Who can Countersign a Passport Application?

21/03/2015

Many applicants are aware that they need someone to countersign their Passport application, but a large percentage of people are not aware that the requirements for choosing the right individual to perform the countersign are very specific.

We have prepared this guidance in order to make it clear for all applicants what is required of the person countersigning a British Passport application.

The basic circumstances for requiring a counter...

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Passport Office Information

This website provides relevant information about new passports, renewing an existing passport, and the contact details of key UK passport offices. Apply or renew your passport online, or use an urgent service to get your passport quickly, follow our advice and we are sure you will find the perfect route for your passport application.

Our aim is to provide British citizens with help for issues regarding UK Passport applications, renewals of passports and further help and advice for those with special passport circumstances. We provide help on a range of topics e.g. Who can renew their passport / and how quickly can I renew my Passport?, Information for Standard Passport Applications & Urgent Applications, Passport Renewals for Children and Special Requirements along with tips for all application types.

When it comes to either applying for or updating your passport information, the Home Office will often stress that it is very important to get all of the documents that you need together before you apply. This is because there are several methods for passport application and renewal, and personal circumstances often dictate which method is most appropriate.

We are here to provide information on various aspects of the passport process, including urgent passport applications, applying for a first passport, and special circumstances for adult and child passports. We can also be of assistance should you wish to check the progress of an existing application or to carry out a lost or stolen passport application with a UK passport office.


Emergency Passport

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


Please note this is not available for first time adult passports.

GET YOUR PASSPORT URGENTLY

This service allows you to book a Fast-Track One Week or Premium One Day Passport Appointment
at your local Passport Office. For general enquiries please contact the passport advice line on 0300 222 0000.

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