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If you need to contact the Passport Office about a British passport application, phone their general enquiries contact number 0300 222 0000.
HM Passport Office is the administrative department in charge of dispensing passports for British citizens. Headquartered in Liverpool, it is the sole issuer of the British passport.
Formally established in 2006, HM Passport Office consults with the General Register in order to provide the vital documentation. Every year, British citizens both at home and abroad are issued 5 million passports, making the Passport Office one of the busiest and most efficient departments within the network of UK government departments.
In spite of recent backlog setbacks in the face of blanket IT upgrades, HM Passport Office remains generally well-regarded and reputable for its high standards of service.
Are you curious about applying for a passport, and want to know current waiting times for example?
Call HM Passport Office on their main customer service helpline 0300 222 0000
Her Majestys Passport Office (HMPO) is a sub-department of the UK Home Office, which deals with the provision and renewal of passports to British citizens. Having operated in one form or another for over a century, the modern passport office has its headquarters in Liverpool together with call centres and regional offices in Southport and London.
In early summer 2014, the future viability of the present structure of HMPO was brought into question when massive backlogs were exposed to the outrage and concern of those who had booked travel. An unidentified whistleblower within the organisation gave evidence to the press that boxes of applications have simply been left unattended for months at a time. Lengthy processing times, especially among overseas applications, have been reported as ranging up to an entire year.
Calls may cost more from mobiles and other networks. You should be aware that you will not be connected directly to a UK Passport Eligibility Customer Service agent. Contact helpline is in no way affiliated with UK Passport Eligibility.
Mobile roaming charges face an immediate hike if there is a No Deal Brexit, the government has confirmed.
Tory ministers are revoking the EU law which guarantees UK citizens pay the same for using their phone on the Continent as they do at home. That will leave mobile phone firms free to hike costs whenever they like after the UK leaves. Guaranteed free roaming launched across the EU just 20 months ago - and meant big savings. But that guarantee will be scrapped if there is no deal, thanks to an obscure law laid before Parliament this week. What is a No Deal Brexit? 21 ways you'll be affected if UK leaves EU with no deal The move will leave mobile phone firms free to hike costs whenever they like. Brexit: Corbyn offers to help Theresa May PASS a deal - what's changed and why MPs are furious.
The current system caps the costs charged between EU and UK phone operators, letting them pass on the savings to customers. But the Mobile Roaming (EU Exit) Regulations admit these caps will have no legal force if there is no Brexit deal. That means phone giants could see their wholesale costs spiral, making roaming packages unaffordable and forcing them to push up costs, the government warns. Under the new rules, customers will still be prompted once they've spent £45 to prevent massive accidental bills. Travellers will also be prompted when they've hit 80% and 100% of their data allowance. But it will spell the end of 'guaranteed' free roaming across the EU, notes on the new law admit. Brexit: Theresa May flies into Brussels to beg for help after Tusk's 'hell' jibe
Costs are kept down by capping charges between different phone firms - but these caps would have no legal force after Oct 31st. Alex Neill of consumer group Which? told HuffPost UK: Any return to sky-high charges for using mobile phones abroad would be a bitter blow for millions of consumers. The government should seek to avoid these charges by securing a deal with the EU. But if that is not the outcome, companies must be absolutely clear about any extra charges their customers could be facing.
Back when warnings first emerged about an end to roaming, the government insisted firms would not hike charges because of market competition. But MoneySavingExpert revealed last week that just two out of 12 major UK phone firms have guaranteed to keep free roaming in a No Deal Brexit . Most said they had no plans to raise charges - but stopped short of giving a cast-iron guarantee. Consumer groups lobbied the government to keep roaming free by law.
But after 'careful consideration' the government did not agree, because it would pass all the costs on to phone firms. That, in turn, could have pushed up the cost of mobile phone tariffs overall to compensate, an explanatory note to the new law says. Shadow Brexit minister Jenny Chapman said: These proposals prove that it will be holidaymakers and businesses that are forced to pay the price for this government's incompetence. It's unacceptable that these plans have been snuck out.'Tory Ministers need to start being straight with the British public about the consequences of a No Deal Brexit and take it off the table once and for all.' Shadow Brexit minister Jenny Chapman said: 'It will be holiday makers and tans european businesses that will be forced to pay the price for the government's incompetence'
The anti-Brexit group best For Britain branded the fiasco the 'Last Days of Roam' and claimed business travellers could be forced to pay £778 more per month. Lib Dem MP Layla Moran said: The cost of a hard Brexit on British travellers is becoming abundantly clear.
Despite the recent difficulties, the Passport Office continues to process many thousands of applications successfully year by year.
The Passport Office general enquiries helpline number is 0300 222 0000.
To post something to HMPO, unless it relates to an current application, dont send it to their Liverpool offices, send it to them at:
HM Passport Office,
PO Box 767,
For on-going application matters, write to:
101 Old Hall Street,
Progress enquiries (is my passport nearly ready yet? etc) may also be sent directly to the passports processing team in Liverpool via email to: email@example.com
All problems & issues will be emailed directly to the appropriate departments. Fill in the form and state the nature of your enquiry.
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