Earlier this year The Home Office proposed a significant price increase to almost all passport applications, this proposal went largely unreported and as a result many customers are unaware of the impending price changes.
Some passport applications are set to increase by 27% with this staggering jump in price many people will want to know why this is happening now an...
Attending an urgent passport appointment can be a daunting experience, especially for those customers that have never attended a Passport Office before. The Passport Offices are government run buildings and therefore have very tight security as well as strict rules and regulations on attending urgent appointments and the consequences of missing your urgent appointment...
UK passports are considered to be the most powerful travel documents in the world, along with Finland and Sweden a UK passport grants you visa free or visa upon arrival to 173 countries around the world. With unrestricted access to so many countries it's clear to see why UK passports are so desirable.
Each country has their own rules and regulations surrounding elig...
Most consumers are unaware but when renewing or updating your existing passport the passport number will change, this is due to many reasons however the most important is the prevention of fraudulent activity. This article explains more about the passport number change and how you can be cautious when booking travel arrangements or applying for visas knowing that your...
Applying for a new passport or renewing your existing passport requires a lot of personal information, but as we know your personal details can change over the years due to life changes and personal circumstances.
Changes can happen at any time and many people like to implement these changes on their legal documents, bills and identification as soon as possible, esp...
Peak season for passport applications is between the months of January to August. Most people are unaware of the many different services on offer, however each service has certain requirements depending on whether the applicant is an adult or a child, if there is any name changes and if the passport is lost,stolen or damaged.
We have prepared this extensive guide to ...
We receive many questions in relation to children's appointments for urgent Fast-Track 7 Day Services, this article aims to address many of these common questions to help you when planning the renewal or first time application for your child.
For the avoidance of doubt we confirm that HM Passport Office classes a child as any individual under the age of 16 years. If ...
Many customers are often unaware that November / December is the best time to apply for or renew your passport due to the peak and off-peak times. On average turnaround times for applications during this time can be 30-40% faster than in January, this is due to the fact that once the holiday season has passed many customers will opt to renew or replace their passports...
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