Andover’s SP10 postcode has been targeted by the Passport Office for “additional checking” of passport applications according to a report in The Guardian.
The report says that 100 postcodes have been targeted for extra checks and fraud investigation and that “child applications must face extra scrutiny“. Tidworth’s SP9 postcode has also been highlighted.
The Passport Office has come under a lot of criticism recently for delays in the time it takes to process applications and ironically, back in June were reported to have relaxed application checks to help clear the backlog.
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Thank you to Paul Bevan for the information.