Can the blue British passport be renewed? It's written British subject on national status. It belongs to my dad, I want a British passport for myself.

  • You don't need to renew his passport in order to register or apply for British nationality.
    – Gayot Fow
    Feb 18 '15 at 13:22
  • There's a little information here
    – mkennedy
    Feb 18 '15 at 19:46

The British passport has been the standard red one since 1989, this is the current biometric one, introduced in 2006:

Red Passport with chip

You don't get the blue one anymore (up to 1988).

  • Minor nitpick: The blue passport was issued between 1920 and 1988. Then burgundy was introduced in 1989. Your image is the biometric passport introduced in the 90's.
    – Gayot Fow
    Feb 18 '15 at 13:28
  • @Patrick, no need for thanks. Please read stackoverflow.com/help/someone-answers
    – Gayot Fow
    Feb 18 '15 at 21:36
  • @Patrick - feel free to accept the answer if you're happy 😉 Feb 18 '15 at 23:14

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