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Nominate someone for an honour

Honours are given to people from all walks of life and all sections of society who have made a difference to their community. Here, you can download the official guidance notes and nomination forms, and find out where to send them when completed.

How to use this service

Please read the guidance notes carefully. Complete your form as fully as possible and ensure that you have the required letters of support.

Nomination form - guidance notes

Nomination form

Writing a letter of support for a nomination

If you are writing a letter of support, you may find the following booklet useful.

Returning your form

If the person you are nominating resides in Northern Ireland, or their activities relate to Northern Ireland, please return the form to the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister at the following address:

Northern Ireland Honours Secretariat
Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister
Room FD34
Stormont Castle
Stormont Estate
Belfast
BT4 3TT

You can send it by post, email or you can fax it.

Great Britain

If the person you are nominating resides in Great Britain, or their activities relate to Great Britain, please return the form to the Cabinet Office.