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February 7, 2024

UK Passport Timelines and Reviews 07/02/24

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Passport Application Reviews

Feedback, experiences, timelines, tips and useful information from people that have recently been through the UK passport application process.

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1st Adult Passport

Type of Application:
First UK Adult Passport

Passport Office:
Corby

Submission Date:
20-01-2024

Date Received:
22-01-2024

Overall Experience:
5 Star – Very Easy

Comments:
Application history
StatusDate
Passport printed 4:54am on 31 January 2024
Application approved 1:04pm on 30 January 2024
Documents received 3:50pm on 24 January 2024
Application received 9:34am on 22 January 2024
Identity details received 9:34am on 22 January 2024
Email sent to person confirming your identity 3:47pm on 20 January 2024
Person not eligible 3:31pm on 20 January 2024
Email sent to person confirming your identity 3:23pm on 20 January 2024
Ask someone to confirm your identity 3:22pm on 20 January 2024
Application submitted 3:22pm on 20 January 2024

Type of Application:
First UK Adult Passport

Passport Office:
Corby

Submission Date:
15-01-2024

Date Received:
01-01-2024

Overall Experience:
4 Star – Easy

Comments:
Application Submitted – 15-Jan-24
Identity Details Sent – 15-Jan-24
Application Received -15-Jan-24
Documents Received – 19-Jan-24
Application Approved – 31-Jan-24
Passport Printed – 1-Feb-24
Passport Received – 2-Feb-24
Supporting Documents Received – 3-Feb-24

Type of Application:
First UK Adult Passport

Passport Office:
Corby

Submission Date:
25-01-2024

Date Received:
07-02-2024

Overall Experience:
5 Star – Very Easy

Type of Application:
First UK Adult Passport

Passport Office:
Corby

Submission Date:
13-01-2024

Date Received:
06-02-2024

Overall Experience:
5 Star – Very Easy

Comments:
The only reason my application took longer was because I had to reorder my birth certificate so didn’t send until 2 weeks after submitting docs, once they received my docs it took about a week.

Adult Renewal Passport

Type of Application:
Adult Passport Renewal

Passport Office:
Hemel Hempstead

Submission Date:
29-01-2024

Date Received:
03-02-2024

Overall Experience:
5 Star – Very Easy

Type of Application:
Adult Passport Renewal

Passport Office:
Corby

Submission Date:
01-02-2024

Date Received:
06-02-2024

Overall Experience:
5 Star – Very Easy

Comments:
Very quick & easy, updated by text & email. Applied Thursday, passport recieved Tuesday.

Type of Application:
Adult Passport Renewal

Passport Office:
Hemel Hempstead

Submission Date:
17-01-2024

Date Received:
01-02-2024

Overall Experience:
5 Star – Very Easy

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1st Child Passport

Type of Application:
First Child Passport

Passport Office:
Hemel Hempstead

Submission Date:
31-01-2024

Date Received:
07-02-2024

Overall Experience:
5 Star – Very Easy

Type of Application:
First Child Passport

Passport Office:
Not Sure

Submission Date:
08-01-2024

Date Received:
11-01-2024

Overall Experience:
4 Star – Easy

Child Renewal

Type of Application:
Child Renewal

Passport Office:
Durham

Submission Date:
22-01-2024

Date Received:
30-01-2024

Overall Experience:
5 Star – Very Easy

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