Peak times for Passport Applications
With the summer holidays fast approaching, many people and families have booked or are looking to book a holiday abroad. What you might not realise is that with so many people trying to get new passports or renew old ones the waiting times for receiving your passport goes up dramatically, as the passport office deal with the backlog of waiting passport applications.
The average waiting time to receive a UK passport via the standard postal service ...
If you need your passport urgently there are a number of ways you can fast track the process:
If you are travelling to your destination within four weeks you may need to visit a local Passport Office.
The two urgent passport services are:
• One Week Fast-Track Service
• Same Day Passport Service
Note: this is not available for first time adult passports.
GET YOUR PASSPORT URGENTLY