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Anniversaries and honours

If you would like to thank someone who has made a difference to your community, you can nominate them for an honour. There are different types of award, each one recognising a different type of contribution. These pages explain how to nominate someone for an honour.

Find out who is eligible for a message from the Queen on their birthday or anniversary and how to apply.

Messages from the Queen

Information on which birthdays and anniversaries the Queen will mark by sending personalised greetings cards and how to apply for these messages

Nominations for the honours list

Information on who can be nominated for inclusion in the Honours List, how to nominate someone and the procedures for receiving an honour.