The Passport Application Form is the first requirement for any kind of British passport application. The form is an A3-sized brown document with 10 sections that is issued by Her Majesty's Passport Office. The same form is used for all types of passport applications; however the way it is completed differs. You will find guidance below on how to successfully complete it.
The passport application form can be obtained from:
Section 8 is used for:
How does one define a counter signatory? A counter signatory is someone who can unhesitatingly confirm to the best of their knowledge your identity and that the information and details of your personal life which you have provided to the Passport Office are correct and true, along with verifying that the passport photo is of you. This person, the counter signatory, must be a holder of a valid UK passport, live in the United Kingdom, and have been a friend or acquaintance of the applicant for no less than 2 years, work in a professional capacity and must in no way be related to the applicant (by birth or marriage), be in a personal or romantic relationship with the applicant or be employed by the HM Passport Office. For even more information on who is allowed to be your counter signatory, click on the following link here.