BETA This is a new service - your feedback will help us to improve it.

Cookies on our service

The service puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your device in order to:

  • remember what messages you’ve seen so you’re not shown them again
  • understand how you use the service so we can update and improve it
  • temporarily store information you enter to support the passport check

The cookies we use don’t identify you personally. You can still use this service if you don’t accept cookies that measure website use.

Strictly necessary cookies

Essential cookies remember your progress through the service.

They always need to be on.

Cookies that measure website use

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how you use this service. This helps us check it’s meeting your needs and make improvements.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • how you got to the site
  • pages you visit and how long you spend on them
  • what you click on

No personal details are stored with this information, so you can’t be identified.

Find out more about cookies on this service.