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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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Medbj
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Medbj » Wed May 18, 2016 10:59 am

Medbj wrote:Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New passport after naturalization
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 09/05/2016
Date application received by IPS: 10/05/2016
Location of IPS Office involved: Peterborough
Date of return of documents: awaiting
Date of receipt of interview letter:18/05/2016
Date of Passport Appointment: 24/05/2016 (booked when received the interview letter) Luton office
Date of Passport Receipt : awaiting

Medbj
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Medbj » Thu May 19, 2016 11:19 am

Medbj wrote:
Medbj wrote:Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New passport after naturalization
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 09/05/2016
Date application received by IPS: 10/05/2016
Location of IPS Office involved: Peterborough
Date of return of documents:19/05/2016
Date of receipt of interview letter:18/05/2016
Date of Passport Appointment: 24/05/2016 (booked when received the interview letter) Luton office
Date of Passport Receipt : awaiting

ajdILL
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by ajdILL » Fri May 20, 2016 7:18 am

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: First Passport (Naturalized Citizen)
Method of application: Brighton Check and Send
Date of application: 10/5/2016 posted 10/5/2016
Date application received by IPS: 13 May 2016
Location of IPS Office involved: Belfast
Date of return of documents: 19 May
Date of receipt of interview letter: 19 May
Date of Passport Appointment: 25 May - Portsmouth
Date of SMS received:
Date of Passport Receipt:

Prince_irl
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Prince_irl » Fri May 20, 2016 7:46 pm

Passport for: Child
Application Type: First Passport
Method of application: Ilford Check and Send
Date of application: 13/5/2016 posted 13/5/2016
Date application received by IPS: 14 May 2016
Date of return of documents: waiting
Date of receipt of interview letter: N/A
Date of Passport Appointment: N/A
Date of SMS received: 20 May 9:00 AM
Date of Passport Receipt: 20 May 10:00 AM
application sent...18/01/2016
paymen taken 21/01/2016
biomatics letter...03/02/2016 (dated 28/01/2016)
biomatrics given 07/02/2016
COA with work 15/02/2016
Passport back request 10/02/2016
passport back......20/02/2016
RC Arrive....4/08/2016

phoenix3123
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by phoenix3123 » Tue May 24, 2016 7:57 am

[quote="phoenix3123"]Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Check & Send or Postal
Date of application: 25/06/2016
Date application received by IPS: 26/04/2016
Location of IPS Office involved: Belfast
Date of return of documents: 12/05/2016
Date of receipt of interview letter: 09/05/2016
Date of Passport Appointment: 12/05/16
Date of Passport Receipt: 17/05/2016

I take this opportunity to thank everyon :D e from the bottom of my heart who helped me directly and indirectly.
Keep up the good work guys.

Arsal385
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Arsal385 » Wed May 25, 2016 2:22 pm

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: First Passport (Naturalized Citizen)
Method of application: Check and Send
Date of application: 20/5/2016
Date application received by IPS: 24 May 2016
Location of IPS Office involved: Belfast
Date of return of documents: Waiting
Date of receipt of interview letter: Waiting
Date of Passport Appointment: Waiting
Date of SMS received: Waiting
Date of Passport Receipt:Waiting

msm99
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by msm99 » Wed May 25, 2016 3:53 pm

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: First Adult Passport
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 05/05/2016
Date application received by IPS: 09/05/2016
Date of return of documents: 14/05/2016
Date of receipt of interview letter: 12/05/2016
Date of Passport Appointment: 18/05/2016
Date of Passport Receipt: 21/05/2016

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Mudera » Thu May 26, 2016 3:26 pm

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: First Passport (Naturalized Citizen)
Method of application: Check and Send
Date of application: 4/5/2016
Date application received by IPS: 9 May 2016
Date of return of documents: 17 May
Date of receipt of interview letter: 14 May
Date of Passport Appointment: 24 May - London Victoria
Date of SMS received: 25 May
Date of Passport Receipt: 26 May

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by nzvinokona » Sat May 28, 2016 9:30 am

Application Timeline
Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Postal
Date of application: 25th May 2016
Date application received by IPS: Signed for on 26th May and text message confirmation of receipt on 28th May 2016
Location of IPS Office involved:
Date of return of documents:
Date of receipt of interview letter:
Date of Passport Appointment:
Date of Passport Receipt:

ajdILL
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by ajdILL » Mon May 30, 2016 7:58 am

