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Slightly different signature in passport

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Slightly different signature in passport

Hi,

I've just had my new Irish passport issued and I had to sign my signature in the passport. The instructions were to a sign it with exactly the same signature as the one in the application. When I signed the passport, it came out a bit wrong as it was in a small bit of space, and from my memory has a slightly different stroke to the one in my application. Will this matter when I go through customs? Will customs cross reference the signature on the system?

Edited: 5:10 pm, September 23, 2017
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1. Re: Slightly different signature in passport

Everyone's signature varies a little each time they sign. Nowadays the biometric info held in the chip within the passport is what matters.

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2. Re: Slightly different signature in passport

Customs won't care about your passport. If you mean immigration,, they're not going to have you give a sample signature.

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3. Re: Slightly different signature in passport

Yes, I meant immigration.

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4. Re: Slightly different signature in passport

It won't be a problem. Immigration won't be checking against your original signature

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5. Re: Slightly different signature in passport

Highly unlikely as nobody apart from banks checks signatures these days....

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