How do I apply for a British passport from Australia?

How do I apply for a British passport from Australia?

Yes, you can definitely apply for a British passport from Australia, as long as you already have a UK passport or qualify for one. Since you are applying from an overseas country, you will have to complete the forms and then submit your application via a courier service.

Can I renew my British passport online in Australia?

The process to renew a British passport in Australia is all online, meaning you don’t have to leave your own home. If you are filling in the application as an adult, then you simply fill in your own details.

Can I renew my British passport at Australia Post?

This can be done via Australia Post, or any other courier service. HM Passport Office have told us that the standard passport processing times will remain the same – allow four weeks for renewals, six for new passports or replacements for lost and stolen ones.

Where can I get a UK passport application form?

You can pick up passport application forms from your local Post Office and apply by post, or use the Post Office Check and Send service.

What do I need to apply for British passport online?

To apply online you’ll need:

  1. a digital photo of you (or a device that takes digital photos and someone to take your photo)
  2. someone who can confirm your identity.
  3. supporting documents.
  4. a credit or debit card.

What documents do you need for UK passport?

You’ll need all of the following:

  • your full birth certificate showing your parents’ details.
  • your father’s birth certificate.
  • your parents’ marriage certificate.
  • the passport you used to come into the UK or foreign passport you’re included on.

How long does it take to renew my UK passport in Australia?

How long does it take to renew a British Passport in Australia? To renew a UK passport in Australia, ensure that you apply in time. Allow between 3 – 6 weeks for your new passport to be delivered to you. We recommend that you don’t make any travel bookings until you have a valid UK passport.

Can I renew my UK passport online if I live abroad?

If you are outside of the UK and your British passport has, or is due to, expire, you may be pleased to know you can apply online in any country. Gone are the days when you need to visit a local embassy and wait in a seemingly endless queue, or submit your application to a local passport office.

Can I download and print a UK passport application form?

There is no downloadable form for this. It must be the paper version which we can arrange to be delivered to you at no charge or you can collect it from the Post Office.

What documents do I need for British passport?

Can I apply for my first British passport from abroad?

If the applicant is outside the UK, the applicant can apply for first British passort from outside the UK using application form OS online. An application for first British passport from outside the UK can take up to 6 months for the first British passport to be issued to the applicant.

Can I have an Australian and British passport?

Both Australia and the United Kingdom allow Dual Nationality. This means that a person can hold nationality (and the passport) of both countries.

What if my UK passport expires while I’m abroad?

If your passport expires while you are abroad, contact the embassy or consulate of your country and apply for an emergency travel document. You must remember that most travel emergency documents are valid only until you re-enter your home country; afterward, you must apply for a new passport.