Renew Passport Urgently UK

How to get renew your passport urgently UK 

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By Nagging Mum

Expired Passport

Without a valid passport you could miss your holiday or get stranded abroad. I don’t want either of those two things happening to anyone, so I’ve pulled together my guide on how to renew your passport urgently. There are two options when renewing your passport urgently, the choice is up to you on which you use depending on how quickly you need your passport.  

Lost Passport

If you’ve lost your passport or had it stolen, then you must replace your passport. This is different to renewing your passport and you must use a different application process.

Renew Passport Urgently

Online Premium

This is the fastest option to renew your passport, you could receive your new passport within two days depending on availability of collection slots. This service will cost £177.

  • You will need to apply for this service on the ‘Online Premium gov.uk’ website.
  • Here you will also be able to book a slot to collect your passport. This will be from one of the seven passport offices across the UK.
  • Answer all the questions on the online application
  • Upload a digital photo of yourself that meets all the requirements
  • Pay online using a credit or debit card
  • Attend your collection slot and remember to take your old passport with you
  • You will receive your new passport at your collection slot

1 week fast track service

With this option your new passport is delivered to your home with a week of your appointment. This service will cost £142.

  • Book an appointment at one of the passport offices to submit your application
  • Pick up a paper application from your local post office – you will need to complete this and bring along to your appointment
  • Get two identical passport photos taken
  • Get someone to countersign your passport application
  • Attend your appointment
  • You will receive your passport one week after your appointment

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