Passport Faults & Mistakes On Passports

We always recommend customers routinely check their passports for damage, wear and tear as these issues cost travelers thousands of pounds every year in missed holidays, additional travel plans and the inconvenience of needing to replace your existing passport. However, with this in mind there are some parts of your passport that you can not inspect for damage like th...

Read More

Passport Fees Increased

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...

Read More

Attending Urgent Appointments

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...

Read More

Your First UK Passports & Eligibility

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...

Read More

Will My Passport Number Change?

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...

Read More

Passport Name Changes, Gender, Titles & Reverting to Previous Names

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...

Read More

Passport Renewal, Online, Post & In Person

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 ...

Read More

Children & Urgent Appointments

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 ...

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.

This website is not affiliated with Her Majesty's Passport Office from which similar information is available from We are an independent service provider offering services & advice. We charge a service fee of £15.00, £19.00 or £26.00 per applicant, for further support in addition to HM Passport Office fees for your passport.

Website operated by TeIadvisor Ltd  Company No. 07063938  |  E:  |  T: 0333 301 2244   For more about our third party services see here.

TeIadvisor Ltd, Third Floor, 86-90 Paul Street, London, EC2A 4NE  *Do not send applications to this address as we are a third party   See our terms & conditions.