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HM Passport Office: Durham

Question for Home Office

UIN 957, tabled on 11 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps her Department is taking to increase resources in HM Passport Office Durham to improve the speed of processing passport applications.

Answered on

16 May 2022

To support the processing of an unprecedented demand of passport applications, Her Majesty’s Passport Office has increased its staffing numbers across the UK, including the Durham office.

500 new staff have joined HM Passport Office since April 2021, with plans for a further 700 to have joined by the summer.

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