Latest UK Passport Waiting Times

How long does it take to get a passport?

Latest UK Passport Processing Times

We calculate how long it is currently taking to get a passport calculated from data received from recent UK Passport applicants. If you have applied for your passport and want to know how long it takes you can find out from the averages below. The averages are updated daily to give you a good idea how long it may take to get your passport. We tell you how long it takes to renew a passport and also first passport applications.

When you do receive your passport please do submit your waiting time to us so you can be part of our crowd sourced average and receive exclusive travel deals.

Latest UK Passport Waiting Times:

UPDATED:  24th May 2024

1st Adult Application:
Average wait time: 14.63 days
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First Adult Passport (With Interview):
Average wait time: 22.52 days
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Adult Passport Renewal
Average wait time: 10.95 days
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1st Child Passport
Average wait time: 14.45 days
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Child Renewal Passport
Average wait time: 11.11 days
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One Week Fast Track Passport:
Average wait time: 5.86 days
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Lost/Stolen Passport:
Average wait time: 8.28 days
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First Adult Passport (overseas application):
Average wait time: 22.10 days
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Adult Renewal Passport (overseas application):
Average wait time: 20.53 days
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(Calculated from timelines received from recent applicants over the last 30 days)

When you do receive your passport please do submit your waiting time to us so you can be part of our crowd sourced average and receive exclusive travel deals.

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