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Renewing passport

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Horsemad Sat 09-Nov-19 09:15:47

Does anyone know if new passports will be blue immediately we leave the EU or do they have a stash of red ones that need to used up...?

Need to renew mine but want a blue one!

filka Sat 09-Nov-19 09:25:26

Don't know, but remember that visas for many countries (e.g. Turkey) require that you have at least 6 months validity on your passport, so don't leave it too late thinking that you can eke out the last few months on the old one.

Horsemad Sat 09-Nov-19 09:38:50

Ah yes. Mine ran out a while ago, so that won't affect me but a good point. 🙂

etimram Sat 09-Nov-19 09:40:36

No idea but I wouldn't hold out for Brexit if you're wanting a foreign trip anytime soon.

smemorata Sat 09-Nov-19 09:43:09

You think we're leaving the EU?

ColdRainAgain Sat 09-Nov-19 09:44:32

They have already reprinted passports in red without 'European Union' - and have been using them for a while. Are we definitely getting blue passports?

Horsemad Sat 09-Nov-19 09:45:45

@smemorata, who knows what will happen?! Not I! I just want a blue passport. 🤨

Horsemad Sat 09-Nov-19 09:46:56

Apparently so @ColdRainAgain but obviously, things can (& most likely will) change.

Horsemad Sat 09-Nov-19 10:30:26

Found the info on the .GOV website.

ReginaGeorgeous Sat 09-Nov-19 10:50:24

When I applied for my sons passport this summer, he got a burgundy one without the words European Union on it.

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