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Your child’s first passport in the post

We’ll help you get it right first time for just £16.00

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Passport renewals – important information for coronavirus/Covid-19

Due to the current Covid 19 situation, HM Passport Office has decided to suspend its normal services and only handle urgent, compassionate or compelling passport applications.

Passport services in the Post Office are unavailable.

If customers need an urgent passport application they must contact HM Passport Office directly.

How to get a first passport for your child

Our Paper Passport Check and Send service makes it easy to get your child’s passport. All for £16.00 (plus additional £58.50 passport office fee).

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Get an application form in branch

Find your nearest Post Office.

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You fill in the application form

You’ll need to ask someone to counter sign section 10 and certify your child’s photo.

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We’ll check your application is right

And send off your application to HM Passport Office by special delivery. All for just £16.00.

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You receive the passport in the post

You’ll receive your child’s passport from the HM Passport Office in up to 3 weeks.

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Find your nearest branch

Use our branch finder tool to find where you can apply for a child’s first passport.

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Top tips for filling in a passport form

  • Use a black ballpoint pen and write in capitals
  • Bring originals of your supporting documents, not photocopies
  • Stay within the white boxes and keep your signature within the border
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