Originally Posted by 1questxx
That is not correct, the link you posted is to renew the passport in the UK, there is a different procedure to renew your passport abroad, I have the C1 form with me and the countersigner can be any British, EU or Commonwealth citizen.
Good, because I got mine done a few weeks ago and the counter signature wasn't done by someone in the UK!!
Sorry about that, but it was a link from the UK in Spain site, so it wasn't really my fault, I think