On 8 September 2022, when the late Queen Elizabeth II passed away, Her Majesty’s Passport Office became His Majesty’s Passport Office. Since then, passports have continued to be issued in the name ‘Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’. However, as of 18 July 2023, every new British passport issued will bear the name ‘His Majesty King Charles III’.
It is the first time in 70 years that passports will be issued in a male monarch’s name since 1952.
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