All passport applications must be lodged in person.
The Passport Office in London operates an appointment system. You will not be seen without an appointment.
All passport applicants must present a fully completed application to the interview, this includes a printed application form, original supporting documents and identification. Incomplete applications are not accepted
Appointments can only be made by calling 020 7887 5816 (0900 - 1200 Monday - Friday).
Current processing times -
you should allow 7 weeks to obtain a new passport. It takes 3 weeks to process a passport application once submitted, along with a 4 week wait for an appointment. For more information about processing times and fees click here.
Opening Hours 0900 - 1600 Monday - Friday
Australian High Commission
LONDON WC2B 4LA
The Passport Office (and the Australian High Commission) will be closed on the following UK and Australian public holidays.
Applying in the UK if you normally reside outside of the UK
Change of name
Frequently asked questions
Guarantor of applicant
Who needs to attend the interview and what to expect
The Passport Office undertakes outreach passport interviews at locations around the UK from time to time. Visit our outreach passport interviews
page for more information.