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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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ellyell
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by ellyell » Wed Oct 14, 2020 11:06 am

Type: First passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport office: HMPO Durham

Online Application: 24 Sep 2020
Identity Verified: 24 Sep 2020
Documents Sent: 25 Sep 2020
Documents delivered and signed as per Royal Mail: 28 Sep 2020
Date Documents Received Status: 29 Sep 2020
Application Being processed: 02 Oct 2020
Application Approved: 09 Oct 2020
Passport Printed and Sent: 12 Oct 2020
Date Passport Received: 14 Oct 2020
Doc Received: 14 Oct 2020
Passport Colour: Blue

U Aziz
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Posts: 38
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by U Aziz » Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:03 pm

Type: First passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport office: HMPO Newport

Online Application: 14/10/2020
Identity Verified: 14/10/2020
Documents Sent: 14/10/2020
Documents delivered and signed as per Royal Mail:
Date Documents Received Status:
Application Being processed:
Application Approved:
Passport Printed and Sent:
Date Passport/Doc Received:
Passport Colour:

bcilr18
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by bcilr18 » Thu Oct 15, 2020 11:51 am

Type: First passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport office: HMPO Durham
Online Application: 20/09/20
Identity Verified: 21/09/20
Documents Sent: 26/09/20
Documents delivered and signed as per Royal Mail: 28/09/20
Date Documents Received Status: 29/09/20
Application Being processed: 02/10/20
Application Approved: 09/10/20
Passport Printed and Sent: 12/10/20
Date Passport/Doc Received:14/10/20 (new pspt and docs received same day but separately)
Passport Colour: Blue

SosoU
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Belgium

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by SosoU » Thu Oct 15, 2020 1:47 pm

Type: First passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport office: HMPO Newport

Online Application: 12/10/2020
Identity Verified: 13/10/2020
Documents Sent: 13/10/2020
Documents delivered and signed as per Royal Mail: 14/10/2020
Date Documents Received Status: 15/10/2020
Application Being processed:
Application Approved:
Passport Printed and Sent:
Date Passport/Doc Received:
Passport Colour:

Mel Klevis
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Mel Klevis » Thu Oct 15, 2020 2:16 pm

Type: First passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport office: HMPO Newport

Online Application: 27/08/2020
Identity Verified: 28/08/2020
Documents Sent(2nd class Royal Mail): 28/08/2020
Documents delivered :10/09/2020
Date Documents Received Status:10/09/2020
Application Being processed:14/09/2020
Application Approved:21/09/2020
Passport Printed and Sent:22/09/2020
Date Passport/Doc Received:24/09/2020
Passport Colour: Blue

Moa7
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Moa7 » Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:16 am

Type: First adult passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport office: HMPO Newport

Online Application: 29 Sep 2020
Identity Verified: 29 Sep 2020
Documents Sent: 30 Sep 2020
Documents delivered and signed as per Royal Mail: 01 Oct 2020
Date Documents Received Status: 02 Oct 2020
Application Being processed: 02 Oct 2020
Application Approved: 12 Oct 2020
Passport Printed and Sent: 13 Oct 2020
Date Documents Received: 14 Oct 2020
Date Passport Received: 15 Oct 2020
Passport Colour: Blue

MMA123
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by MMA123 » Fri Oct 16, 2020 2:16 pm

Passport for: Adult first passport after Naturalisation
Applying from: UK
Method of Application: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Newport
Date of Application: 15 October 2019
Date Identity Verified: 15 October 2019
Date Documents Sent: 16 October 2019
Date Documents Delivered: awaiting...
Date Documents Received: awaiting...
Joined Processing Queue: awaiting...
Application Approved: awaiting...
Passport Printed and Sent: awaiting...
Date Passport Received: awaiting...
Date of Return of Documents: awaiting...

Fbiboy2002
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Fbiboy2002 » Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:02 pm

Fbiboy2002 wrote:
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: 05/10/2020
Application Approved:14/10/2020
Passport Printed and Sent:15/10/2020
Passport Received:16/10/2020
Passport Colour:Dark Blue
Date of Return of Documents: 15/10/2020

TNT tracking didn’t work for me.

mrduplicity
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by mrduplicity » Fri Oct 16, 2020 4:55 pm

Type: First passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Office: HMPO Peterborough

Online Application: 13/10/2020
Identity Verified: 15/10/2020 (paper form)
Documents Sent: 16/10/2020
Documents delivered and signed:
Documents Received status:
Application being processed:
Application Approved:
Passport Printed and Sent:
Passport Received:
Passport Colour:
Date of Return of Documents:

U Aziz
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Posts: 38
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Pakistan

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by U Aziz » Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:49 pm

U Aziz wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:03 pm
Type: First passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport office: HMPO Newport

Online Application: 14/10/2020
Identity Verified: 14/10/2020
Documents Sent: 14/10/2020
Documents delivered and signed as per Royal Mail: 15/10/202
Date Documents Received Status: 16/10/2020
Application Being processed: 16/10/2020
Application Approved:
Passport Printed and Sent:
Date Passport/Doc Received:
Passport Colour:

uuee6543
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Posts: 28
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by uuee6543 » Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:05 am

Type: First passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport office: HMPO Newport

