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Sunbeam18 Fri 03-Feb-17 21:32:26

Anyone renewed their passport this month? Just wondering how long they are taking at the moment? I have a trip booked 10 March and debating whether to fast track and go for the 1-day passport office thing

ginswinger Fri 03-Feb-17 21:47:22

Yes, we got our back in a week (child and parent passports)

Sunbeam18 Fri 03-Feb-17 21:49:48

Oh, just what i wanted to hear! Thanks!

Agiraffeisnotacat Fri 03-Feb-17 22:23:30

I got mine back within a week or ten days max. I applied online and uploaded the digital photo hen just had to send my old passport in.

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Fri 03-Feb-17 22:24:19

Within a week ,all the family (2 weeks ago)

MollyHuaCha Fri 03-Feb-17 22:27:18

Renewed a passport at the London office in person this week (on an appointment I had made in advance). It was not busy at all compared to when I renewed in July two and a half years ago and I spent a couple of hours in a queue.

nothappymummy2014 Sat 04-Feb-17 11:50:35

Having a bit of a nightmare with what is a straightforward passport renewal for my child. Passport Office have had it over 3 weeks and no sign of it being issued. They say they are contacting all countersignatories at present. And helpfully they have lost the letter my countersignatory sent to them.

Florene Sat 04-Feb-17 11:52:24

Less than a week for mine 2 weeks ago - also done online

TrickyD Thu 09-Feb-17 21:46:25

Our DGD's mum got an email yesterday to say DGD's renewed passport was on its way, we had only checked-and-sent it last Friday. Our countersignatories buzzed off to Rome at the weekend so I don't think they can have been contacted.

Eevee77 Thu 09-Feb-17 21:48:03

This time of year I'd send them in normally.

Oldowl Sat 11-Feb-17 17:43:24

Filled out online, and was back in 5 days.

Did not pay the £3 to have it securely sent as my mum did this and the man drove up and posted it through a neighbour's door! Ours came via Royal mail and had to be signed for.

ExplodedCloud Sat 11-Feb-17 17:47:14

Do it online for the best turnaround.

tinkerbellone Thu 09-Mar-17 21:34:40

I've just sent mine off and praying they come back sooner than four weeks!

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