longer. So make sure you factor this in when applying to renew your passport during the busy period, which is usual from April to August. During this time the application renewal process can double to about 6 weeks.
Remember if you do not check your passport in good time, you risk missing out on your holiday. Statistics from the Passport Office show that parents with young children and young people aged between 16 and 20 are most likely to submit last minute.
First read these tips on passport renewal;