Reporting A Lost/Stolen Passport & Urgent Replacement

Lost or stolen passports cost UK travellers almost 5 million every year in emergency travel documents (ETD) the cost of replacing your passport and the extra cost of travel, time wasted and of course including the inconvenience. Many of these lost or stolen passports happen while people are already abroad on holiday's and business trips which can cause havoc for you...

Read More

Passport Interview - What Questions Will I Be Asked?

If you are applying for your first British Passport and are over the age of 15 years you will be required to attend a passport interview as part of the application process. This does not apply to applicants under the age of 16 or adults who have held a passport as a child. If this is your first adult application for a British Passport, you must first send off your or...

Read More

Mistakes On Passport Applications

One of the biggest causes of delays in passport applications are down to errors made on your application. These errors can be quite varied, and you may not be aware of all of the rules and regulations surrounding mistakes on your passport application. Errors can include many things from misspelled names, crossing out mistakes in the wrong way, using the wrong coloured...

Read More

When Do I Need To Renew My Passport?

Passport renewal can often go from one extreme to another. While thousands of people forget get to renew their passports for various reasons and end up losing out on holidays or travel plans, thousands of people renew their passport when there is absolutely no need to. Getting the balance right is all about having the correct information to hand, but with so many inf...

Read More

Lost Passport Guidance

Losing your passport before you holiday can literally make or break your plans. Nearly 20,000 British passports were reported as either lost or stolen worldwide last year alone. This does not include the many more thousands of passports that people are not yet even aware that they have lost their passport. Since 2010/11 there has been an 11% increase in the amount of...

Read More

How To Get Your Passport Faster

Getting your passport in time can be a very stressful experience, especially if you have already booked your travel plans and your travel date is coming up. Although we always recommend to never book travel until you are sure your passport is valid, more and more people are trying to snap up those last minute deals. But, in the process of trying to save a few pounds, ...

Read More

Passport Office Blog

Our blog is full of useful tips and interesting facts about the world of Passports and Travel.

Passports Office provides relevant information about new passports, renewing an existing passport, and the contact details of key UK passport offices.