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What is the easiest way to Renew your British Passport in Canada?

Do you need to renew your British Passport in Canada? MyBritishPassport is pleased to announce that we now process British passport renewals from Canada! This means that renewing your passport just got easier! Did you know that there are about 650,000 UK expats living in Canada? Most British expats live in the larger, English-speaking cities...
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Steps to renew your British Passport online.

MyBritishPassport is a highly regarded company providing British passport renewals online to UK nationals living in South Africa, Canada and the USA.  If you have never renewed your UK passport from overseas, did you know that British passports can now only be renewed online if you’re based abroad? This article will explain the steps to...
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Tips for UK passport renewal overseas.

This article will discuss our top tips for UK passport renewals overseas: MyBritishPassport is pleased to announce that in addition to offering British passport renewal services from South Africa, we now also cater for UK nationals living in Canada and the USA.  How do I renew my British passport if I live abroad? The process...
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UK passport visa free countries.

Many of our clients have recently been asking about the UK’s visa-free countries, so we have decided to put together this handy guide to UK passport visa-free countries: MyBritishPassport assists clients based in the USA, Canada and South Africa with UK passport renewals.  Which countries do not require visas for UK citizens?  Having a British...
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Top British Foods that Expats Miss the most.

British expats are scattered throughout the world and many have settled down in foreign countries to get married, raise families or to retire. However, as the saying goes, “you can take the Brit out of Britain, but you can’t take Britain out of the Brit”, and how true this is when it comes to British food! ...
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Advice on renewing your British passport in the USA

Did you know that MyBritishPassport assists with renewing your British passport in the USA?  We understand that renewing your passport can be a huge headache, especially when your application is rejected due to an insignificant detail.  Our value-added service means that we will ensure that your application forms are accurate, that your digital passport photos...
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British Passports After Brexit – What you need to know.

When the UK left the European Union in January 2020, a transition period followed until the end of the year. Which left some confusion regarding British Passports After Brexit. During this time, Brits could still travel as much as they wanted (and for any reason) to any EU country. In addition, British passports changed appearance from...
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Do I need to go to the British consulate in South Africa to renew my British passport?

Renewing one’s British passport can be a complicated process, especially if you are based abroad. You may be asking yourself if you need to visit the British Consulate in South Africa? Luckily, MyBritishPassport is there to help with your passport renewal from South Africa, the USA and Canada.  Working with us means that we check...
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UK Passport Renewals from Canada.

Did you know that MyBritishPassport has now extended its popular service to include UK passport renewals from Canada?  UK passport renewals from Canada can be a bit tricky, which is why we now offer this service.  If you are currently living in Canada, here is everything you need to know about renewing your passport: How...
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UK Passport Renewal in the USA – Our Top 3 Tips

MyBritishPassport has expanded its service to include UK passport renewal in the USA. This means that if you are a UK national based in the USA, your passport renewals have just gotten much easier!  With this in mind, we have put together a guide with our top 3 tips for renewing your UK passport from...
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UK Passport Renewals from Canada

Did you know that MyBritishPassport has now extended its popular British passport renewal service to include UK passport renewals from Canada? UK passport renewals from Canada can be a bit tricky, which is why we now offer this service.  If you are currently living in Canada, here is everything you need to know about renewing...
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South African Travel Ideas.

South African travel offers you so many exciting options that it can be difficult to choose what to do next. Whether you enjoy the bush veld and getting away from it all or you like surfing beaches and glorious mountains, South Africa has something for everyone!  MyBritishPassport has made things easier for you by giving...
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British Passport photo requirements.

MyBritishPassport assists UK citizens living in South Africa with a wide range of services. These include British passport renewals from South Africa, Canada and the USA and guidance on British passport photo requirements.  Click here to start your easy, online British Passport renewal from abroad. We guide you through the entire process, from start to...
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An expat’s guide to living in Cape Town.

Many of MyBritishPassport’s clients are UK expats living in South Africa or, more specifically, Cape Town, South Africa. It is no coincidence that Cape Town is the first choice of city amongst British expats. If you are looking for a breathtakingly beautiful place to relocate to, here is the expat’s guide to living in Cape...
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British Passport Requirements – Everything you need to know

Renewing your British passport from South Africa is quite a straightforward process, but there are some instances where you may be required to provide additional documents when applying for or renewing your UK passport.  If you are a UK national currently living in South Africa, here is MyBritishPassport’s guide to renewing your British passport. What...
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How does a South African apply for a British Passport

How does a South African apply for a British Passport?

So, how does a South African apply for a British passport? This article will discuss everything you need to know about applying for a British passport as a South African citizen.  Did you know that both South Africa and the United Kingdom allow its residents to hold dual nationality?  This means that if you are...
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Do I have to send in my old UK passport when renewing?

Do I have to send in my old UK passport when renewing? MyBritishPassport explains.

Although renewing your UK passport is slightly more complicated if done from South Africa, if you follow the guidelines and adhere to the passport office’s requirements, you should be just fine.  If you are renewing your passport from South Africa, you can expect the renewal to take 1 to 2 weeks longer than if you...
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Tips on renewing your UK passport from abroad.

If you are one of the 200,000 British expats in South Africa, the time will inevitably come when you need to renew your UK passport from abroad.  South Africa –  The Rainbow Nation boasts sunny skies, a warm climate and friendly locals, making it perfect for British Expats who want to live in the southern...
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A British Expat’s guide to living in South Africa.

Did you know that there are over 200,000 British expats living in South Africa? This is no surprise as South Africa offers residents almost year-round good weather, sunny skies and friendly communities.  Whether you like a dry heat, warm humidity or the coolness of the mountains, South Africa has something for everyone and is a...
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UK blue passport: Is the new British passport black or Blue?

By now, everyone should be aware that the UK has left the European Union and is now officially on its own politically. With this decision to leave the European Union have come many interesting changes and one of these is the new UK blue passport, which is a pleasant and refreshing departure from the previous,...
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