Make a note of the barcode number from the front of your application form, as this
will be used to track the progress of your application once you have sent it to us.
Send the correct passport renewal fee.
If you need any help filling in the passport form call the Passport Adviceline on
0300 222 0000
Need your passport fast?
In that case you will need to use the fast track service. The fast track services
requires you, or a nominated representative, to visit one of the passport offices
listed below so that the passport can be processed and delivered within specific
Remember you can renew your passport at any time. Time left on an existing passport
is added to your new one - up to a maximum of 9 months, so make sure you plan ahead.
The busiest times for the Passport Office is between April and August during this
period processing times maybe be as long as 6 weeks.
Make sure you use a black ballpoint pen to fill in your application form.