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passport can we claim it back

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stevieni22

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#1
just had to renew my passport can we claim it back i got my passport free 10 yrs ago when i joined many thanks stevie.
 
#2
From my PSAO as I have asked this before for my lads.
You can claim for initial issue not for a renewal Hope thats right unless anyone knows any other ways to claim it back
 
#3
easesprings said:
From my PSAO as I have asked this before for my lads.
You can claim for initial issue not for a renewal Hope thats right unless anyone knows any other ways to claim it back
Hmmm, I've managed to claim back for a renewal with no snags and it was for an Irish passport!
 
#6
There must be a difference then between TA and Regulars, as I will get my passport paid for by the military when it is due renewal next year, they insist that I have one to deploy on operations, so they need to pay for it. I am quite happy not to have one (I'm not really but thats beside the point!) and only have one because the system insists on it (I don't but how are they to know that).
 
#9
My wife holds an Irish passport - had to have it renewed this year - RAF would not pay for it as they said an id card and nato travel order can get you around. She was tho intially given her passport free of charge as she was running around the world saving lives with aero-med (work requirement) now she is in Europe (no work requirement)
 
#13
Most RN writers are clueless as well come to think of it.

I went to the admin office a few years back to submit my 21 days notice (don't get me fcuking started on that one...) to back home to Southern Ireland on leave and the RN writer asked me....

'Have you ever been to Ireland before?'

I walked out of the office speechless whilst a few of the other writers giggled at the fcukwit's stupidity.
 
#14
My last 10 year passport ran out last year and when I got posted into new unit the clerks just got me to fill the form in and they did the rest. They even refunded the £3.50 for the photos got in back within two weeks . The main reason they pay for it is because were due to go Afghan next March again.

They had paid for my wifes and kids passports 10 years ago but that is because we were abroad. They will only do this now if you get a posting abroad or need to return to UK with your family but Welfare office will give you details.

edited to say my sons is in training but was made to pay for his during training out his own money with everyone else. Obviously savng the Army a fortune.
 
#17
The_IRON said:
edited to say my sons is in training but was made to pay for his during training out his own money with everyone else. Obviously savng the Army a fortune.
Should f*** it off really. If you need it for work > they should pay for it. Would be funny to have an Army that couldn't deploy as they din't hold passports.
 
#18
boris7 said:
normal application = no!!!!

passport application for posting yes!!!!!!
Yes but at the moment were all on stnd by in some respect. I arrived at the back end of a Afghan tour and we were already warned off for one 18 months later so realistacally everyone is in the same boat. Thats why they gave me mine ok.

Clown basher I would of argued the point but the AFC had got all the recruits to do the same and young lads will do what there told. I was away and didnt realise till late but they told me after that the all new recruits at AFC are expected to pay for it as cant be deployed until there over 18 and in field force. Unfortunately when i was a recruiter I wsnt told this.
 
#19
clownbasher said:
The_IRON said:
edited to say my sons is in training but was made to pay for his during training out his own money with everyone else. Obviously savng the Army a fortune.
Should f*** it off really. If you need it for work > they should pay for it. Would be funny to have an Army that couldn't deploy as they din't hold passports.


approx 25 yrs plus ago....UK couldnt afford passport payment for servicemen/women....and people had to travel on the new MOD 90 ...ID "PLASTIC" Cards......you would be suprised at the amount of "army" guys put in a civvy nick ( overseas) for 24 hrs until the diplomatic process happened..= fact....= middle east and southeast asia....during a labour government in the 1970's....
 
#20
Any Regular unit these days needs to keep its readiness levels up. Therefore it should be a case of getting your application to one of the clerks and getting them to send it off. You need a current passport to remain valid for the Unit readiness level so the unit will pick up the tab.
 

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