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British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Postby sushdmehta » Mon Jun 20, 2011 2:03 pm

Interested members can post their passport application processing timelines here for the benefit of others.

Please include the following details when posting in this topic:

Application Timeline
Passport for: Adult / Minor
Application Type: New / Replacement / Renewal
Method of application: Check & Send or Postal
Date of application:
Date application received by IPS:
Date of return of documents:
Date of receipt of interview letter:
Date of Passport Appointment:
Date of Passport Receipt:


Other Updates: If you wish to provide interim updates (e.g. - when you called UKBA for status, and what information you were given), please edit your original post to include the following:
Interim Updates
Date: Description



To ensure that your "entire" timeline history can be viewed by others at one single location and that there are no multiple posts of one case spread across the entire topic:
1. please do not make new (duplicate) posts in the topic to provide updates (e.g. - a new post with original post in "quotes").
2. to post updates (timeline / interim), please edit the original post you've made.
(Tip: Remember the page number of your initial post, to help you find it to edit it for posting updates).





Please refrain from chattering in this topic. To keep it high-value, please just read it and only post when you have an update to provide (timelines only).
Duplicate posts, multiple posts relating to the same application, pleasantries, off-topic posts, queries, posts enquiring about current timelines, etc. will be deleted without notice.

We thank you for your understanding and co-operation.
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Renewal application for my son

Postby Nazia88 » Wed Jun 29, 2011 2:19 pm

Time line for my son

Passport for: Child (5yer old)
Application Type: Renewal
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 16/06/2011
Date application received by IPS: 20/06/2011
Date of return of documents: 08/07/2011
Date of Passport Receipt: 06/072011
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Postby ferrarilondon » Wed Jun 29, 2011 3:32 pm

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 7th june 2011
Date application received by IPS: ( not checked )
Date of return of documents: 14th June 2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 21st June 2011
Date of Passport Interview: 25th June ( Birmingham passport interview office)
Date of Passport Receipt:

Update: I rang IPS today about delivery of my passport they said its been printed since Monday and waiting to be picked up by courier company.
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Postby sid79 » Thu Jun 30, 2011 9:26 am

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 7th june 2011
Date application received by IPS: 9th June 2011
Date of return of documents: 14th June 2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 15th June 2011
Date of Passport Interview: 28th June ( Crawley Office)
Date of Passport Receipt: 30 Jun 2011
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Time lines

Postby model » Thu Jun 30, 2011 9:20 pm

Passport for: 2 Adults + 1 Child
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 30th June 2011
Date application received by IPS: 01JULY 2011
Date of return of documents: 13.07.11 for both Adult, child 14.07.11
Date of receipt of interview letter: 14.07.11(both Adult)
Date of Passport Appointment: 18.07.11(both Adult)
Date of Passport Receipt: 14.07.11 (Child) 20.07.11(both Ault)
Finally jurney over today 20.07.11 . Thanks to Immigration boards and friends for support provided during the jurney.
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Time Line for Passport

Postby Neuluk » Sat Jul 02, 2011 10:26 am

Time line for my daughter

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 02/07/2011
Date application received by IPS: 05/07/2011
Date of return of documents: 15/07/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 15/07/2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 22/07/2011
Date of Passport Receipt: 26/07/2011

Time Line for mine:

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 02/07/2011
Date application received by IPS: 05/07/2011
Date of return of documents: 15/07/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 14/07/2011 dated 13/07/2011
Date of Passport Appointment:22/07/2011
Date of Passport Receipt:26/07/2011
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UPDATE

Postby t4tahir » Mon Jul 04, 2011 12:37 pm

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 8th June 2011
Date application received by IPS: 15th June 2011
Date of return of documents: 23rd June 2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 23rd June 2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 29th June 2011
Date of Passport Receipt:4th July 2011
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Postby jagan » Tue Jul 05, 2011 10:03 am

Hi ! It is all done now with journey to British citizenship....

To update you all the time lines are as below for our family.

Time line for my son:

Passport for: Minor
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 11/06/2011
Date application received by IPS: 14/06/2011
Date of return of documents: 23/06/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: NA
Date of Passport Appointment: NA
Date of Passport Receipt: 22/06/2011


Time Line for my Wife:

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 11/06/2011
Date application received by IPS: 14/06/2011
Date of return of documents: 24/06/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 24/06/2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 24/06/2011
Date of Passport Receipt: 28/06/2011


Time Line for mine:

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 15/06/2011
Date application received by IPS: 17/06/2011
Date of return of documents: 28/06/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 28/06/2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 29/06/2011
Date of Passport Receipt: 05/07/2011
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Postby allta » Wed Jul 06, 2011 1:18 pm

Application Timeline:

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 16/06/2011
Date application received by IPS: 21/06/2011
Date of return of documents: 08/07/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 08/07/2011 (Posted 06/07/2011)
Date of Passport Appointment: 11/07/2011
Date of Passport Receipt: 15/07/2011

The journey to having a British Passport is complete after 7years of pure determination. Thanks to Immigrationboards and all its moderators and goodluck to current & future applicants.
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My Time line

Postby johnty » Thu Jul 07, 2011 12:36 am

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Postal - First class Singed For
Date of application: 6/7/11
Date application received by IPS: 7/7/11
Date of return of documents: 29/07/11
Date of receipt of interview letter: 28/07/11
Date of Passport Appointment: 01/08/11
Date of Passport Receipt:
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Our passport processing timelines

Postby oxfordblues » Tue Jul 12, 2011 2:10 pm

Here are our time-lines. Our application was for three family members, including our minor son.

