Help with passports

Last updated: 7 December 2017

Apply for, renew or update a UK passport online

Visit GOV.UK to find out about about online passport applications, renewals and updates.

Get a passport urgently

Find out how to get a passport within 30 days.

Find a Passport Customer Service Centre

Use the Find a Passport Customer Service Centre tool on GOV.UK to find your nearest Passport Office.

Passport advice and complaints

Visit GOV.UK to find out how to contact Her Majesty's Passport Office (HMPO).

Passport photo requirements

Visit GOV.UK to make sure photos for your passport, driving licence or visa meets all the rules required.

Get a passport for your child

Visit GOV.UK for help with child passports.

Apply for your first adult passport

If you are applying for your first adult passport and have questions, visit GOV.UK to find out more.

Passport Check and Send service

Use the Check and Send service at selected Post Office branches to reduce the chances of your passport application being rejected.

Find a passport interview office

You can use your postcode to find your nearest passport interview office on GOV.UK.

Free passports for British nationals born before 2 September 1929

You can get or renew a British passport for free if you're a British national and were born on or before 2 September 1929.

Find out how to apply.

Countersigning passport applications and photos

Check GOV.UK for information on countersigning passports.

Get an emergency travel document

An emergency travel document lets you leave another country if you can't get a new or replacement British passport in time to travel.

How to get an emergency travel document.

Passport fees

Visit GOV.UK to find out how much it costs get a passport.

Track your passport application status

Visit GOV.UK to track your passport application status.

Renew or replace your adult passort

Visit GOV.UK to find out how to renew or replace your adult passport.

Apply for, renew or replace a British passport from overseas

Find out how to apply for, renew or replace a British passport if you're outside the UK.