Queen Elizabeth II's Strangest Privileges and Powers
1/8 She can drive without a license. The Queen is the only person in the U.K. who doesn't legally need a license number or a number plate.
2/8 She doesn't need a passport to travel. Though other members of the royal family still have to have them, because all U.K. passports are issued in the Queen's name, she doesn't need one herself.
3/8 She gets to celebrate two birthdays. Her official one on April 21, and then another in June.
4/8 She has her own private cash machine. The Queen has her own cash machine installed in the basement of Buckingham Palace, courtesy of the posh bank, Coutts.
5/8The Queen owns a lot of animals. In addition to her gang of corgis, the queen also owns all the swans in the River Thames, all the dolphins in British waters, and sturgeons and whales too.
6/8 The Queen doesn't have to pay tax. Though she doesn't have to, The queen voluntarily began paying her fair share in 1992.
7/8 She can basically never be arrested. After all, she's completely immune from prosecution. She and her family are also spared from all Freedom of Information requests, meaning they don't have to give anyone access to their information.
8/8 She is head of a religion. Along with her royal title, the queen is also the head of the Church of England. This means she's not allowed to convert to any other religion or church. If she does, her title can be removed and another head be appointed.