Passport for: Minor
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 17/06/2011
Date application received by IPS: 20/06/2011
Date of return of documents: 01/07/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: NA
Date of Passport Appointment: NA
Date of Passport Receipt: 02/07/2011

For us:

Passport for: Adult (Husband)
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 17/06/2011
Date application received by IPS: 20/06/2011
Date of return of documents: 30/06/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 30/06/2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 7/07/2011
Date of Passport Receipt: 11/07/2011

Passport for: Adult (Mine)
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 17/06/2011
Date application received by IPS: 20/06/2011
Date of return of documents: 01/07/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 01/07/2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 7/07/2011
Date of Passport Receipt: 11/07/2011

Good luck for all who are waiting. Thanks again to immigrationboards :)
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Postby hd » Thu Jul 14, 2011 6:21 am

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 13 July 2011
Date application received by IPS: 15 July 2011
Date of return of documents: 27 July 2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 28 July 2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 30 July 2011
Date of Passport Receipt: 2 August 2011
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NATURALISATION PROCESS COMPLETE!

Postby oluwa112 » Thu Jul 14, 2011 5:29 pm

Date of appln. for passport - 02/06/2011
Method used - post office Check and Send
Date of Receipt of documents -06/06/2011 (i used the progress tracker on the IPS website)
Interview Invitation letter -17/06/2011 - Dated 15/06/2011.
Date Documents Returned: 21/06/2011
Date of interview - 01/07/2011 - Crawley Office
Date passport received – 04/07/2010
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Postby pbs6vas » Fri Jul 15, 2011 5:31 pm

Passport for: Minor
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 05/07/2011
Date application received by IPS: 07/07/2011
Date of return of documents: 12/07/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: NA
Date of Passport Appointment: NA
Date of Passport Receipt: 13/07/2011


Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 05/07/2011
Date application received by IPS: 07/07/2011
Date of return of documents: 12/07/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 13/07/2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 13/07/2011
Date passport printed: 14/07/11
Date of Passport Receipt: 15/07/2011
End of my journey to british passport. Thanks to all helpful members on immigrationboards.
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Passport Application Timeline

Postby e1Gonz » Mon Jul 18, 2011 12:43 pm

Passport Application Timeline
Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: Friday 15 July 2011
Date application received by IPS: Don't know
Date of return of documents: Friday 29 July 2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: Friday 29 July 2011 (Dated 27 July 2011)
Date of Passport Appointment: Monday 1 August 2011 - Manchester Office
Date of Passport Receipt: Tuesday 2 August 2011
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Postby ngueda2009 » Tue Jul 19, 2011 6:15 pm

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 27th june 2011
Date application received by IPS: 5th July 2011
Date of return of documents: 15th July 2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 15th July 2011
Date of Passport Interview: 16th july liverpool
Date of Passport Receipt: 19 July 2011
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Passport Timeline

Postby Neuluk » Wed Jul 20, 2011 12:33 pm

Timeline for My Wife

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 20/07/2011
Date application received by IPS: 25/07/2011
Date of return of documents: 05/08/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 05/08/2011
Date of Passport Interview: 16/08/2011
Date of Passport Receipt:30/08/2011
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Postby River1river » Wed Jul 20, 2011 8:53 pm

Application Type (New/Replacement etc): NEW Adult
Date of Passport Application: 27/06/2011
Method Used: (Postal or Post office): Post Office C&S
Date application received by IPS: 30/06/2011
Documents received by Post: 12/07/2011
Interview Letter Received: 13/07/2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 18/07/2011
Date of Passport Receipt: 20/07/2011

The journey ends !!!!!!! This will be my last update good luck everyone & thanks
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Postby Markie » Thu Jul 21, 2011 12:33 pm

Application Timeline
Passport for: 2xAdult / 2xMinor
Application Type: New
Method of application: Postal to Peterborough
Date of application: 29 June 2011
Date application received by IPS: 30 June 2011
Date of return of documents: 14 July 2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 14 July 2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 19 July 2011 (Crawley)
Date of Passport Receipt: 21 July 2011

Had to defer passport application due to travel outside UK though we've been naturalised 15June. No problem/s encountered when I returned back to UK.

Managed to book appt prior to arrival of interview letter (Peterborough staff really helpful).
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Postby forwardever » Thu Jul 21, 2011 9:07 pm

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Postal (Special Delivery)
Date of application: 21/07/2011
Date application received by IPS: 22/07/2011
Date of return of documents: (sent out 03/08/11) recieved 04/08/11
Date of receipt of interview letter: 04/08/11
Date Ref no obtained from IPS: 03/08/11
Date of Passport Appointment: 04/08/11
Date of Passport Receipt: 06/08/11 :D
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