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Question for Home Office

UIN 191265, tabled on 14 November 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when he plans for the first of the new blue British passports to be issued.

Answered on

21 November 2018

The return to a blue passport will be introduced in a phased approach, which is now familiar when bringing in a redesign of the British passport to ensure a smooth and safe transition. The first of the new blue passports will be issued in late 2019, and all new British passports will be blue from early 2020.

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