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Passport Renewal UK - Hints and tips

Every year, many UK passport renewal applications are rejected because mistakes on the form or incomplete supporting documents.

First things first, let's start with the basics - passport renewal application is made up of three elements:

So make sure you do not make any mistakes in the three areas above.

Below you will have find hints and tips to help you avoid mistakes on your application form.

  1. Make sure you read the instructions before complete the form.

  2. When signing the form, make sure your signature stays inside the box

  3. Make sure the application form is dated

  4. Make sure photos meet the Passport Office requirements. Incorrect passport photos is one of the main reason passport applications are not approved. Passport photos must meet specific standards.

  5. For a straightforward passport renewal you need to provide three things; Recent passport, completed application form and the passport renewal fee. If your passport renewal is more complicated you will need to provide addition supporting documentation.

  6. If you need you passport renewal processed fast, then you will need to apply for the fast track service (1 week) or premium service (1 day).

  7. Remember submitting a passport renewal application is simple. You just have to: carefully READ the instructions, fill out ALL the sections of the form and provide ALL the documents requested including photos that meet Passport Canada requirements. And as they say Bob is your uncle.

Before you travel make sure you;

  • Check the expiry date on your passport

  • Check you have enough empty visa pages

  • Check your passport is not damaged

Four step passport renewal application process:

  1. Obtain an application form.

  2. Complete all applicable sections of the application form.

  3. Obtain two identical passport photos.

  4. Submit your application form.

Need more help?

Call the passport adviceline for the following help:

  • General Enquiries
  • Passport Tracking
  • Urgent Passports
  • Help Filling Forms
  • Which Documents to Send
  • Photo & Signature Requirements
  • Application Timescales
  • Reporting Lost/Stolen Passport

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