Passport Application Process 'Not Easy' for Uyghurs

Going on holiday? Check your passport
apply for passport
Image by ukhomeoffice
More than one million people left it until the eleventh hour to apply for a passport last summer and risked delaying or missing out on their summer holidays.

This month the message is clear – check your passport and apply early. And to remind people the Identity and Passport Service has launched Passport Pete, a cartoon about a man who didn’t check his passport in time and missed out on a holiday.

Find out more:

Passport Application Process 'Not Easy' for Uyghurs
Ethnic Uyghurs in China's troubled Xinjiang region are facing increasing travel restrictions despite a policy introduced last month aimed at simplifying procedures for citizens to apply for passports, sources say. The new policy allows applicants to …
Read more on Radio Free Asia

Google's misleading 'driver's licence' link lost me £80
I fell for one of the third-party websites charging fees for "passport renewal" when, in fact, it was a form printing service. I Googled "renew child passport" and found a link directly to the UK Passport Online Application Service's child passport …
Read more on The Guardian