The Identity and Passport Service (IPS) of the UK government are known for the issuance of British passports. An interview with the IPS must be attended by the individual applying for a passport for the first time to confirm his or her identity and all the individuals applying for this passport must be aged 16 and above. It is recommended that an individual will give an allowance of 6 weeks for the passport application to be processed. Individuals are advised not to make any travel arrangements until they receive their passport.
In the case of urgent passports, where an individual needs an urgent passport renewal, IPS offers two types of services which are;
An appointment is required at the Passport Office if both types of services commences. There are also some situations where additional time might be needed to assess an individual’s application such as contacting the individual’s countersignature or confirming the details of the application.
IPS can be contacted for advice to make an appointment at 0300 222 0000.
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