New UK Passport - Place of Issue?

#1 Jan 8th, 2008, 02:14
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Hi

Filling out my India Visa application and it asks for 'Place of Issue'.

Does anyone know where I can find this on the new UK passport?

I can't find it anywhere.

Any help would be appreciated.

thank you

Simon
#2 Jan 8th, 2008, 02:20
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I just put UKPA (Same as issuing authority) -- I got my Visa OK

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#3 Jan 8th, 2008, 02:26
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My old passport said "UKPA" (it was one of the new ones, but it got stolen shortly afterwards).....

My new, 'new' passport now sayw "FCO" as the place of issue since it was the British Embassy in Paris which gave it to me, hence the Foreign and Commonwealth Office stamp. It didn't make a difference, everywhere i needed it people always wrote "UK" anyway!!!!!
#4 Jan 8th, 2008, 15:45
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"I just put UKPA (Same as issuing authority) -- I got my Visa OK"

- The new passports say issuing authority is IPS (Identity and Passport Service). I guess I could put that for Place too? Maybe I'll give the passport people a call....
#5 Jan 8th, 2008, 15:53
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Identity and Passport Service, eh?

Getting ready for ID cards!

I'd say, just put whatever the passport says. I don't think this question is a big issue anyway.
#6 May 21st, 2009, 03:08
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Hi, I am having the same problem, not sure what to put as my place of issue, it just says IPS?!!

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