You can get or renew a British passport for free if you’re a British national and were born on or before 2 September 1929.
Apply from the UK
|You’ve held a British passport||Renew your passport|
|You’ve never held a British passport||Apply for your first adult passport|
You can use the standard service or the Post Office Check & Send service free of charge.
You must pay a fee if you need to get a passport urgently.
Help with your application because of a disability
Her Majesty’s Passport Office offers special services for people with disabilities.
If you recently paid for a passport
You can apply for a refund of the standard passport fee if you qualify for a free passport and paid for one after 19 May 2004.
To apply for a refund, contact the Passport Adviceline.
Online enquiry form
Telephone: 0300 222 0000
Textphone: 0300 222 0222
Text relay: 18001 0300 222 0000
Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays, 9am to 5:30pm
Find out about call charges
Apply from outside the UK
Follow the passport application process for the country you’re in.
You don’t have to pay for your application - the passport and delivery to you will be free of charge.