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Old 07-29-2006, 09:25 AM   #1
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From October 5th the price of a stanfard 10 year passport will rise to £66 so they can install a chip in it to make it security friendly. Also after new years anyone applying for their first passport will have to go for an interview. So if you are renewing your pssport or if you are about to get your first one I would reccomend doing it ASAP.
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66 pounds, thats damn expensive for a passport! The Canadian one is only $87.
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Yeah but the british get theirs for 10 years AND they can renew it...Damn i should have gotten my british passport
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I have to pay for both
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Was it a lot of hassle getting your british passport cause ive been toying with the idea but have no idea how much trouble it would be for me??
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well how long do you guys get yours for? I thought 10 years was the norm? I also dont think £66 is that bad if it stops the idea of these stupid id cards coming in
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we only get our for 5 years AND we cant renew them... damn canadian government haha
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£66 for a 10 year passport isn't too bad but the interview is a wad of balony. So, I'm just telling folks to get their's now especially if you know someone who is getting their first.
I dunno about getting a British passport abroad but getting a Canadian one abroad is a total pain!
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