Can a passport be used as proof of age?

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  1. dudette2001uk

    dudette2001uk I will be a Princess!

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    Hi there,

    I'm off out tomorrow with a couple of the girlies from school who I haven't seen for a while. I've just moved house, so I've cut up my driver's licence and sent it off to the DVLA, so I was wondering whether a passport can be used as proof of age in pubs/clubs? My only concern is that it doesn't have the year of birth on it, only the date. If anyone knows I'd be grateful!

    Sian xxx
     
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    Your passport should definitely have your year of birth on it!

    Most shops etc accept drivers license, passport or ID cards from the Portman (I think it's called!) group.

    Have a good night.
     
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    emma-louise Silver Member

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    how come your passport doesnt have your DOB on it??
     
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    dudette2001uk I will be a Princess!

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    Cheers hun. There's definitely no year of birth on it, just my birth day. Unless it's stored on the little chip thing it has inside it! xx
     
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    dudette2001uk I will be a Princess!

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    Just removing my DOB :)
     
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    edited after advice from Toots :D xx
     
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    dudette2001uk I will be a Princess!

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    Sorry, I've been a pleb! That's glancing at my passport too quickly :eek: It does say 85 on there, so I'm ok!

    Think I need to get myself off to Specsavers :8855: xx
     
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    I thought they had to have your full DOB too, passports are frequently used for ID.... sounds strange, Id get that checked out with the passport office
     
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    heheheh Sian!! :D glad you have found it! hope you have an awesome night hun!! xx
     
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    dudette2001uk I will be a Princess!

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    Thankyou! :D Think it might be a flexi syn day, hee hee ;) xx
     
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    Haha, what're you like?
    Have a wonderful night out! xxx
     
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    dudette2001uk I will be a Princess!

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    Thanks lovey! :d xxx
     
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    judimac Mad old Bat with Attitude

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    Oh to have to prove you're old enough to drink :rolleyes:
     
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    Just a thought from an ole fogey, could you photo copy it cos if you lost it ......... it will cost and arm and a leg to replace it :eek:
     
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    most places round where i live dont accept photocopies as ID, but thats probably because there's a lot of problems with underage drinkers in my town and they like to be extra careful lol xx
     
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    I don't think I've ever come across anywhere that'll take a photocopy, not now we have the wonderful tool that is Photoshop.
    Then again, underage drinking is a problem here too, so who knows!

    I always have to take my passport out and *touch wood* I've never lost it so far. No matter how drunk I get, I'm REALLY careful with my phone, purse, passport and camera. I think I worry a little too much, but never mind!
     
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    It should have your DOB on

    Hate to sound like an old fart, ladies, but if I were you I'd edit your posts with your full DOBs on. You never know who's popped in for a read - better safe!!

    xxx
     
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    dudette2001uk I will be a Princess!

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    Don't worry, I've got a zipable compartment in my bag and the passport fits in there, so it'll be nice and safe :) xx
     
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