Friday, 23 February 2018

Passport news: Who can countersign your passport? Renewal advice and rules.

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WHO IS eligible to countersign your passport? If you’re applying for a passport for the first time, replacing or renewing it or have changed your appearance drastically, you may need a counter signatory when applying for your next passport.

When applying for a passport, some forms and photos must be signed by someone else in order to prove the identity of the person applying. This is known as a ‘counter signatory’.

This means you may need your passport form and photo signed by someone else if you’re applying for your first adult or child passport, a replacement passport if lost, stolen or damaged, a renewal of a passport for children aged 11 or under, or if you’re renewing your passport and your appearance has changed to the point where it cannot be recognised from your existing passport.

Who can countersign your passport form and photo? Countersignatures must meet the follow criteria:



By Elly Blake.

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