British Passport

British Passport

Who can apply for a British passport?

You can apply for a British passport if you’re a:


You must have British nationality in order to apply for a British passport.

For information on how to obtain British nationality, please refer to our British Citizenship section.

However, it is important to note that having a British nationality does not guarantee you a passport. There may be circumstances where you may not get a new British passport.

 Child British Passport

You can apply for your child’s British passport if your child is under the age of 16.

A child passport is valid for 5 years.

First Adult Passport

You can apply for your first adult passport if:

  • You are over the age of 16 (or will be in 3 weeks)
  • And never had a child British passport

An adult passport is valid for 10 years.

For further information on how to apply for your British passport, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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