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Renew a child’s passport

Need to renew your child’s passport? We’ll help you get it right first time.

How to renew a child's passport

Our Passport Check and Send service makes it easy to renew a child's passport. From form to photos, we’ll make sure your application meets all HM Passport Office requirements, right first time. All for £9.75.

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Complete the form

Complete a passport application form, available at any Post Office branch.

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Take your photo

Get two colour photographs taken and verified. Alternatively we can do this for you in some branches.

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We’ll check it’s right

Bring it all into a participating branch and we’ll check it to make sure it meets all HM Passport Office requirements.

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We’ll send it off

We’ll send it off to HM Passport Office by secure post.

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Find your nearest branch

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

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when you purchase it with another selected travel product

Choose from a Hawaiian Tropic sun cream bundle worth up to £33 or a £10 Gift Cardˡ. Terms and conditions applyˠ

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How much does a new passport cost?

It will cost you £68.25 in total to renew your child's passport. This includes the passport fee of £58.50 and a Post Office Check & Send fee of £9.75.

How do I know if my passport is damaged?

HM Passport Office classes a passport as damaged if:

  • You can’t read any of the details
  • The laminate cover has peeled away, or the top of the picture is damaged
  • There’s an ink or chemical spillage on any page
  • Your personal details are discoloured
  • Any of the pages are missing or detached
  • The chip is damaged or showing through the back cover (e-passports only)
  • There’s excess water damage
  • The passport won’t scan

Can I book my travel before I get my passport?

Passport Check & Send services are not guaranteed. Don’t book your travel until you’ve received your first or new passport.

How can I get in touch?

Using our online contact form

By Post:



Alternatively Textphone us:
0345 722 3355

Need to contact us using Braille, audio or large print? No problem, we'll respond to you in the same format.

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Top tips for filling in your
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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ˠ Offer open to customers who purchase Travel Money or load currency onto a new or existing Travel Money Card  in-branch or online (minimum spend applies to online purchases), or use Passport or Digital Passport Check & Send service in-branch, or apply for an International Driving Permit in-branch between 1 June and 29 September 2019, and then go on to buy a new Travel Insurance Policy online, by phone or in-branch, between 1 June and 29 September 2019 or renew a Travel Insurance Policy online, or by phone, between 1 June and 29 September 2019. Customers must use the promotional code provided when buying the Travel Insurance Policy and must have a valid email address. One £10 Gift Cardˡ (ˡRestrictions apply, see or Hawaiian Tropic Sun Cream Bundle to the value of £33 per Policy, providing each Policy is purchased at least 30 days apart. Customers have 14 days to claim the gift from receipt of email on how to redeem. Gifts will be sent within 7 days of being claimed. Each Gift is subject to its own t&cs. Cannot be used in conjunction with other offers. For full T&Cs visit