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iz1
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by iz1 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:34 am

iz1 wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:59 pm
Passport for: Minor
Application Type: First passport after MN1 Registration
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 9 November 2019
Date documents sent: 28 November 2019
Date identity verified: 28 November 2019 (paper form)
Date application processed: 4 December 2019
Location of HMPO Involved: Peterborough
Date application approved: 4 December 2019 8:30pm
Date passport printed and sent:
Date of Passport Receipt:

ElleW
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by ElleW » Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:26 am

Passport for: Adult first passport after Naturalisation
Applying from: UK (Midlands)
Method of Application: Online
Application: 21/11/2019 (23:50)
Identity Verified: 22/11/2019 (11:50)
Documents Sent by applicant: 22/11/2019 (12:00, RM special delivery b4 1pm signed)
Application Received by HMPO: 22/11/2019 (11:50)
Documents Delivered to HMPO: 25/11/2019 (08:45)
Documents Received by HMPO: 25/11/2019 (14:15)
Joined Processing Queue: 25/11/2019 (16:30)
Application Approved: 29/11/2019 (09:45)
Passport Printed and Sent by HMPO: 29/11/2019 (10:30)
Passport Received by applicant: 03/12/2019 (12:00)
Documents returned to applicant: 04/12/19 (delivered through door, paid for secure delivery)
Passport colour: Burgundy (but ‘European Union’ not printed at top of front cover)

Less than 2 weeks from submitting forms online to completion. I'm impressed and relieved.
Thanks and best wishes all!

Cal1987
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Cal1987 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:18 am

Cal1987 wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:35 am
Passport for: First Adult Passport after Naturalisation
Applying from: UK
Method of application: Online

Application submitted: 27.11.19
Documents received: 28.11.19
Application being processed: 29.11.19
Interview date: N/A
Application approved: 02.12.19
Passport printed and sent: 03.12.19
Text from DX delivery: 05.12.19
Delivery of passport: 05.12.19 (about three hours after I got the text - I was home and had to sign for it even though the text said they would try to post it through the letterbox)
Return of Documents: TBD

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by karry » Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:19 pm

Passport for: First Child Passport (father British, Mother South African)
Applying from: South Africa
Method of application: online form
Date of application: 23 Sept 2019
Application Received: 23 Sept 2019
Documents received: 9 Oct 2019
Application being processed: 09 Oct 2019- HMPO Durham
Further Documents requested via email: 22 Oct 2019
Further Documents sent : 23 Oct 2019
Further Documents received: 23 Oct 2019
DNA Test Request :29 October 2019
Further Documents requested via email ( Father's naturalisation cert): 30 Oct 2019
Further Documents sent : 04 Nov 2019 ( father had to search high and low for the certificate)
Documents received: 05 Dec 2019
DNA Test booked: ?
Interview booked : ?
Application Approved: ?
Passport printed and sent: ?
Text from DHL delivery : ?
Delivery of passport: ?
Delivery of Documents : ?

iz1
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by iz1 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:28 pm

iz1 wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:34 am
iz1 wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:59 pm
Passport for: Minor
Application Type: First passport after MN1 Registration
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 9 November 2019
Date documents sent: 28 November 2019
Date identity verified: 28 November 2019 (paper form)
Date application processed: 4 December 2019
Location of HMPO Involved: Peterborough
Date application approved: 4 December 2019 8:30pm
Date passport printed and sent:5 December 2019
Date of Passport Receipt:

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Mercia300 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:27 pm

Passport for: Adult first passport after Naturalisation
Applying from: Warwickshire UK
Method of Application: Online
Date of Application: 25/11/2019
Date Identity Verified: 25/11/2019
Date Documents Sent: 26/11/2019 (royal mail special delivery before 1 pm signed for) - Liverpool HMPO Office
Date Application Received: 25/11/2019
Date Documents Delivered: 27/11/2019
Date Documents Confirmed Received: 29/11/2019
Application Approved: 02/12/2019
Passport Printed and Sent: 03/12/2019 Text from DX
Date Passport Received: 05/12/2019
Date of Return of Documents: 04/12/2019 (I paid £5 extra for recorded delivery of my documents)

