British Passport Applications

Eligibility for a British Passport:

Information for British overseas territories citizens

British Passport Applications: First Adult Passport

Applying while overseas: www.gov.uk/overseas-passports
A standard passport costs £86 plus a £19.86 courier fee.

Applying while in the UK:

If you’re in the UK, you can either:

Apply with a paper form:

1. What You Need

To apply with a paper form you’ll need:

It is taking longer than usual to process applications because of coronavirus (COVID-19). Do not apply unless you’re travelling before September 2020 or you need a passport urgently for compassionate reasons.

It costs £85. The booklet that comes with the form explains how to pay.

2. Fill in your application form

Fill in your application form

You can get a paper application form from either:

Fill in sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 9. Your countersignatory will need to fill in section 10.

Read the booklet that comes with the form if you need help with your application.

3. Get a countersignatory

You need to get someone else to confirm your identity (a ‘countersignatory’). They’ll need to:

  • fill in section 10 of your form
  • sign and date one of your photos

Find out who can be a countersignatory and what they need to do.

4. Gather your documents and send your application

You need to send all of the following:

your filled-in application form
your 2 passport photos (one of them signed and dated by your countersignatory)

To send in your form, documents and photos, you can either:

post them using the pre-printed envelope that comes with the form
take them to the Post Office if you want to use the Passport Check and Send service.

After you apply, you may be asked to attend an interview.

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