This petition was submitted during the 2017–2019 Conservative government

Petition Scrap professional standing requirement for citizenship and passport application

The Home Office requires passport and naturalisation applicants to have a 3+ year personal acquaintance of professional standing to act as a referee. This provision is antiquated, futile, discriminatory, absurd and a nuisance to both referee and referred. It's time to keep up with the times.

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