Do I Need To Send My Foreign Passport When Applying For British Passport?

What is the waiting time for British citizenship application?

British citizenship applications can take between 2-6 months.

You can’t apply for them via the Premium Same Day Service such as for visa and ILR applications.

The application must be mailed.

In our experience, the vast majority of applicants have their application approved within 3-4 months..

Should I destroy my old UK passport?

“Not the case for passports! Hold on to your canceled passport and store it in a safe place. It should be kept in a different location than your valid passport. Even though you can’t use your old passport for travel, it’s still a useful document.”

What is the current waiting time for a UK passport renewal?

19.43 daysThe current average wait time to renew a passport is 19.43 days as of December 2nd 2020. We display data for UK adult passport renewal and also child renewal processing times. The renewal time is calculated from submitting your online or postal application to the date that you actually receive it back.

What do I do with my old UK passport?

Passports are to be sent back to either the UK Passport Office or the embassy or consulate that represents a foreign state in the UK.

Can I apply for British passport at the same time as Naturalisation?

It is now possible to apply for your British Passport and British Citizenship at the same time if you use the online citizenship application process. This easy and efficient service has been developed in partnership with the Home Office. … Applications are made using the standard British Passport application form.

Can I apply for British passport without Naturalisation?

You must have British nationality to apply for or hold a British passport. Having British nationality does not guarantee you a passport. For example, you may not get a new passport (or your existing passport may be taken from you) if: you’re suspected of a serious crime and an arrest warrant has been issued.

How do I get my first British passport?

You can apply for a first adult passport if all of the following apply:you’re a British national.you’re aged 16 or over (or will be in 3 weeks)you’ve never had a UK passport before.

Can I have my UK passport sent to a different address?

We won’t normally return your passport to an address that is different from your current address. If you want it delivered to a different address, please explain why and give the other address in section 8. We may ask you for evidence of your link to that address.

What ID can I use if I don’t have a passport?

If you have no photo ID, a copy of your original Birth Certificate or National Insurance Card will be accepted provided it is accompanied by a passport sized photo that is countersigned on the back by someone who can confirm your identity.

How much does it cost for British citizenship?

6. Applications made in the UKFees categoryCurrent FeeNew fee from 6 April 2018Naturalisation British overseas territory citizens£962£1,000Nationality registration as a British citizen – adult [footnote 4]£1,163£1,206Nationality registration as a British citizen – child [footnote 5]£973£1,01231 more rows

What supporting documents do I need for a UK passport?

You’ll need all of the following: your full birth certificate showing your parents’ details. the passport you used to come into the UK or any foreign passport that you’re included on. evidence of one parent’s British nationality, for example their UK birth or adoption, naturalisation or registration certificate.

Do I have to send my old UK passport when renewing?

Yes, your old passport will be returned unless it is deemed to be damaged by the UK Identity & Passport Service (IPS). The passport will clearly indicate that it is invalid and it is important that you advise whether any valid visas remain in the passport before applying for it to be renewed.

Can I apply for my first British passport from abroad?

To now apply for your passport, use the overseas tool to find the specific advice about how to renew or apply for your passport from the country you are in. Remember if you’re a dual national, you must send a colour photocopy of your non-UK passport (every page including blank pages) as part of your application.

How much is a adults Passport UK?

Passport feesApply onlineApply by paper formAdult (16 and over) standard 34-page passport£75.50£85Adult (16 and over) 50-page frequent traveller passport£85.50£95Child (under 16) standard 34-page passport£49£58.50Child (under 16) 50-page frequent traveller passport£59£68.501 more row

Do I need to send my passport when applying for British citizenship?

You’ll be asked to make an appointment at a UK Visa and Citizenship Application Services ( UKVCAS ) service point to provide your biometric information (your fingerprints and a photo). You do not need to send your documents anywhere.