Renew or replace your adult passport

Replace a lost, stolen or damaged passport

You must replace your passport if it has more than reasonable wear and tear because you may not be allowed to travel with it.

If you’re replacing a lost or stolen passport, you may have to attend an interview and your application may take longer.

It costs £75.50 to replace your passport if you apply online or £85 if you fill out a paper form.

Replace a lost or stolen passport

You can replace your passport online.

You can also apply with a paper form. You can get a paper application form:

You can use the Post Office Check and Send service if you’re using a paper form. The address to send it to is on the form.

Photos

Send 2 identical new photos of yourself with your application.

Your application can be delayed if you do not follow the rules about passport photos.

Countersignatories

You need to get your application form and 1 of your photos signed by someone else to prove your identity.

Replace a damaged passport

You can replace your passport online.

You can also apply with a paper form. You can get a paper application form:

You can use the Post Office Check and Send service if you’re using a paper form. The address to send it to is on the form.

Photos

If you’re applying online to replace a damaged passport, you’ll need to get a digital photo.

If you’re applying by post, send 2 identical new photos of yourself with your application.

Your application can be delayed if you do not follow the rules about passport photos.

Countersignatories

If you’re applying with a paper form, you need to get your application form and 1 of your photos signed by someone else.

You do not need to do this if you’re applying online.

How to pay

You need a credit or debit card to apply online.

If you apply by post, you can either pay by:

  • debit or credit card - fill in the form in the application pack
  • cheque - made payable to ‘Her Majesty’s Passport Office’