PASS NOT PASSPORTS
Posted by CitizenCard on 21 December 2016 01:38 PM
CitizenCard welcomes today’s (WEDNESDAY 21 DECEMBER 2016) launch of the campaign by Her Majesty’s Passport Office to encourage young people to leave their passport at home and to use a PASS card instead.
Andrew Chevis, Chief Executive of CitizenCard and a Board Director of PASSCO which accredits PASS card issuers, said:
“Half of all lost passports are lost in bars, clubs and pubs so we welcome the Government’s clear support for PASS cards as an affordable, easy to replace form of ID/proof of age. PASS cards are available free of charge in some parts of the UK (Scotland and a few English local authorities) and across the UK cards are available to anyone at a cost of £15 or less. Much cheaper and easier to replace than a passport.
PASS cards are issued by a small number of accredited issuers including the largest UK-wide issuer CitizenCard. Each card displays the PASS hologram endorsed by the Home Office, police, security industry and retailers & licensees as a valid form of ID and proof of age. Immigration Minister Robert Goodwill said today:
“Young people face a higher risk of losing their passport as they often use it as a form of age verification.
CitizenCard is promoting the campaign by offering PASS card applicants a CitizenCard for just £9 using a £6 discount code PASSNOTPASSPORT at https://www.citizencard.com/online-application
CitizenCard is also making available A4 and A3 copies of these posters for retailers and licensees which can be ordered by emailing [email protected]
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