April 25, 2022

Latest UK Passport Processing Times 25th April 2022

First Adult: 43.17 days

First Adult (With Interview): 43.81 days

Adult Renewal: 27.04 days

First Child: 37.88 days

Child Renewal: 29.52 days

One Week Fast Track: 7 days

First Adult (overseas application): 43 days

Adult Renewal (overseas application): 42.22 days

(Crowd sourced data for last 30 days)

View graphs showing averages over time here

6 Replies to “Latest UK Passport Processing Times 25th April 2022”

  1. Gemma says: April 26, 2022 at 8:41 am

    Has anyone had there passport delivered via Royal Mail rather than TNT?

    I got an email from Royal Mail to say they are delivering a package from HM Passport Office. It’s being sent from Northern Ireland (my supporting documents went to Peterborough) I’ve been waiting over 10 weeks, feeling a bit beside myself

    1. Omar says: April 26, 2022 at 2:10 pm

      Hi gemma usually it’s TNT but if you got text from royal mail i guess it’s a new service partner with hmpo. Me too peterborough 7 weeks and still haven’t had a word from them I’m meant to travel on 21st May slowly accepting i won’t be travelling.

      1. Holly says: April 26, 2022 at 6:19 pm

        I’m waiting on Peterborough for my child’s first passport. Was yours a renewal? It said 5 weeks when I applied and that’s been and gone. Have tried getting through on the phone and haven’t got through to them once yet, always cut off. Anyone else finding the same?

      2. meriem says: May 6, 2022 at 2:18 pm

        It is a disaster i submitted my application on 18 February and it shows my application is being processed since 5th April. they ruined all my three plans, and the funny things no one answers when you call to the number they have on their web.

  2. Stan says: April 26, 2022 at 11:24 pm

    Tracking a passport. What is the next step after it says “application being processed?” Its only been a week since I’ve seen that status and we are scheduled to go to Canada the first week of June via an Alaskan cruise. Is there any other document that we can get? I have a valid Resident green card here in the US.

  3. Matthew Waddington says: April 27, 2022 at 12:52 am

    I’m desperate and utterly depressed. First of all this is all my fault I obviously didn’t allow enough time. But I’m due to get married on the 16th may abroad, flying out on the 10th May. I did my application online for my first adult passport on the 23rd March. Today I had to book my virtual interview the earliest date was the 4th May. I was then told after my interview it will take a further 7 to 10 working days. Obviously my passport it’s going to come in time and I just don’t know what to do. I can’t just give up all the money spent, people that our working on our wedding, people I will let down , family friends all paid out money to fly to Malta and celebrate our wedding. The guy said if he gets a cancellation then he will let me know and of course I’m going to ring 3 times a day and ask for cancellations. Any advice gladly received

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