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British Passport application processing timelines (only)

A section for posts relating to applications for Naturalisation or Registration as a British Citizen. Naturalisation

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walnutfish
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Post by walnutfish » Mon Jul 25, 2011 9:46 am

Application Timeline
Passport for: 2xAdult
Application Type: New
Method of application: PostOffice (Check & Send)
Date of application: 05 July 2011
Date application received by IPS: 11 July 2011 (Don't know why it took so long)
Date of return of documents: 26 July 2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 22 July 2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 25 July 2011 (Crawley)
Date of passport printed: 25 July 2011
Date of Passport Receipt: 30 July 2011 (we scheduled a Saturday delivery)
Last edited by walnutfish on Mon Aug 01, 2011 9:32 am, edited 1 time in total.

moneydogg
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Passport timeline

Post by moneydogg » Mon Jul 25, 2011 10:00 am

Passport for : Adult
Application type : new
Method of application : C&S
Date of application : 2/7 2011
Date of app received by ips : 6/7/2011
Date of return of documents : 18/7/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter : 16/7/2011
Date of passport appointment : 20/7/2011
Date of passport receipt : 23/7/2011

radi8
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Post by radi8 » Tue Jul 26, 2011 4:51 pm

Application Timeline:
Passport for: Adult (2)
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 28/06/2011
Date application received by IPS: 29/06/2011
Date of return of documents: 12/07/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 13/07/2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 23/07/2011
Date of Passport Receipt:26/07/2011

gidoc
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Post by gidoc » Thu Jul 28, 2011 6:22 pm

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: C&S(Royal Mail)
Date of application: 07/07/2011
Date application processed by IPS: 12/07/2011 - Durham
Date of return of documents: Not recd yet- sent by secured delivery
Date of receipt of interview letter: Not recd yet-sent by 2nd class mail
Date Interview letter issued: 22/07/11
Date Ref no obtained from IPS: 23/07/11
Date of Passport Interview: 26/07/11-Sheffield
Passport received:28/07/11

tom1
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Post by tom1 » Sun Jul 31, 2011 6:59 pm

Application Timeline
Passport for: Minor
Application Type: New
Method of application:check and send
Date of application: 30/07/2011
Date application received by IPS:02/08/2011(peterborough passport office)
Date of return of documents:12/08/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: N/A
Date of Passport Appointment: N/A
Date of Passport Receipt:15/08/2011
Date of Passport Printed:11/08/2011

Application Timeline
Passport for:Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application:check and send
Date of application: 30/07/2011
Date application received by IPS:02/08/2011(peterborough passport office)
Date of return of documents:15/08/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 13/08/2011
Date of Passport Appointment:27/08/2011( question about all information filled in passport form plus old home adress and some bank details and credit cards etc)*
Date of Passport Receipt:01/09/2011
Date of Passport Printed:27/08/2011

* must say to remember all information u put on ur passport application form


Application Timeline
Passport for:Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application:check and send
Date of application: 30/07/2011
Date application received by IPS:02/08/2011(peterborough passport office)
Date of return of documents:15/08/2011**
Date of documents(after correction) resend to IPS:31/08/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 03/09/2011
Date of Passport Appointment:06/09/211 (interview held manualy )
Date of Passport Receipt:14/09/2011
Date of Passport Printed:12/09/2011

** send back documents and asked me to correct the naturalization certificate (surname was followed by 1st name) before further proceeding
so sent my natualiation certificate to ukba(17/08/2011) got corrected certificate back on 31/08/2011 and sent to passport office again on same day
Last edited by tom1 on Tue Sep 06, 2011 4:27 pm, edited 11 times in total.

magic
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Post by magic » Thu Aug 04, 2011 4:41 am

Application Timeline
Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application:check and send
Date of application: 27/07/2011
Date application received by IPS:03/08/2011
Date of return of documents: 12/08/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 11/08/2011 dated 10/08/2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 13/08/11
Date of Passport Receipt:16/08/11
Last edited by magic on Tue Aug 16, 2011 4:08 pm, edited 3 times in total.

lionking007
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Location: Birmingham

Post by lionking007 » Mon Aug 08, 2011 3:31 pm

Application Timeline:
Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 19/07/2011
Date application received by IPS: 20/07/2011
Date of return of documents: 03/08/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 03/08/2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 04/08/2011 (birmingham)
Date of Passport Receipt:08/08/2011

shs213
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Post by shs213 » Wed Aug 10, 2011 10:53 am

Application Timeline:

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 08/08/2011
Date application received by IPS: 11/08/2011
Date of return of documents: 18/8/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 19/8
Date of Passport Appointment: 02/09 [London victoria]
Date of Passport Appointment: 17/09 [Crawley]
End of the road: 20/09/2011

Update: Incorrect DOB captured at the interview booking; IPS asked to re-send the Naturalisation certificate (PP not required) - Interview will be re-schedule once the Nat certificate reaches IPS (I've created separate thread in the forum sharing my experience for others)
Last edited by shs213 on Tue Sep 20, 2011 2:13 pm, edited 5 times in total.

vipul1981
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Location: UK

Post by vipul1981 » Thu Aug 11, 2011 1:39 pm

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Postal (Special Delivery)
Date of application: 11/08/2011
Date application received by IPS:12/08/2011. Credit card charged same day
Date of return of documents: 23/08/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 23/08/2011
Date Ref no obtained from IPS: 19/08/2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 24/08/2011 (Crawley)
Date of Passport Receipt: 26/08/2011
Last edited by vipul1981 on Fri Aug 26, 2011 9:50 pm, edited 5 times in total.

