lost or damaged.

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Guidance: Photo standards

Guidance: Photo standards

Information regarding the quality, style and appearance required of passport photographs.

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Guidance: Restricted validity passports

Guidance: Restricted validity passports

Policy setting out the process for issuing restricted validity passports.

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Promotional material: Secretary for marriages newsletter

Promotional material: Secretary for marriages newsletter

This newsletter provides marriage registrars in synagogues with useful information to help you perform your registration duties.

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Promotional material: Clergy newsletters

Promotional material: Clergy newsletters

The GRO's clergy newsletter contains guidance, reminders, news items and helpful information for registering marriages.

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Promotional material: Authorised persons newsletters

Promotional material: Authorised persons newsletters

The authorised persons newsletters from GRO contain news, guidance and useful information for people authorised to register marriages.

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Promotional material: Authorised persons newsletters

Promotional material: Authorised persons newsletters

The authorised persons newsletters from GRO contain news, guidance and useful information for people authorised to register marriages.

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Guidance: Cancelling passports: non payment of child maintenance

Guidance: Cancelling passports: non payment of child maintenance

This guidance tells Her Majestyís Passport Office staff how to process notifications and cancel passports held by persons who have not paid child maintenance.

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Guidance: Cancelling passports: non payment of child maintenance

Guidance: Cancelling passports: non payment of child maintenance

This guidance tells Her Majestyís Passport Office staff how to process notifications and cancel passports held by persons who have not paid child maintenance.

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Guidance: Names: evidence to change a name

Guidance: Names: evidence to change a name

Guidance for Her Majestyís Passport Office staff on the evidence needed before changing an adult or childís name on a passport.

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Guidance: Names: aligning names on foreign documents

Guidance: Names: aligning names on foreign documents

Guidance for HMPO staff on dealing with passport applications where the name a customer applies in does not match the name on their foreign documents.

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Guidance: Names: aligning names on foreign documents

Guidance: Names: aligning names on foreign documents

Guidance for HMPO staff on dealing with passport applications where the name a customer applies in does not match the name on their foreign documents.

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Guidance: Names: change of name passport applications

Guidance: Names: change of name passport applications

Guidance for HMPO staff on dealing with passport applications when the customer has a change of name.

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Guidance: Names: change of name passport applications

Guidance: Names: change of name passport applications

Guidance for HMPO staff on dealing with passport applications when the customer has a change of name.

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Transparency data: General Record Office (HMPO) transparency data: February 2021

Transparency data: General Record Office (HMPO) transparency data: February 2021

Data on Her Majesty's Passport Office application volumes.

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Transparency data: General Record Office (HMPO) transparency data: February 2021

Transparency data: General Record Office (HMPO) transparency data: February 2021

Data on Her Majesty's Passport Office application volumes.

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Transparency data: HM Passport Office data: February 2021

Transparency data: HM Passport Office data: February 2021

Data on HM Passport Office activities.

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Transparency data: HM Passport Office data: February 2021

Transparency data: HM Passport Office data: February 2021

Data on HM Passport Office activities.

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Promotional material: Secretary for marriages newsletter

Promotional material: Secretary for marriages newsletter

This newsletter provides marriage registrars in synagogues with useful information to help you perform your registration duties.

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Promotional material: Clergy newsletters

Promotional material: Clergy newsletters

The GRO's clergy newsletter contains guidance, reminders, news items and helpful information for registering marriages.

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Promotional material: Authorised persons newsletters

Promotional material: Authorised persons newsletters

The authorised persons newsletters from GRO contain news, guidance and useful information for people authorised to register marriages.

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Cancel a lost or stolen passport

Cancel a lost or stolen passport

What you need to do if your passport has been lost or stolen and you need to travel urgently - emergency travel document and replacement passport.

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Guidance: Dual nationality

Guidance: Dual nationality

Guidance for people who hold dual nationality.

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Guidance: Safeguarding: consent issues

Guidance: Safeguarding: consent issues

This guidance tells Her Majestyís Passport Office staff what to do if they need parental consent for a child application and identify a safeguarding issue.

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Guidance: Applying for a passport

Guidance: Applying for a passport

How to fill in your passport application form and provide a correct photo.

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Guidance: Titles

Guidance: Titles

Guidance for Her Majestyís Passport Office operational staff on how to add and record titles and observations on a passport.

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Guidance: Concessionary passports guidance

Guidance: Concessionary passports guidance

This guidance explains to Her Majestyís Passport Office staff what a concessionary passport is and who can get one.

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Guidance: Concessionary passports

Guidance: Concessionary passports

This guidance explains to Her Majestyís Passport Office staff what a concessionary passport is and who can get one.

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Guidance: Observations in passports

Guidance: Observations in passports

How Her Majesty's Passport Office staff add observations to passports.

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Promotional material: Authorised persons newsletters

Promotional material: Authorised persons newsletters

The authorised persons newsletters from GRO contain news, guidance and useful information for people authorised to register marriages.

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Promotional material: Secretary for marriages newsletter

Promotional material: Secretary for marriages newsletter

This newsletter provides marriage registrars in synagogues with useful information to help you perform your registration duties.

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Guidance: Places of worship registered for marriage

Guidance: Places of worship registered for marriage

Places of worship, including those registered for marriages under the Marriage Act, both for the marriage of opposite sex and same sex couples.

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Guidance: How to order and pay for civil registration records

Guidance: How to order and pay for civil registration records

This guide explains what civil registration records you can order from the General Register Office, and how to order and pay for them.

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Cancel a lost or stolen passport

Cancel a lost or stolen passport

What you need to do if your passport has been lost or stolen and you need to travel urgently - emergency travel document and replacement passport.

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