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Passport photos: cut to separate or leave attached?

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toolatetobed Fri 04-Oct-13 14:50:26

Am about to apply for a passport and I know the photo requirements are so strict these days it's easy to get something wrong. The woman at the shop where I had the photos done said don't cut between the two photos to separate them or they will be rejected. However, I can't see anything to that effect in the passport application instructions and don't want the application rejected because I've left them attached! Can anyone who has applied for a (British) passport recently advise?

dreamingofsun Fri 04-Oct-13 20:01:11

there's a tele no on the application form. suggest calling that - my son did and they were very helfpul

TodaysAGoodDay Fri 04-Oct-13 20:03:49

You can separate them but don't trim the white around the edges off. I sent mine in like this and they were fine.

Mum2Fergus Fri 04-Oct-13 21:01:10

You can pay at some POs to check your application/photos.

ChasingSquirrels Fri 04-Oct-13 21:04:33

I have never sent attached ones - applied for last 2 a few months ago.

toolatetobed Fri 04-Oct-13 22:41:52

Thanks all.

Heymacarena Thu 10-Oct-13 17:31:36

I sent two separate photos. The shop clipped them to size.

just received the passport back, so it must have been okay.

toolatetobed Fri 11-Oct-13 00:03:23

Thank you!

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