How to Apply For a Passport in Rights
Find out everything you need to know and what to do if you need to apply for your first adult passport in the UK, or if you need an urgent passport before going on holiday.
Eek! Can’t find your passport?
If you need to renew or replace a lost/stolen adult passport, it can take up to three weeks.
If you still have your old passport but you aren’t recognisable in the photo, or if you’re replacing a lost, stolen or damaged passport, you’ll need to get your application form and one of your photos signed by someone else to prove your identity.
If you need a replacement passport urgently, you can use the one week fast-track service, or pay a little extra for the premium service to get a new passport within four hours.