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UK Child Passport Application Process

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Application Form

To be eligible for a child passport

  • The child must be a British citizen
  • The child must be under the age of 16
  • The person applying on behalf of the child must have parental responsibility

Length of application process

Her Majesty's Passport Office

The standard length of the application process with Her Majesty's Passport Office is 3 weeks, assuming that your application is submitted correctly the first time and is processed without delay.

Rapid British Passports

If you apply via Rapid British Passports, we can process the application in 1 week. For child applications (new and renewal), the passport office does not allow us to collect it on your behalf, and will despatch it directly to you once it's been processed.

Important note

  • If you are applying from outside of the UK, click here.
  • We are required by the passport office to pay for all applications prior to booking. We book all our submissions once all documents have arrived to ensure that no risk of fee loss occurs. Note that our processing time will begin from the booked appointment date.

Service Fee

One Week Service
£ 180*

This service takes 6 business days to deliver your passport, from the moment when your documents have been submitted to British Passport.

*Service fees listed above are subject to VAT and do not include Passport fees to Her Majesty's Passport Office (32-page/48-page passport - £128/137)

Benefits of applying with us

You don't have to go anywhere.

By using us as your acting agency, all you have to do is send us your application from your local post office or by courier.

Your application is processed rapidly.

As your acting passport agency, we aim to process your application at Her Majesty's Passport Office at the earliest bookable appointment time.

Your documents are checked before sending.

Your agent will check your items before applying for your passport in order to avoid delays and rejection.

We provide professional customer service.

Our agents are on-hand via email and phone to assist with any type of query you might have.

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enquiries@rapid-visas.co.uk

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