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: First Passport (Naturalized Citizen)
Method of application: Brighton Check and Send
Date of application: 10/5/2016 posted 10/5/2016
Date application received by IPS: 13 May 2016
Location of IPS Office involved: Belfast
Date of return of documents: 19 May
Date of receipt of interview letter: 19 May
Date of Passport Appointment: 25 May - Portsmouth
Date of SMS received: 26 May
Date of Passport Receipt:27 May (not at home to sign - arriving 31 May)
All done and dusted then !!!! Thanks for the info along the route - much appreciated :-)

doconner
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by doconner » Tue May 31, 2016 10:48 am

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: First Passport (Naturalized Citizen)
Method of application: Check and Send (London)
Date of application: 2016-05-23
Date application received by IPS: 2016-05-26
Location of IPS Office involved: Belfast
Date of return of documents: Waiting
Date of receipt of interview letter: Waiting
Date of Passport Appointment: Waiting
Date of SMS received: Waiting
Date of Passport Receipt:Waiting

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by srkv03 » Wed Jun 01, 2016 12:59 pm

Passport for: Child
Application Type: First Child Passport
Method of application: Check and Send (Reading)
Date of application: 2016-05-31
Date application received by IPS: Waiting
Location of IPS Office involved: London
Date of return of documents: Waiting
Date of receipt of interview letter: N/A
Date of Passport Appointment: N/A
Date of SMS received: Waiting
Date of Passport Receipt:Waiting

Arsal385
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Arsal385 » Wed Jun 01, 2016 1:25 pm

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: First Passport (Naturalized Citizen)
Method of application: Check and Send
Date of application: 20/5/2016
Date application received by IPS: 24 May 2016
Location of IPS Office involved: Belfast
Date of return of documents: Waiting
Date of receipt of interview letter: 01-June-2016
Date of Passport Appointment: 07-June-2016
Date of SMS received: Waiting
Date of Passport Receipt:Waiting

nzvinokona
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by nzvinokona » Thu Jun 02, 2016 12:22 am

nzvinokona wrote:Application Timeline
Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Postal
Date of application: 25th May 2016
Date application received by IPS: 28th May 2016
Date Money taken from account: 31st May 2016
Location of IPS Office involved: DURHAM
Date of return of documents:
Date of receipt of interview letter:
Date of Passport Appointment:
Date of Passport Receipt:

scarymulen
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by scarymulen » Thu Jun 02, 2016 1:44 pm

lbg wrote:UPDATE

Passport: Adult
Application type: First passport (Naturalisation)
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 20/04/2016
Supporting documents received by HM Passport: 21/04/2016
IPS Office: Durham
Interview letter received: 28/04/2016
Return of documents: 29/04/2016
Interview: 06/05/2016 (booked on 21/04/2016)
Interview Office: London Victoria
SMS received: waiting
Passport received: waiting
How did you ask for interview before receiving interview letter please ?
Thank you in advance

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by noajthan » Thu Jun 02, 2016 1:46 pm

Casa wrote:TIMELINES ONLY.
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.
All that is gold does not glitter; Not all those who wander are lost. E&OE.

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by ady85 » Thu Jun 02, 2016 3:28 pm

Passport: Adult
Application type: First passport (Naturalisation)
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 11/05/2016
Supporting documents received by HM Passport: 17/05/2016
IPS Office: Newport
Interview letter received: 25/05/16
Return of documents: 25/05/16
Interview: 01/06/2016 (booked on 25/05/2016)
Interview Office: Peterborough
SMS received: 02/06/16
Passport received: waiting

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by matkirk » Fri Jun 03, 2016 2:43 pm

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: First Passport (Registered Citizen)
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 30/05/2016
Date application received by HM Passport: 01/06/2016
Date of receipt of interview letter: NA
Date of Passport Appointment: NA
Date of SMS received:
Date of return of documents:
Date of Passport Receipt:

nikpar
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by nikpar » Fri Jun 03, 2016 5:10 pm

Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New First Passport
Method of application: Check & Send
Date of application: 06/05/2016
Date application received by IPS: N/A
Location of IPS Office involved: N/A
Date of return of documents: 12/05/2016
Date of receipt of interview letter: 14/05/2016
Date of Passport Appointment: 27/05/2016
Date of SMS received: 28/05/2016
Date of Passport Receipt: 03/06/2016

nzvinokona
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by nzvinokona » Fri Jun 03, 2016 7:05 pm

nzvinokona wrote:
nzvinokona wrote:Application Timeline
Passport for: Adult
Application Type: New
Method of application: Postal
Date of application: 25th May 2016
Date application received by IPS: 28th May 2016
Date Money taken from account: 31st May 2016
Location of IPS Office involved: DURHAM
Date of return of documents:
Date of receipt of interview letter: 3rd June 2016
Date of Passport Appointment:8th June 2016
Date of Passport Receipt:

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