Category: British Passport

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Expect Delay On UK Passport Renewals Due to Planned Strike

British holidaymakers planning a holiday in the near future with expiring passports may want to pay attention to the latest news from the UK Passport Office.  The Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union, which represents workers at the Passport Office, has called for strikes in response to a dispute over pay and conditions.  Over 1000…
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British Warning Passport: 3 Times Longer To Process

As overseas travel began to resume in 2021, an unprecedented demand for new passports resulted in a massive backlog. To give the passport office a brief respite,  the government extended the deadline by which applicants should expect their new passport from three weeks to 10 weeks which is three times longer than the original processing…
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UK Travel Chaos: Travel Delays Due To Border Strikes Mid-February

Travellers returning to the United Kindom mid-February have been warned to expect delays due to the latest round of strikes by Border Force officials over disputes on pay, jobs and working conditions.  It has been reported that around 1,000 members of the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) at four UK ports will walk out from…
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Passport Warning: Passport Blank Pages

As holiday destinations overseas open for visitors, all travellers are being urged to check the blank pages in their passports before jetting off for their getaway this year. Passport validity is not the only detail holidaymakers need to be conscious of. Travellers need to ensure that when planning a trip abroad, they must check that…
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Brexit Passport Checks Leads To Fewer Passengers On Eurostar

Hundreds of seats are deliberately going unsold on Eurostar trains as the cross-Channel train operator struggles with post-Brexit passport checks. The company’s Chief executive Gwendoline Cazenave said with post-Brexit border checks and current levels of border staff, there were “bottlenecks” in stations. “We have a main issue in Eurostar terminals because of the new boarding…
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