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The Identity and Passport Service (IPS) have introduced interviews for all first-time applicants for a British passport. The interview is to verify your identity by getting you to confirm details about your background and past history. Details about booking an interview will be sent to you after your application has been received by HM Passport Office. The interview should take 30 minutes and is free of charge.

You can apply for a british passport at a british embassy or consulate. Download and print the C1 form and C1 notes page, and fill out the C1 form. The C1 notes page is for your information, so keep that until your new passport has arrived. Those aged 15 or younger should use the C2 document set instead. The C1 and C2 document sets can be downloaded from the Foreign Office website,Take two new passport photos. These identical photos must be in color, no more than a month old, Draw up a cashier's check, certified check or money order in the amount necessary to pay your passport renewal fees, if you intend to pay by mail.

This should be made payable to the British Embassy Government Account, Gather additional documents. Submit the C1 or C2 application form, two passport photos,name-change relevant documents (if any) and the appropriate fee. You can do this either in person or by mail

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Required Documents[edit]

Two identical new photos

Application form filled

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Online enquiry form

Telephone: 0300 222 0000

Textphone: 0300 222 0222

Text Relay: 18001 0300 222 0000

Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm

Saturday, Sunday and public holidays, 9am to 5:30pm

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You can apply for a British passport if you have British nationality.

But there are some circumstances where your application can be refused i.e;

  • youre suspected of a serious crime and an arrest warrant has been issued
  • a court order stops you having a UK passport or restricts your travel
  • youre on bail and bail conditions mean you cant leave the UK
  • youve been brought back to the UK before at the governments expense and havent repaid what you owe
  • youve received a European Union or United Nations order which restricts your travel


normal service and post office passport check send prices Adult (16 and over) standard 32-page passport 72.50 81.25 Adult (16 and over) jumbo 48-page passport 85.50 94.25 Child (under 16) passport 46.00 54.75 Passport for people born on or before 2 September 1929 Free Free


Passports belong to the government and can be cancelled or withdrawn at any time.

Documents to Use[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

It takes at least 6 weeks to get your first adult passport once your form has been received

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British passports are issued by the UK government's Her Majesty's Passport Office (HM Passport Office).

All adult individual (aged 16 and over) applying for a passport for the first time must attend an interview with HM Passport Office in person to confirm their identity.

HM Passport Office recommends you allow 6 weeks for your passport application to be processed

You can get an application form for a British passport using the following methods:

Required Information[edit]

  • Proof of nationality
  • Date of birth
  • Applicant name
  • Applicant parents name
  • address

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Need for the Document[edit]

The Falklands enjoy internal self-governance, with the United Kingdom taking responsibility for their defense and foreign affairs Falkland Islanders are legally British citizens.

British passports may be issued to people holding any of the various forms of British nationality, and are used as evidence of the bearer's nationality and immigration status within the United Kingdom or the issuing state/territory

In British overseas territories, British Overseas Territories Citizen passports are issued by the Governor of the territory, whilst British Citizen passport application are forwarded to the Passport Section of the appropriate Foreign Office mission covering the territory (e.g. the United States for all the Caribbean British Overseas Territories).

Information which might help[edit]

If you fill in your form online you get the benefit of interactive help while completing your form. Its also much easier to correct mistakes.

Once youve finished submitting your details online, the form is printed and sent to you. All you need to do then is attach your supporting documents and submit your application.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

As a proof of identity

As a proof of citizenship

External Links[edit]

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