UK passports fees increase for overseas applications

| 03/05/2009

(CNS):  The price of issuing a new or replacement passport for British citizens abroad has gone up. As per the Diplomatic Services Consular Fees Order 2009, (made on 18 March and enforced 9 April), the fees for administering an application made abroad, including applications for replacing an expired passport, replacing a passport of restricted validity with a new passport of full validity, issuing a new passport with amended personal details and replacing a lost or stolen passport, have been increased.


From now on applications for British Citizen passports will attract the following fees: Where the applicant is aged 16 years or over, £124.00, where the applicant is under 16 years old (for a passport valid for 5 years), £79.00,  and for a 48 page passport it is now   £150.00.  All fees must be made payable using a pounds sterling bank draft only (no personal cheques will be accepted) to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. To submit an application and for further information please contact the Passport Office on Elgin Avenue.




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