1664
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Re: Passport

Post by 1664 » Thu Aug 11, 2011 3:37 pm

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: C&S
Date of application: 11/08/2011
Date application received by IPS: 12/08/2011
Date of return of documents:
Date of receipt of interview letter: 23/08/2011
Date Ref no obtained from IPS: 21/08/2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 27/08/2011 (Maidstone)
Date of Issue/Print:02/09/2011
Date of Passport Receipt:06/09/2011
Last edited by 1664 on Wed Sep 07, 2011 8:10 am, edited 4 times in total.

taliska
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Post by taliska » Fri Aug 12, 2011 3:13 pm

Passport for: 2 Adult and 1 minor
Application Type: New
Method of application: Postal (Special Delivery)
Date of application: 01/08/2011
Date application received by IPS: 02/08/2011
Date of return of documents: 12/08/2011 for me and my wife
Date of receipt of interview letter:15/08/2011
Date Ref no obtained from IPS:
Date of Passport Appointment: 20/08/2011
Date of Passport Receipt:17/08/2011 (child), 23/08/11 (self), 24/08/11 (wife).

Tboy1980
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Tboy1980 » Sun Aug 14, 2011 6:22 pm

Date of application: 28/07/11
Passport for: Adult
Application Type:new
Method of application: Check & Send post office
Date application received by IPS: 29/07/2011
Date of return of documents:15/08/11
Date of receipt of interview letter:13/08/2011
Date of Passport Appointment:13/08/2011
Date of received of passport: 20/08/2011.
Last edited by Tboy1980 on Sun Aug 21, 2011 6:10 am, edited 1 time in total.

Erun
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Post by Erun » Tue Aug 16, 2011 11:07 am

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check and Send
Date of application: 02/08/2011
Date application received by IPS: 04/08/2011
Date of return of documents: 16/08/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 16/08/2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 25/08/2011 *sigh*
Date of Passport Receipt: 30/08/2011
Last edited by Erun on Tue Aug 30, 2011 12:42 pm, edited 1 time in total.

sundayscorp
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Post by sundayscorp » Tue Aug 16, 2011 2:28 pm

Passport for: Adult x 2
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check and Send
Date of application: 05/08/2011
Date application received by IPS: 08/08/2011
Date of return of documents: 16/08/2011 (Paid for recorded delvery)
Date of receipt of interview letter: 16/08/2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 20/08/2011 (Chelmsford)
Date of Passport Receipt: 23/08/2011

booboo2010
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My passport timelines

Post by booboo2010 » Tue Aug 16, 2011 6:44 pm

Application Timeline
Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 22.07.2011
Date application received by IPS: 25.07.2011
Date of return of documents: 08.08.2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 06.08.2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 10.08.2011
Date of Passport Receipt: 16.08.2011

takearun
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Passport application timelines

Post by takearun » Wed Aug 17, 2011 8:30 am

Passport for: 2 Adults + 1 Child
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 19 July 2011
Date of return of documents: 06 August 2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 03 August 2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 12 August 2011
Date of Passport Receipt: 16 August 2011

Arun

blondybush
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Passport Timeline

Post by blondybush » Thu Aug 18, 2011 1:53 pm

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 28/07/2011
Date application received by IPS: 29/07/2011
Date of return of documents: 10/08/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 11/08/2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 15/08/2011 (Crawley)
Date of Passport Receipt: 18/08/2011 ( New format printed on the 15th!)

rnr79
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Post by rnr79 » Fri Aug 19, 2011 4:24 pm

Application Timeline
Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 18 Aug 2011
Date application received by IPS: 19 Aug 2011
Date of return of documents:27 Aug 2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 26 Aug 2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 03 Sep 2011 (I needed an early morning or sat appointment so will have to wait so long)
Date of Passport Receipt: 06 Sep 2011 issued on 3rd sep 2011


Other Updates:

Interim Updates:
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Beige
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Joined: Sun Apr 18, 2010 3:00 pm

Post by Beige » Mon Aug 22, 2011 12:22 pm

Application Timeline
Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Post office check & send
Date of application: 22 Aug 2011
Date application received by IPS: 23 Aug 2011
Date of return of documents: 31 Aug 2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 31 Aug 2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 31 Aug 2011
Date of Passport Receipt: 6 Sep 2011 (issued 31 Aug 2011)

I'm done!
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7omi
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Post by 7omi » Tue Aug 23, 2011 2:40 pm

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: C&S service Birmingham post office
Date of application: 26/07/2011
Date application received by IPS: 27/07/2011
Date of return of documents: 10/08/2011
Date of receipt of interview letter: 10/08/2011
Date of Passport Appointment: 15/08/2011
Date passport printed: 19/08/2011 (Extra Security Check carried out)
Date of Passport Receipt: 23/08/2011

Finally... Florida is booked for next summer :)

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