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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #128236: Vocabulary: official procedures
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    Vocabulary: official procedures

    We all have to go through administrative procedures which are most of the time real drudgeries... 

    Applying for (or renewing) a passport or an ID, applying for visas to travel, filling in all sorts of

    forms, varied applications...  In short, Administration (shall I say "red tape"?) in what is boring,

    tiring, and even exhausting because of all the steps it imposes... 

    Brrr...  Here we are!  





     My papers 
     An identity card 

     His official status/ His official details   

     marital status 
     a passport/ a passport photo 
     a visa 
     a residence permit 
     an address// a permanent address    
     to be domiciled in 
     date and place of birth                                                                                                                            



     a birth certificate 
     to register a birth 
     a death certificate 
     a marriage certificate                                                                                                                   
     a family record book 



    To fill in/ out a form

     The procedure 
     To register// Registration  // The official register                                                                               
     a registrar 
     To certify that 
     in order
     valid till/ up to 
     out of date 
     To extend a visa 
     To issue 




     A copy 
     A certified copy 
     A document 
     A form 
     To apply for something   
     To approach somebody 
     A file on somebody/ a dossier on somebody                                                                                   
     An official 



     A certified copy. 


    - To fill in a form/ fill up a form (UK) // to fill out a form (US)

    - an application for something

    - To take steps to obtain something



    Don't give up... Take all the necessary steps and you'll get the papers you need and want!

    Good luck! and the test won't be an extra ordeal! Go for it!  


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    1. 'Don’t forget to write your names, and your in capitals, please.'

    2. After studying the documents very carefully, the experts they were not fake.

    3. The proud father is very impatient to go and of his first kid very quickly.

    4. You cannot go abroad with an . You’ll have to renew it as soon as possible.

    5. 'You have to a visa to enter the country as tourists, and to a different one if you want to be able to work there…'

    6. 'Yes, this is my and I’ve lived here since we moved from Germany.'

    7. 'You’ll have to enclose a of your diploma for your file to be complete.'

    8. 'If you’re not sure that you’ll be able to correctly, ask your parents to do it for you…'

    9. 'Can I have a look at the the summer job you’d like to do?'

    10. 'This ID is valid May, 5th 2025. You’ve still got time before renewing it…'




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