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


Required Documents[edit]

  • Two identical new photos
  • Application form filled

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

BOTC Passport Application
Turks and Caicos Islands Government
Turks and Caicos Islands
Phone: (649) 338- 2940
Email: [email protected]

Ministry of Border Control and Employment

Grand Turk

Three Degrees Office Complex
Airport Road, Grand Turk
Turks and Caicos Islands, British West Indies

Office of the Minister and Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Border Control and Labour
Telephone: (649) 946-2801 Extn 40709
Fax: (649) 946-2885
Email: [email protected]

Border Control and Enforcement (Immigration)
Tel: 946-2801 Extn 40709, 40710
Fax: 946-2885

Registration and Citizenship
Tel: 946-2801 Extn 41702
Fax: 946-1394

One Stop Shop
Tel: 946-2801 Extn 10605, 10606
Fax: 946-2924


Sams Building
Down Town, Providenciales
Turks and Caicos Islands, British West Indies

Border Control and Enforcement (Immigration)
Tel: 946-2801 Extn 81412
Fax: 946-4263

Registration and Citizenship
Tel: 946-2801 Extn 81438, 81440
Fax: 941-8847

One Stop Shop
Tel: 946-2801 Extn 81444

South Caicos

Basden Hill, South Caicos
Tel: 946-3355
Fax: 946-3355

North Caicos

Paul Higgs Building
Bottle Creek, North Caicos
Tel: 946-7375
Fax: 946-7375

British Embassy or High Commission - Offices


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


Passport type:Adult (16 and over) standard 32-page passport

Normal service (online or by post) 72.50

Post Office Passport Check & Send 81.25

Passport Type: Adult (16 and over) jumbo 48-page passport

Normal service (online or by post) 85.50

Post Office Passport Check & Send94.25

Passport type: Child (under 16) passport

Normal service (online or by post) 46.00

Post Office Passport Check & Send 54.75

Passport for people born on or before 2 September 1929 no fee


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

Need for the Document[edit]

The Turks and Caicos Islands are a British Overseas Territory consisting of the larger Caicos Islands and smaller Turks Islands. The Turks and Caicos Islands passport is a British passport issued to British Overseas Territories citizens with a connection to the Turks and Caicos Islands.

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]


More information which might help people.