Welcome to the Passport Office.
Please use the menu below to find all the information you need to apply for a passport in the United Kingdom.
If you are eligible for an adult renewal, you can lodge your application by mail. Please note, there are currently severe delays with opening mail applications. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
All other applications must be submitted in person and by appointment only.
Passports are currently subject to around 10 weeks processing time from payment, so planning well ahead is important.
These instructions guide you through the process and help ensure your application is complete. We also answer a lot of frequently asked questions in our FAQ page.
Below are links to other passport information that may assist you.
- HOW TO APPLY
- WHERE TO APPLY
- APPLYING BY POST – PC7 ADULT RENEWALS ONLY
- DOCUMENTS REQUIRED
- EMERGENCY PASSPORTS AND URGENT TRAVEL
- PROCESSING TIMES
- PASSPORT FEES
- CHANGING YOUR NAME
- PASSPORT FAQs