Dear HM Passport Office,
I'm filling in the application form for my child that is 1 year old and I have a doubt regarding the professional referee "who has engaged with the child in a professional capacity".
My child has not attended any nurseries yet, but has had a professional nanny (Ofsted registered) with him in the last months. Can she be a valid referee for his application?
Thanks in advance for your reply.
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