How to apply and obtain UK Passport? Procedure, Documents required, Cost

How to apply for a UK passport

  • Apply online and pay there: Apply as soon as you are prepared with all of your documents, a photo to submit, and a code to enter.
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  • A standard passport costs £75.50 plus the courier fee
    • Check the application form here
    • birth or adoption certificate, Parents’ details
      • name, date and place of birth
      • nationality
      • UK passport details (if this applies)
      • date of marriage or civil partnership (if this applies)
  • Grandparents details
        • name, date and place of birth
        • date of marriage or civil partnership (if this applies)

Contact for further information

Telephone: +44 (0) 300 330 0901
Textphone: +44 (0) 300 330 0808
Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 8:00pm (UK time)
Weekends and public holidays, 9:00am to 5:30pm (UK time)

  • Passports for adults typically last 10 years, while those for children often last 5 years.

Need a 50-page passport?

  • A typical passport contains 34 pages. If you frequently travel and require additional visa room, tick the box for a 50-page passport on the application.
    This costs more than a passport with 34 pages.

Do you require a Braille sticker for your new passport?

  • Put an ‘X’ in the ‘Braille’ box if you or the applicant needs a Braille sticker added to the new passport due to vision problems.
  • A basic 34-page passport is free for anybody who was born on or before September 2, 1929. The passport will be delivered free of charge to you.
  • First adult passport: Passport interview will be there

Get an urgent UK Passport

There are 3 ways to apply for an urgent passport in the UK.

        • You can obtain a passport immediately using the Premium and Fast Track options.
        • Due to COVID-19, premium and fast-track services are momentarily unavailable. But if you require a UK passport immediately, you can still apply. Contact Passport Advice Control immediately.
        • You must schedule and pay for an online appointment at the passport office. Up to three weeks in advance, you can make an appointment.

If you are in the UK, there are three ways to apply for an urgent passport.

You must make an appointment at the nearby passport office to complete the application.

Online Premium

        • At your consultation, you receive your new passport. 30-minute appointments are possible.
        • This service is available for adult passport renewal.
        • Use the Online Premium service.

Paper Premium

        • Usually, four hours following your consultation, you receive your new passport.

This service is available for:

1-week Fast Track

        • After your appointment, your new passport is delivered to your house within a week. To sign for it, perhaps someone needs to be present.

You can use this service to:

        • Renew a passport for a child or adult
        • Modify your passport’s name (for instance, using a marriage document or deed poll)
        • alter your personal information, such as your gender, on your passport.
        • substitute for a lost, stolen, or harmed passport
        • Obtain a passport for your first kid.
        • Use the 1 week Fast Track service.

If you are unable to apply online. Call the passport helpline to make an appointment and pay your fee.

How to apply first child UK passport?

Apply online

To apply online, you’ll need:

        • digital photo of your kid (or a camera that can shoot digital pictures)
        • supporting documents
        • a credit or debit card
        • It costs £49.

For more details, visit here

Grandparent details: Depending on what you tell us, we might ask them for:


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