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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by rozearo » Tue Sep 22, 2020 1:21 pm

rozearo wrote:
Sun Sep 20, 2020 7:35 am

Type: First passport after naturalisation & First Child passport
From: UK
Method: online
Office: HMPO Peterborough

Online Application: 5/09/2020
Identity Verified: 5/09/2020
Documents Sent: 7/09 /2020
Documents delivered and signed: 8/09/2020
Documents Received status: 16/09/2020
Application being processed: 18/9/2020
Application Approved: 22/9/2020
Passport Printed and Sent:
Passport Received:
Passport Colour:
Date of Return of Documents:

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by jimin95 » Wed Sep 23, 2020 6:55 am

Type: First passport after naturalisation (December 2019 ceremony)
From: UK
Method: online/digital passport photo
Office: HMPO Newport
No interview.

Online Application: 1/09/2020
Identity Verified: 11/09/2020 (paper form)
Documents Sent: 15/09/2020
Documents delivered and signed: 16/09/2020
Documents Received status: 17/09/2020
Application being processed: 21/9/2020
Application Approved: 22/9/2020
Passport Printed and Sent:
Passport Received:
Passport Colour:
Date of Return of Documents:

7 days of processing from the day the documents were delivered and signed via Royal Mail track.

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by SidiBou » Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:11 am

Type: First passport after Naturalisation (For my wife)
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport office: HMPO Newport

Online Application: 04/09/2020
Identity Verified: 04/09/2020
Application Received: 04/09/2020
Documents Sent: 05/09/2020
Documents delivered and signed as per Royal Mail: 08/09/2020
Date Documents Received Status: 09/09/2020
Application Being processed:10/09/2020
Application Approved: 23/09/2020
Passport Printed and Sent: pending
Date Passport Received: pending

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by learner29 » Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:21 am

learner29 wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 1:46 pm
Type: First passport after Naturalisation
From: UK
Method: online
Date of Online Application: 04/09/2020
Date Identity Verified: 04/09/2020
Date Documents Sent: 05/09 /2020
Documents delivered to: HMPO Newport
Documents delivered and signed: 07/09/2020
Date Documents Received status: 09/09/2020
Application being processed: 11/09/2020
Application Approved: 23/09/2020
Passport Printed and Sent: waiting...
Date Passport Received: waiting...
Passport Colour: waiting...
Date of Return of Documents: waiting.

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by jimin95 » Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:03 pm

jimin95 wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 6:55 am
Type: First passport after naturalisation (December 2019 ceremony)
From: UK
Method: online/digital passport photo
Office: HMPO Newport
No interview.

Online Application: 1/09/2020
Identity Verified: 11/09/2020 (paper form)
Documents Sent: 15/09/2020
Documents delivered and signed: 16/09/2020
Documents Received status: 17/09/2020
Application being processed: 21/9/2020
Application Approved: 22/9/2020
Passport Printed and Sent: 23/9/2020
Passport Received:
Passport Colour:
Date of Return of Documents:

7 days of processing from the day the documents were delivered and signed via Royal Mail track.

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by munirabid » Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:29 pm

ype: First Child passport
From: UK
Method: online
Passport office: HMPO Glasgow

Date of Online Application: 25/08/2020
Date Identity Verified:25/08/2020
Date Documents Sent: 26/08 /2020
Documents delivered and signed: 27/08/2020
Date Documents Received status: 28/08/2020
Application being processed: 02/9/2020
Application Approved: 10/9/2020
Passport Printed and Sent:10/9/2020
Date Passport Received: 15/9/2020
Passport Colour:blue
Date of Return of Documents: 23/09/2020

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by baybars1 » Thu Sep 24, 2020 1:50 pm

Type: Renewal
From: UK
Method: online
Date of Online Application: 10/09/2020
Date Documents Sent: 10/09 /2020
Documents delivered to: HMPO Durham
Documents delivered and signed: 11/09/2020
Date Documents Received status: 15/09/2020
Application being processed: 16/09/2020
Application Approved: 18/09/2020
Passport Printed and Sent: 21/09/2020
Date Passport Received: 23/09/2020
Passport Colour: Blue
Date of Return of Documents: 24/09/2020

