Some information on this website may be out of date following the recent announcement of the death of The Duke of Edinburgh.

Use of Royal Arms, Names and Images

The Lord Chamberlain's Office produces definitive guidelines on the use of the Royal Arms, Royal Devices, Emblems and Titles and of photographs, portraits, engravings, effigies and busts of The Queen and Members of the Royal Family.

General guidelines

A document produced by the Lord Chamberlain's Office summarises the legal position governing the use, for commercial purposes, of the Royal Arms, Royal Devices, Emblems and Titles and of photographs, portraits, engravings, effigies and busts of The Queen and Members of the Royal Family.

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A selection of messages will be passed onto members of the Royal Family, and may be held in the Royal Archives for posterity.