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passport renewal times

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passport renewal times

Has anyone renewed their standard UK passport in the last month or so and can advise exactly how it took? Many thanks

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1. Re: passport renewal times

Hi,

Welcome to the Holiday Travel forum.

That depends on a number of factors; whether your UK passport is current, proximity to travel date, and numerous other circumstances.

However, it is stated 'officially' that it takes 3 weeks. If you require urgent processing, even same day processing, you are required proof of travel, proof of circumstances and a payment of additional fees.

https://www.gov.uk/renew-adult-passport

Edited: 14 October 2013, 13:58
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2. Re: passport renewal times

thank you for you reply, however, I am aware of all the 'offical' timescales and scenarios, what I was looking for was some anecdotal evidence of how long someones recent renewal had actually taken, It is a straight forward renewal of a 10 year uk passport sent via the post office check and send service - has anyone reading this renewed in the last month and if so, how long did it take ? Many thanks if you are able to post...

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3. Re: passport renewal times

edalcal,

It would probably be better to post your question directly to the UK forums where you have a large populace of locals supporting traveler questions. They would be much more likely to provide you recent experiences compared to the international group of experts and TA members that support this general Holiday Travel forum. Here is the link to the UK forums to get you started.

tripadvisor.com/ShowForum-g186216-i15-United…

Good luck with your research and hope you find the information you are seeking.

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