United Kingdom British Passport : Series 5 (1924 — 1927) Arthur Henderson
The name of the country on the passport is United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (ROYAUME-UNI DE GRANDE BRETAGNE ET D'IRLANDE).

Passports issued before 1 December 1924, were only valid for two years and may be further renewed for the maximum of ten years. Afterwards, they followed the League of Nations recommendation for the timeframe of five years validity in the first instance.

SECRETARY OF STATE
 

Sir Joseph Austin Chamberlain (16 October 1863 – 16 March 1937) was the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs from 3 November 1924 until 4 June 1929.

PHYSICAL STRUCTURES

Total pages: 32

Reddish-coloured paper with monogram of King George V.

 
 
Page Description
Front Cover Document's Name
BRITISH PASSPORT

Country's Name
UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND

Coat-of-Arms
Golden printing, incuse.
Front Cover - Interior Side Diplomatic Request Page with Wax Revenue Seal
Page 1 Document's Name
Country's Name
Document's Number
Passport Holder's Name
Passport Holder's Wife's Name
Number of Accompanying Children
Nationality
Page 2 Physical Description
Children Information
Page 3 Passport Holder's Photo
Signature Slip Sealed Underneath Respective Photo
Page 4 Permitted Countries (Handwritten)
Passport Validity
Page 5 Renewals
Observations
Page 6 until Page 32 Visas
Back Cover - Interior Side / Endpaper Notes & Regulations

LANGUAGES

The document was printed in English and French from page 1 to page 5, only for the field's / information's title. The contents were in English.

Details were handwritten into the passport in English.

DOCUMENT & COUNTRY'S NAME
 
PASSPORT.
PASSEPORT.

UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND.
ROYAUME-UNI DE GRANDE-BRETAGNE ET D'IRLANDE.DU NORD.

FRONT COVER (INTERIOR) REQUEST
 
We, Sir John Allsebrook Simon, a Member of His Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, Knight Grand Commander of the Most Exalted Order of the Star of India, Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order, Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, a Member of Parliament, etc. etc. etc. His Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.

Request and require in the Name of His Majesty all those whom it may concern to allow the bearer to pass freely without let or hindrance and to afford him every assistance and protection of which he may stand in need.

NOTES & REGULATIONS
 
REGULATIONS.

1. British passports are issued by the competent authorities throughout the British Empire and by British Diplomatic and Consular officers abroad. Applications should be made in the authorised form obtainable from those authorities.

2. Passports are issued in the United Kingdom at the Passport Office, Westminster, London, S.W.1, and at the Branch Passport Office, 36, Dale Street, Liverpool. Passports cannot be issued or renewed at the Passport Office for persons not at the time being in the United Kingdom.

3. Residents in the Irish Free State should make their applicaions to the Passport Department, Ministry of External Affairs, Dublin. In the British Dominions or Colonies applications should be made to the local authorities.

4. Passports issued before the 1st December, 1924, are available for two years, and those issued on or after that date for five years, in the first instance, unless otherwise stated. They may be renewed from time to time for further consecutive periods of one to five years from the date of expiry, provided the total period of validity of ten years from the original date of issue is not exceeded. The fee for each year of renewal is 1s.

5. British passports are not available beyond ten years from the original date of issue. Thereafter, or if at any time the passport contains no further space for visas, a new passport must be obtained.

6. The passport is only available for travel to the countries named on page 4, but may be endorsed for additional countries (fee 2s.). The possession of a passport so endorsed does not, however, exempt the holder from compliance with any immigration regulations in force in British or foreign countries or from the necessity of obtaining a visa where required.

7. Passports endorsed as valid for the British Empire are also available for travelling to territory under British protection or mandate, not, however, including Palestine or Irak, for which countries the passport must be specially endorsed.

8. British subjects permanently resident abroad should in all cases register their names and addresses at the nearest British Consulate. Such registration constitutes the most ready means in emergency or difficulty of enabling all proper assistance or advice to be afforded them. Changes of address or departure from the country of residence should also be notified to the Consulate.
 
CAUTION.

This passport is a valuable document, and should not be allowed to pass into the possession of any unauthorized person. If lost or destroyed, the fact should be immediately reported to the Passport Office, London, or to the nearest British authority, and to the local police authorities. New passports can only be issued in such cases after exhaustive enquiries.
 
Thos. De La Rue, London.

Another variety is
 
REGULATIONS.

1. British passports are issued by the competent authorities throughout the British Empire and by British Diplomatic and Consular officers abroad. Application should be made in the authorised form obtainable from those authorities.

2. Passports are issued in the United Kingdom at the Passport Office, Westminster, London, S.W.1, and at the Branch Passport Office, 36, Dale Street, Liverpool. Passports cannot be issued or renewed at the Passport Office for persons not at the time being in the United Kingdom.

3. Residents in the Irish Free State should make their applications to the Passport Department, Ministry of External Affairs, Dublin. In the British Dominions or Colonies applications should be made to the local authorities.

4. Passports issued before the 1st December, 1924, are available for two years and those issued on or after that date for five years, in the first instance, unless otherwise stated. They may be renewed from time to time for further consecutive periods of one to five years from the date of expiry, provided the total period of validity of ten years from the original date of issue is not exceeded. The fee for each year of renewal is 1s.

5. British passports are not available beyond ten years from the original date of issue. Thereafter, or if at any time the passport contains no further space for visas, a new passport must be obtained.

6. The passport is only available for travel to the countries named on page 4, but may be endorsed for additional countries. The possession of a passport so endorsed does not, however, exempt the holder from compliance with any immigration regulations in force in British or foreign countries or from the necessity of obtaining a visa where required.

7. Passports endorsed as valid for the British Empire are also available for travelling to territory under British protection or mandate, not, however, including Palestine or Irak, for which countries the passport must be specially endorsed.

8. British subjects permanently resident abroad should in all cases register their names and addresses at the nearest British Consulate. Such registration constitutes the most ready means in emergency or difficulty of enabling all proper assistance or advice to be afforded them. Changes of address or departure from the country of residence should also be notified to the Consulate.
 
CAUTION.

This passport is a valuable document, and should not be allowed to pass into the possession of any unauthorized person. If lost or destroyed, the fact should be immediately reported to the Passport Office, London, or to the nearest British authority, and to the local police authorities. New passports can only be issued in such cases after exhaustive enquiries.
 
Thos. De La Rue, London — Wt. 13, D 51.

PRINTER

At the bottom of the NOTES on the interior side of the back cover,
 
Thos. De La Rue, London.