10 days from application to receipt of passport

el_magnifico
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by el_magnifico » Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:22 pm

el_magnifico wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:07 pm
Passport for: Adult
Application type: First Adult passport after Naturalisation
Applying from: London
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 29 November 2019 3.40PM
Identity confirmed online: 29 November 2019 4.20PM
Date documents sent by courier: 29 November 2019 5.00PM
Date documents delivered by courier: 30 November 2019 (Saturday)
Date documents received by HMPO: 3 December 2019 8.29AM
Application being processed: 4 December 2019 9.32AM
Application approved: 4 December 2019 6.54PM
Date passport printed and sent: 4 December 2019
Date passport received: 6 December 2019
Date supporting documents received: 6 December 2019.
Passport Colour: Burgundy

Passport received exactly 7 days from the date of Application.

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by morshed » Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:11 pm

Passport for: Adult
Application type: First Adult passport after Naturalisation
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 28 November 2019
Identity confirmed online: 28 November 2019
Date documents sent by courier: 29 November 2019
Date documents delivered by courier: 02 December 2019
Date documents received by HMPO: 03 December 2019
Application being processed: 03 December 2019
Application approved: 04 December 2019
Date passport printed and sent: 04 December 2019
Date passport received: 05 December 2019
Date supporting documents received: 06 December 2019.
Passport Colour: Burgundy

It took 06 working days to receive the passport from the date of Application.

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Vsuria » Fri Dec 06, 2019 4:50 pm

Vsuria wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:53 am
Passport for: First Adult Passport after naturalisation
Applying from: UK
Method of application: Paper form
Date of application: 30 Nov 2019
Identity verified: 30 Nov 2019
Application Received: 03 Dec 2019
Documents received: not yet
Application being processed:
Interview letter received :
Interview booked :
Application Approved: 05 Dec 2019
Passport printed and sent: 05 Dec 2019
Text from DHL delivery :
Delivery of passport: 06 Dec 2019
Delivery of Documents : Expected on 07 Dec 2019

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Cameroon

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Elvira2008 » Sat Dec 07, 2019 1:53 am

Passport for: Adult first passport after Naturalisation
Applying from: UK
Method of Application: Online
Date of Application: 21 November 2019
Date Identity Verified: 21 November 2019
Date Documents Sent: 22 November 2019
Date Documents Delivered: 25 November 2019
Date Documents Received: 25 November 2019
Joined Processing Queue: 25 November 2019
Application Approved: 04 December 2019
Passport Printed and Sent: 04 December 2019
Date Passport Received: 06 December 2019
Date of Return of Documents: 06 December 2019

Thanks. This forum has been very useful. Good luck to all those expecting.

iz1
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by iz1 » Sat Dec 07, 2019 7:10 am

Passport for: Minor
Application Type: First passport after MN1 Registration
Method of application: Online
Date of application: 9 November 2019
Date documents sent: 28 November 2019
Date identity verified: 28 November 2019 (paper form)
Date application processed: 4 December 2019
Location of HMPO Involved: Peterborough
Date application approved: 4 December 2019 8:30pm
Date passport printed and sent:5 December 2019
Date of Passport Receipt:6 December 2019

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by skazan » Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:49 pm

Passport for: Adult first passport after Naturalisation
Applying from: UK
Method of Application: Online
Date of Application: 27 November 2019
Date Identity Verified: 27 November 2019
Date Documents Sent: 27 November 2019 (RM special delivery)
Date Documents Delivered: 29 November 2019
Date Documents Received: 29 November 2019
Joined Processing Queue: N/A, there was no queue
Application Approved: 03 December 2019
Passport Printed and Sent: 03 December 2019
Date Passport Received: 07 December 2019
Date of Return of Documents: 07 December 2019

DX was the slowest part in the whole process, very quick service from HMPO.

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by sanssan » Mon Dec 09, 2019 4:48 pm

Passport for: Adult first passport after Naturalisation
Applying from: UK
Method of Application: Online

Date of Application: 6 December 2019
Date Identity Verified: 6 December 2019
Date Documents Sent: Saturday, 7 December 2019 (RM special delivery)
Date Documents Delivered: 9 December 2019
Date Documents Received: ??
Joined Processing Queue: ?
Application Approved: ?
Passport Printed and Sent: ?
Date Passport Received: ?
Date of Return of Documents: ?

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