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You can apply for, renew or update your passport and pay for it online. You’ll have to print out a form at the end.

You must sign and date the form, add any documents or photographs that are needed, and return it for processing.

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You’ll need a debit or credit card to use this service.

It should take 6 weeks to get your first adult passport once your form has been received. For all other application types, it should take 3 weeks.

It can take longer if more information is needed or your application hasn’t been filled out correctly.

You should use a different service if you need your passport urgently.

Don’t book travel until you have a valid passport - doing so is at your own risk.

You can pick up passport application forms from your local Post Office and apply by post, or use the Post Office Check and Send service.