Can I travel with an expired UK Passport?
If your passport has expired, you must renew it before you can travel.
Do not book travel until you have a valid passport
Will my new British Passport have the same number as the old one:
your new passport will not have the same number as your old one.
My British Passport has 3 months’ validity; can I travel with it?
You need at least 6 months left on your passport to travel to certain countries. You can however travel to the UK with a passport that is valid for 3 months.
Can I renew my UK Passport before the 6 months’ period?
You can renew whenever you want but it is well noted that time left on your old passport will not be added to your new one.
I have an EU British Passport, will I need to replace it because of Brexit?
If your passport is burgundy or has ‘European Union’ on the cover, you can still use it as long as it has enough time left on it.
At what age can I apply for an adult UK Passport
You must be aged 16 or over (or turning 16 in the next 3 weeks) to get an adult passport.
How long does the process take?
It is currently taking about 10 weeks due to a backlog at HM Passport Office
How will my new British Passport be sent to me?
Your Passport will be sent with DHL to your residential address, this is why it is important to send current proof of address.
Will my Old Passport be returned to me?
Your Old Passport along with any supporting documents will also be returned Via DHL but in a separate courier package. This is done for security reasons and usually comes a few days apart.
British Passport Renewals
Renew your British Passport
We offer to facilitate the renewal process, removing the stress, anxiety and uncertainty that normally surrounds the process of dealing with Government websites and institutions. We will help renew your UK Passport with very little effort required from yourself.
We will lodge the application online with Her Majesty's Passport Office on your behalf.
In order for us to renew your British Passport, we will need you to send us a colour Passport picture of yourself. You can have one taken professionally at a Kodak or similar store and the picture emailed to you.
Please see below link to the digital photo guide which you can take with to the photographic store.
We will also need you to complete only section 2 of the 0S form.
We will send a courier to collect your old UK Passport and the form as well as proof of address from your home or office.
The documents will come to our office where we will lodge the application online with HM Passport Office before being dispatched to Durham for processing.
The new Passport will be ready in about 6 weeks
The documents are couriered to the UK and we are also able to track the courier and receive a proof of delivery as soon as the application arrives in the UK and have experienced them to be extremely safe and reliable.
We will keep track of the status of the application throughout the duration of the process and forward all correspondence from HM Passport Office via email.
The new British Passport and your old Passport (clipped at the edge) as well as any original supporting documents are couriered directly to your residential address in two separate packages for security reasons.
You will be notified by DHL when the packages are on route to your home and we will also notify you when to expect delivery.
We will be in your service until the passport and supporting documents have been safely delivered into your hands.
NB HM Passport Office considers passports that have been left expired for more than 10 years to have lapsed and treat them the same as a first time application. Please visit this page on our website for more information or call or email us. Further to the above, HM Passport Office generally request all original supporting certificates for Passports issued at a Foreign Consulate left expired for more than 5 years
Call us today to renew your British Passport, complete the below contact form, leave your cell number in the message body and we will call you.
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