The famous "old blue" was first issued in 1920 after the League of Nations agreed to standardise passports.
Mark Pritchard told the Commons that he understood the new United Kingdom passport could be "designed and printed" in Germany from 2019.
All passports issued after October 2019 will now be navy blue, similar to the design that first came into use nearly 100 years ago, BBC reported.
He said the new blue passports will also be one of the most secure travel documents in the world with new features to protect against fraud and forgery.
Britain's immigration minister Brandan Lewis announced on Thursday all passports issued after October 2019 will be navy blue in a return to the UK's "old blue" model it had for most of the 20th century.
Existing burgundy passports will continue to be valid until they expire.
"In the 2016 referendum, we wanted our passports back".
The tendering process for printing them is expected to take place under existing European Union procurement rules, something that the current British contractor, De La Rue, recently said could mean they were produced overseas.
And five months later in October - when the current passport manufacturers' contract expires - all new British passports will be issued in the dark blue colour that was once famous across the globe.
Odisha celebrates Christmas with gaiety and fervour
In Bhubaneswar , coloured lights, stars and bells gave a fantastic looks to the St Vincent's Catholic Church in Satya Nagar. Christmas carols were sung before the mass at the churches. "We got to know how Christmas is celebrated", Hirra said.
Other critics included Wikipedia's co-founder Jimmy Wales who said: "Can't wait to tell my 2 [sic] British children that although they are losing the right to live and work throughout Europe, they get to get a blue passport".
Others responded with embarrassment at the perceived trivial nature of the change, and concern about what they considered to be the more serious consequences of leaving the EU. "It sums up the tiny mindedness and misinformed thinking of #Brextremists", said a Twitter user with the name MakeBritainNiceAgain.
- John O'Farrell (@mrjohnofarrell) December 22, 2017Austerity, austerity, austerity.
Responding to Farage, user Vinnie Cocozza wrote: "You know you could have just gone to (a pound shop) and bought a tasteful passport holder".
With Britain expected to leave the bloc at the end of March 2019.
And here are 7 pretty awkward facts all those chalking up blue passports as a "win" should know.
Right-wing newspapers have criticised the government for conceding too much to the EU.
An EEC resolution drawn up in the 1970s hoped the move would "strengthen the feeling among nationals of the member states that they belong to the same community" and facilitate their movement.
In the coming year, the two sides will initiate talks on the UK's future relationship with the EU.
Lorraine Brock Saylor, 66, was feeding the birds when she was viciously attacked by the pit bulls at her residence. Sheriff Mitch Williams is asking the community to be alert and on the lookout for a brown pitbull.
A separate challenge to the travel ban, brought by several immigrant rights groups and individuals, is pending in the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Act that prohibits discrimination based on nationality.
A total of 128 members voted in favor of the Jerusalem resolution, nine countries voted against and 35 others abstained. No country now has an embassy in the holy city, which has particular significance for Muslims, Christians and Jews.
Then the white supremacist website Daily Stormer suggested that Papa John's be considered the "official pizza of the alt-right". Papa John's pizza founder John Schnatter has had a long history of running his mouth off and it has finally caught up to him.
Subscribers who purchase the recharge from the official website or app will get an additional 1GB data for the validity period. And it will be interesting to see how Airtel, Idea Cellular, and Vodafone India reacts to these two plans from Jio.
The telecom operator is giving unlimited voice calls including roaming, 100SMSes and 1GB 3G/4G daily data under Rs 199 offer. However, the official website does not mention the new Rs. 198 plan in some circles, such as Delhi-NCR, Chennai etc.
Yezhov was based inside the cabinet of ministers and had regular high-level access to sensitive information. Another image seen by the BBC shows him leaving through the front door of the prime minister's residence.
The Long Island Iced Tea Corporation is exactly what it sounds like: a company that sells people bottled iced tea and lemonade. The company could not be reached at this time and so far we have not heard back from the SEC for comment.
Dreaming of a white Christmas Eve in Southern Indiana
As if the blowing and drifting snow wasn't enough from that wind, bitterly cold wind chills will be settling in as well. Winds today will turn to the West at 15-25 miles per hour at times gusting to 35 miles per hour .
Jairam Thakur new Himachal Chief Minister
Mr Thakur comes from the Mandi region, which till today has never had any saffron party chief minister in the state. Mr Parmar was elected four times, Mr Kumar - three times, Mr Singh - five times, and Mr Dhumal two times.
Thomas Lemar 'would prefer' to join Liverpool
The Daily Star says the France global has been heavily linked with a move away from Ligue 1 in recent months. We have never spoken (to Lemar or his entourage) about the possibility of a January departure.
Bus Plunges Into River in India, Killing Dozens
More than 111,000 thousand people die in road accidents each year in India , the highest toll in the world. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a statement that he was "anguished" by news of the crash.
North Korea calls latest UN sanctions 'an act of war'
The rogue state has warned that sanctions are hurting the North Korean people, a view echoed by certain American media outlets. UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson declared the sanctions were a "vital step" towards curbing its nuclear weapons program.
Salman Khan tops the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list
The King of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan and Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli took the second and the third spot respectively. Salman Khan has topped the Forbes India Celebrity list, claiming himself as the highest paid celebrity in the country.
Civilization VI Is Out On iPad, And It's $60
It's also important to note this iPad version is only the base Civilization VI game without any downloadable content. The iPad release will even contain local multiplayer in addition to the regular multiplayer modes.
One in custody, no injuries after incident at Lambeau
Police appear to be congregating around the loading dock near the southern end of the stadium, which they have cordoned off. He was sacked after an incident on December 3 in which he got into a physical fight with another food service employee.