Next year I have to visit England for no more than 3 days sometime in March. In mid May I will visit for 10 -14 days.
I am aware that in the UK, anyone with less than 3 months left on their Passport will be refused Boarding at the Airport when visiting an EU Country, such as Greece.
My passport was renewed early in 2012 as I had to visit an African Country that required a minimum of 6 months remaining on the Passport. Mine would only have had 3 months, so I renewed it early. The Date of Issue is June 2012. The date of expiry is November 2022. More than the 10 years that a Passport is considered, by the EU, to be Valid.
If I use this Passport to visit in March I will have exactly 3 months remaining, assuming that I return in March Not April. But as far as the UK is concerned I have 8 months remaining.
If I use the Passport for my May visit I will only have 1 month remaining or 6 months remaining on the extended date.
I have the new Biometric 10 year card.
I cannot find if, as far as the UK end is concerned, if they would turn me away at the Airport. I am NOT visiting Greece, just returning to my Country of residency. I am loath to renew my passport again so early.
Come on you wise people. Any advise?. Over to you -.
Sic parvis magna