Passports:Written question - 3660

(New Forest West)

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Asked on: 15 January 2020
Home Office
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when blue passports will be available to UK citizens who are renewing their passports.
Answered by: Kevin Foster
Answered on: 30 June 2020

Since March 2020, blue and burgundy passports have been issued concurrently as part of the usual phased approach that ensures a smooth and safe approach to a new passport design. This transition continues, and currently passport applicants are unable to select the colour of the passport that they will receive. However, the vast majority of British passports being issued now are blue.

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