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by rozearo » Fri Sep 25, 2020 1:52 pm

rozearo wrote:
Sun Sep 20, 2020 7:35 am

Type: First passport after naturalisation & First Child passport
From: UK
Method: online
Office: HMPO Peterborough

Online Application: 5/09/2020
Identity Verified: 5/09/2020
Documents Sent: 7/09 /2020
Documents delivered and signed: 8/09/2020
Documents Received status: 16/09/2020
Application being processed: 18/9/2020
Application Approved: 22/9/2020
Passport Printed and Sent: 23/9/2020
Passport Received: 25/9/2020
Passport Colour:blue
Date of Return of Documents:

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by jimin95 » Fri Sep 25, 2020 7:07 pm

jimin95 wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:03 pm
jimin95 wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 6:55 am
Type: First passport after naturalisation (December 2019 ceremony)
From: UK
Method: online/digital passport photo
Office: HMPO Newport
No interview.

Online Application: 1/09/2020
Identity Verified: 11/09/2020 (paper form)
Documents Sent: 15/09/2020
Documents delivered and signed: 16/09/2020
Documents Received status: 17/09/2020
Application being processed: 21/9/2020
Application Approved: 22/9/2020
Passport Printed and Sent: 23/9/2020
Passport Received: 25/9/2020
Passport Colour: Bluish Black??
Date of Return of Documents:

7 days of processing from the day the documents were delivered and signed via Royal Mail track.

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by shaggie44 » Sat Sep 26, 2020 9:44 am

Type: First passport after Naturalisation
From: UK
Method: online
Date of Online Application: 24/09/2020
Date Identity Verified: 24/09/2020
Date Documents Sent: 24/09 /2020
Documents delivered to: HMPO Peterborough
Documents delivered and signed: 25/09/2020
Date Documents Received status: 25/09/2020
Application being processed: 25/09/2020
Application Approved: waiting...
Passport Printed and Sent: waiting...
Date Passport Received: waiting...
Passport Colour: waiting...
Date of Return of Documents: waiting.

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by learner29 » Mon Sep 28, 2020 5:28 pm

learner29 wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:21 am
learner29 wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 1:46 pm
Type: First passport after Naturalisation
From: UK
Method: online
Date of Online Application: 04/09/2020
Date Identity Verified: 04/09/2020
Date Documents Sent: 05/09 /2020
Documents delivered to: HMPO Newport
Documents delivered and signed: 07/09/2020
Date Documents Received status: 09/09/2020
Application being processed: 11/09/2020
Application Approved: 23/09/2020
Passport Printed and Sent: 24/09/2020
Date of Return of Documents: 25/09/2020
Date Passport Received: 28/09/2020
Passport Colour: Blue

All the best to whoever is waiting to end his/her long tiring exhausting journey to become a British Citizen and have a British Passport.

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by jimin95 » Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:03 am

Type: First passport after naturalisation (December 2019 ceremony)
From: UK
Method: online/digital passport photo
Office: HMPO Newport
No interview.

Online Application: 1/09/2020
Identity Verified: 11/09/2020 (paper form)
Documents Sent: 15/09/2020
Documents delivered and signed: 16/09/2020
Documents Received status: 17/09/2020
Application being processed: 21/9/2020
Application Approved: 22/9/2020
Passport Printed and Sent: 23/9/2020
Passport Received: 25/9/2020
Passport Colour: Bluish Black??
Date of Return of Documents: 25/9/2020 (Arrived at the same time as the passport. Naturalisation certificate was wrinkled.)

7 days of processing from the day the documents were received from the status.

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by jimin95 » Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:07 am

Type: First passport after naturalisation (December 2019 ceremony)
From: UK
Method: online/digital passport photo
Office: HMPO Peterborough
No interview.

