This is an HTML version of an attachment to the Freedom of Information request 'Number of Multiligual Standard Form requests or forms processed by GRO from 16 Feb 2019 to 31 December 2020'.




 
 
 
 
 
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Reference: FOICR 63235/21 
 
Date: 31 March 2021 
 
Dear Ms Samy 
 
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST 
 
Thank you for your email of 16 March in which you ask for information regarding 
Multilingual Standard Form requests.  
 
Your request has been handled as a request for information under the Freedom of 
Information Act 2000 (FOIA). 
 
I would like to know the number of Multilingual Standard Form requests or forms 
processed by GRO from 16 Feb 2019 to 31 December 2020, when the EU Public 
Documents Regulation applied to the UK, in order to understand how widely this 
service was used, as opposed to the notary/legalisation route. 
 
The General Register Office, part of Her Majesty‚Äôs Passport Office, holds the information 
requested.  From 16 February 2019 to 31 December 25,513 applications for Multilingual 
Standard Forms (MSF) were processed.  
 
Yours sincerely 
 
 
 
C Parsons 
Freedom of Information Team 
 

 
 
 
 
 

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