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THIS IS AN EMERGENACY!!!

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babyrose Thu 28-Jul-11 21:17:09

my fiance and i have booked a wk away to greece, i needed a new passport and so did our son (14months) we applied for them on the 19july and were told by the post office 10 working days (we fly out 10th aug) we have been checking on ips website every few days to see what was happening and it turns out that it takes 3wks!!! this isnt what we got told grrrrr!!!!

has anyone else had this problem b4 and got the passports on time?

HarlotOTara Thu 28-Jul-11 21:18:54

Mine took 2 weeks got them a week ago hth

thisisyesterday Thu 28-Jul-11 21:19:14

eep. can you call the passport office and find out where they are?

c0vb1rd Thu 28-Jul-11 21:20:29

If you did the check and post service at the post office it should arrive on time

3cutedarlings Thu 28-Jul-11 21:22:01

Yes just call and ask, your passport is just a renewal and not a first adult passport isnt it?

Its not actually been 10 working days yet.

babyrose Thu 28-Jul-11 21:24:13

we phoned my passport is going through examination process just now. my sons will take longer as its a first passport.

zeus123 Thu 28-Jul-11 21:25:17

You can get emergency passport. One of our friends dd got it in a day or two.you could ask for it. Sorry can't give any more information as they are on holiday.

babyrose Thu 28-Jul-11 21:25:54

yes mine is just a renewal. the guy i spoke to said the post office shouldnt be telling people that as it can take 3wks.

babyrose Thu 28-Jul-11 21:28:25

i asked if there was anything we could do. he just suggested an upgrade.

babyrose Mon 01-Aug-11 16:43:14

emergancy over! ips phoned today saying passports are ready to go and will be here by end of wk yipee!!!

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