How to Apply United Kingdom Passport | UK Passport Application & Renew Process

How to Apply United Kingdom Passport | UK Passport Application & Renew

How to apply UK first passport in this article? We will also discuss how to apply passport if you are outside the UK. What to do if you have lost your passport or your passport is restoring. How much it will cost.

Who can apply first adult UK Passport?

You can apply for the first added passport if all of the following apply:

  • Your British national
  • Your aged is 16 or over (or will be in 3 weeks)
  • You will never had the passport before.
  • You must also apply if your last UK passport was issued before 1st of January 1994.
  • You can use your child passport until it expires, even if you are over 18.
  • An Adult passport is valid for 10 years. 

Get a Countersignatory

You need to get someone else to confirm your identity (a countersignatory). They'll need to:

  • Fill the section 10 of your form.
  • Sign and date one of your photos.

How long it takes?

  • You should allow up to 10 weeks when we receive your old passport, any supporting documents, or confirmation of your identity details if needed. 
  • There are different turnaround times if you are applying from another country.

How to apply for the UK passport?

  • Apply online to use the standard service.
  • You can also apply with a paper form from a post office. This costs an extra 16 pounds.
  • If you need a passport urgently you can find out more about the Online Premium or one week fast track services. 

UK Passport Application

This is how the website looks like to apply the passport. The only valid in with athontic website is On that go to passport travel and living abroad section in that click passports and you will come to this page. Click Start now and you will start filling up the application online.

How much it cost?

Your uk passport fees valid from different to different scenario. So if you are added 16 and over and you need 34 page passport, if you apply online, it will be 82 pounds 50 pence. So if you apply by paper on a form, it will be 93 pounds. It will be 16 pound extra for that. If you want 50-page frequent traveler, then £93 pounds online application fee for child is 53 pounds for child under 16, 50 pages 64 pounds passport for people born on or before 2nd September 1929 It's free.

What documents you need to apply UK Passport?

  • You must send original document. Photocopier are not accepted.
  • If you do not have original documents or certificate (for example your birth cirtificate), you need to get an official copy for that before you apply for your passport.

You will need all the followings:

  • Your full birth certificate showing your parents details.
  • The passport you used to come into UK or any foreign passport that you are included on. 
  • Evidence of one parents British nationality, for example their UK birth or adoption, naturalization or registration certificate.
  • If these documents relate to your father, you must include the marriage certificate showing when he married to your mother.

How your document will be sent back?

  1. The supporting documents will be written separately from your passport.
  2. How you get them to spend on your delivery option, you choose when you fill the application form.

How to get a passport if you are outside the UK.

So if you are outside the UK, you will go to Or travel and living Abroad on section, click passport in that section you will click overseas British passport application. You can fill out the application online and you can get the passport delivered or you can collect it to the nearest Embassy. The fees and the details will come up when you will start the application. 

Lost or Stolen Passport

Lost and Stolen Passport?

What to do when you your passport is lost or stolen how to get it. So you will go this link

and you need to fill this application form, which is known as cancel a lost or stolen passport. First you will do that you will get a code generated. You will keep that code with you and you will use that code when you apply your passport again, you can do it yourself or someone else can also do it on your behalf. You must cancel a lost or stolen passport as soon as possible. This will reduce the risk of anyone else using your passport or your identity. 

Can I Renew My Uk Passport Online From Abroad?

Yes, you can renew your UK passport online from abroad. You will need to have a digital passport photo, a debit or credit card, and access to a printer to print out the application form and a postal address to receive your new passport. You will also need to provide details of your current passport and answer some security questions. The processing time may vary depending on your location.

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