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I am a South African (living in South Africa) with a British passport (Dual Nationality) I need to visit the UK in a few months time, but my British passport has expired. Can I enter the country with my South African Passport supported by my Certificate of naturalisation? Or where can I renew my Passport?

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Welcome to travel.SE. How few is few? You may be able to renew your UK passport. –  Karlson Jun 9 at 17:49
    
Can someone explain what "endorsed" means in the passport context here: timaticweb.com/cgi-bin/… –  Karlson Jun 9 at 17:51
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I think when it says endorsed British Citizen it means that the expired passport needs to show you are British, and not something else (eg perhaps not British Subject) –  Gagravarr Jun 9 at 18:27
    
you can always go to the UK on your SA passport and be granted a tourist visa on entry (or the SA equivalent) and then renew your UK passport while you are there –  EdmundYeung99 Jun 10 at 16:22
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According to Timatic, you can enter Britain on an expired British passport, providing it is endorsed "British Citizen" (or some other endorsement indicating right of abode in the UK).

The idea is that all British citizens are allowed to enter Britain: they don't need permission, just proof of that status. An expired passport proves citizenship just as well as a valid one.

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