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Online Premium service

You’ll apply, pay and book an appointment online. The earliest you can get an appointment is 2 days from when you apply.

You’ll get your new passport at your appointment. Appointments can last up to 30 minutes.

Do not book an appointment if you’re self-isolating or you or someone you live with has coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms.

It costs £177 (or £187 for a 50 page frequent traveller passport).

You can only use Online Premium to renew an adult passport that was issued after 31 December 2001.

Apply, book an appointment and pay

To use the Online Premium service you’ll need:

  • your old passport
  • a device that takes digital photos (like a smartphone, tablet or digital camera) and someone to take your photo
  • a digital photo of you

Apply, book an appointment and pay

What to bring to your appointment

You need to bring your old passport.

You can ask someone else to go to your appointment for you. They’ll need to bring:

  • your old passport
  • a signed and dated letter from you, naming them and giving them permission to collect the passport
  • their ID (for example passport, driving licence, or utility bill that’s less than 3 months old)

Changing your appointment

Call the ‘Passport Adviceline’ to reschedule your appointment.

Do not book another appointment through the online service. If you do, you will be charged twice.

Do not go to your appointment if:

  • you’re self-isolating because of COVID-19
  • you or someone you live with has COVID-19 symptoms