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some people have held on to my passport whilst i have been

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some people have held on to my passport whilst i have been moving around and changing homes, is there in anyway they can do anything with my passport like open loans or things that affect me legally? they do know information about me, like whereabouts family names, etc
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
Hello,

You should not give your passport to anyone you do not trust as it can be used for identity fraud and a lot of things can be done with your passport e.g. Open bank accounts, take loans etc.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

How can i check that none of this has happened?

Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
You need to look at your credit file.

See here for example

http://www.experian.co.uk/consumer/statutory-report.html

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

does this show accounts or things opened or used with your name and Id number?

Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
No. Please leave feedback as your queries have been answered.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

you told me look at my credit file because if i give my passport to anyone I do not trust as it can be used for identity fraud and a lot of things can be done with your passport e.g. Open bank accounts, take loans etc. but then you said it will not show up on there if they have done so. I dont understand then why should i get a credit report?

Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
The credit report will show whether any bank accounts, loans have been taken out in your name. Whether your passport has been used or not will not show up.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

thank you

Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
Welcome
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

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