Online Application: 1/09/2020
Identity Verified: 11/09/2020 (paper form)
Documents Sent: 15/09/2020
Documents delivered and signed: 16/09/2020 (Royal Mail)
Documents Received status: 21/09/2020
Application being processed: 21/09/2020
Application Approved:
Passport Printed and Sent:
Passport Received: 
Passport Colour:
Date of Return of Documents:

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by max7 » Tue Sep 29, 2020 10:54 am

Type: First Child Passport
From: UK
Method: Online
Date of Online Application: 19/08/2020
Date Documents Sent: 25/08/2020
Documents delivered to: HMPO Durham
Documents delivered and signed: 26/08/2020
Date Documents Received status: 26/08/2020
Application being processed: 01/09/2020
Additional documents required letter received: 14/09/2020
Additional documents sent: 17/09/2020
Application Approved: 21/09/2020
Passport Printed and Sent: 22/09/2020
Date Passport Received: 24/09/2020
Passport Colour: Blue
Date of Return of Documents: Pending

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by preetham2103 » Tue Sep 29, 2020 3:48 pm

[quote=preetham2103 post_id=1936271 time=1600163044 user_id=98959]
Type: First passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: online

Date of Online Application: 02/09/2020
Date Identity Verified: 05/09/2020
Date Documents Sent: 07/ 09 /2020
Documents delivered to: HMPO Newport
Documents delivered and signed: 08 / 09 /2020
Date Documents Received status: 10/09 / 2020
Application being processed: 15 / 09/2020
Application Approved: 24/09/2020
Passport Printed and Sent: 25/09/2020
Date Passport Received: 29/09/2020
Date Docs received: 28/09/2020
Passport Colour: Blue
[/quote]

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by TheDon » Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:21 pm

Type: First passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: online/digital passport photo
Office: HMPO Newport
No interview.

Online Application: 10/09/2020
Identity Verified: 11/09/2020
Documents Sent: 12/09/2020
Documents delivered and signed: 15/09/2020
Documents Received status: 21/09/2020
Application being processed: 22/09/2020
Application Approved: 24/09/2020
Passport Printed and Sent: 24/09/2020
Passport Received: 29/09/2020
Passport Colour: Blue
Date of Return of Documents: Pending

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by jimin95 » Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:00 am

Type: First passport after naturalisation (December 2019 ceremony)
From: UK
Method: online/digital passport photo
Office: HMPO Peterborough
No interview.

Online Application: 1/09/2020
Identity Verified: 11/09/2020 (paper form)
Documents Sent: 15/09/2020
Documents delivered and signed: 16/09/2020 (Royal Mail)
Documents Received status: 21/09/2020
Application being processed: 21/09/2020
Application Approved: 30/09/2020
Passport Printed and Sent:
Passport Received: 
Passport Colour:
Date of Return of Documents:

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by jojo1984 » Wed Sep 30, 2020 6:04 pm

Type: First passport after Naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport office: HMPO Peterborough

Online Application: 18/08/2020
Identity Verified: 18/08/2020
Application Received: 18/08/2020
Documents Sent: 19/08/2020
Documents delivered and signed as per Royal Mail: 20/08/2020
Date Documents Received Status: 21/08/2020
Application Being processed:26/08/2020
Application Approved: 15/09/2020
Passport Printed and Sent: 17/09/2020
Date Passport Received: 21/09/2020
Date documents Returned: 29/09/2020
Passport Colour: Blue

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by pat1246 » Wed Sep 30, 2020 11:42 pm

Type: First passport after Naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport office: HMPO Peterborough

Online Application: 16/09/2020
Identity Verified: 16/09/2020
Application Received: 16/09/2020
Documents Sent: 16/09/2020
Documents delivered and signed as per Royal Mail: 17/09/2020
Date Documents Received Status: 18/09/2020
Application Being processed:22/08/2020
Application Approved: 28/09/2020
Passport Printed and Sent: 28/09/2020
Date Passport Received: 29/09/2020
Date documents Returned: 29/09/2020
Passport Colour: Blue

Received both at the same time. goodluck to everyone else waiting.

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Fbiboy2002 » Fri Oct 02, 2020 11:42 am

Type: First passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: online/digital passport photo
Office: HMPO Newport
No interview.

Online Application: 26/09/2020
Identity Verified: 30/09/2020 (paper form)
Documents Sent: 01/10/2020
Documents delivered and signed: 02/10/2020
Documents Received status: 02/10/2020
Application being processed:
Application Approved:
Passport Printed and Sent:
Passport Received:
Passport Colour:
Date of Return of Documents:

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