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my British passport expired 22 October 1984. Is it posssible

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my British passport expired 22 October 1984.

Is it posssible to renew it please

Thanks, Barry

Have you taken up another nationality and renounced UK citizenship?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

just want a simple answer please. been in oz 31 years, previous Zimbabwe.Barry


Thanks for your patience.

If you held UK citizenship and had a UK passport then in normal circumstances you would simply be able to apply for a replacement passport, yes.

Sometimes, if a person acquires another form of citizenship by naturalising to obtain another nationality OR applies for a passport from another country by birth right then it can be renounced. This only happens where the new nationality that you acquire does not allow their citzens to hold two nationalities (the UK does though.

The simply answer is if you have not obtaining another passport/citizenship from another country then you will be able to renew your old UK passport. You would know if you had acquired another citizenship because you would have to have applied for it

Assuming this to be the case and that you are based in Austraila then you can apply via the information contained in the following Foreign & Commonwealth webpage:-

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