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How much your passport costs depends on how you apply for it.
You cannot get a refund if you cancel your application or you’re not entitled to a passport.
You’ll pay a different fee if you apply for a passport from another country.
If you need to get a passport urgently, it costs more.
You can pay extra to use the Post Office’s Check and Send service.
Depending on how you apply, you can pay by:
Your supporting documents (for example birth certificates) will be sent back to you free of charge by normal second class post.
It usually costs an extra £5 if you want your documents sent back by secure delivery. Choose this option on your application if you want to use it.
You can get or renew a British passport for free if you’re a British national and you were born on or before 2 September 1929. You can also use the Post Office Check and Send service for free and get free secure delivery.
You must pay a fee if you need to get a passport urgently or if you want a frequent traveller passport (50 pages instead of 34).
Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.
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