Online Application: 14/10/2020
Identity Verified: 16/10/2020
Documents Sent: 17/10/2020 Special Delivery next working day
Documents delivered and signed as per Royal Mail:
Date Documents Received Status:
Application Being processed:
Application Approved:
Passport Printed and Sent:
Date Passport/Doc Received:
Passport Colour:

Ade1111
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Ade1111 » Sat Oct 17, 2020 4:36 pm

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

Online Application: 16/10/2020
Identity Verified: 16/10/2020
Documents Sent: 17/10/2020 Special Delivery next working day
Documents delivered and signed as per Royal Mail:
Date Documents Received Status:
Application Being processed:
Application Approved:
Passport Printed and Sent:
Date Passport/Doc Received:
Passport Colour:

instantmouse
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Posts: 9
Joined: Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:13 am
Greece

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by instantmouse » Mon Oct 19, 2020 6:52 pm

Type: First passport after naturalization
From: UK, London
Method: Online
Passport office: HMPO Durham

Online Application: 11 Oct 2020
Identity Verified: 17 Oct 2020
Documents Sent: 19 Oct 2020 (Special Delivery tracked for next working day)
Documents delivered by Royal Mail and signed for: Pending
Date Documents Received Status: Pending
Application Being processed: Pending
Application Approved: Pending
Passport Printed and Sent: Pending
Date Passport Received: Pending
Date Documents Received: Pending
Passport Colour:

kampk121
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Posts: 96
Joined: Sat Feb 07, 2009 2:36 am

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by kampk121 » Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:43 pm

Type: First Child passport after getting ROA
From: UK
Method: online
Passport office: HMPO Peters borough

Date of Online Application: 04/09/2020
Date Identity Verified:04/09/2020
Date Documents Sent: 05/09/2020
Documents delivered and signed: 06/09/2020
Date Documents Received status: 07/09/2020
Application being processed: 08/09/2020
Application Approved: 19/09/2020
Passport Printed and Sent:Waiting
Date Passport Received: waiting
Passport Colour:blue
Date of Return of Documents: waiting

madihaali_304
Junior Member
Posts: 53
Joined: Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:49 am
Pakistan

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by madihaali_304 » Tue Oct 20, 2020 10:38 am

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

Online Application: 15 Oct 2020
Identity Verified: 15 Oct 2020
Documents Sent: 19 Oct 2020 Special Next Day Delivery
Documents delivered and signed as per Royal Mail: 20 Oct 2020
Date Documents Received Status:
Application Being Processed:
Application Approved:
Passport Printed and Sent:
Date Passport Received:
Doc Received:
Passport Colour:

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CR001
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Location: London
Mood:
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by CR001 » Tue Oct 20, 2020 8:59 pm

@ user5877, it is not up to you to tell members when they can and can't post. Anyone who has applied for a passport is free to post their timeline at any point in the process.

Your post has been removed.
Char (CR001 not Casa)
In life you cannot press the Backspace button!!
Please DO NOT send me a PM for immigration advice. I reserve the right to ignore the PM and not respond.

chand92
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by chand92 » Wed Oct 21, 2020 10:54 am

Type: First passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport office:Belfast
Online Application: 09 Oct 2020
Application Moved: 19 Oct Belfast to Peterborough
Identity Verified: 09 Oct 2020
Request for urgent Passport: 09 Oct 2020
Documents Sent: 13 Oct 2020 Special Delivery (Sent late as advised by Hm Passport Helpline)
Email received by urgent department Belfast office: Send all documents + Medical proof (sent via email 13 Oct 2020)
Documents delivered and signed as per Royal Mail: 14 Oct 2020
Date Documents Received Status: 14 Oct 2020
Application Being Processed: 14 Oct 2020
Email received from Peterborough HM Passport send all Documents to us: sent 19 Oct 2020
Application Approved: Still no update
Passport Printed and Sent:
Date Passport Received:
Doc Received:
Passport Colour:


Spoke to advisor about 15 times, But only time wasted

tudor2020
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Posts: 25
Joined: Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:53 pm
Turkey

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by tudor2020 » Wed Oct 21, 2020 2:31 pm

Passport for: Adult first passport after Naturalisation
Applying from: UK
Method of Application: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Newport
Date of Application: 8 October 2020
Date Identity Verified: 8 October 2020
Date Documents Sent: 8 October 2020
Date Documents Delivered: 10 October 2020
Date Documents Received: 12 October 2020
Joined Processing Queue: 12 October 2020
Application Approved: awaiting...
Passport Printed and Sent: awaiting...
Date Passport Received: awaiting...
Date of Return of Documents: awaiting...

UKapplicant
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France

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by UKapplicant » Wed Oct 21, 2020 3:10 pm

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

Online Application: 24/09/2020
Identity Verified: 24/09/2020
Documents Sent: 25/09 /2020
Documents delivered and signed:28/09/20
Documents Received status: 28/09/2020
Application being processed: 29/01/20
Application Approved: 9/10/20
Passport Printed and Sent: 9/10/20
Passport Received: 14/10/20 (3 weeks total)
Passport Colour: black/very dark blue
Date of Return of Documents: 21/10/20 (4 weeks total)

uuee6543
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by uuee6543 » Thu Oct 22, 2020 7:10 am

Updated
uuee6543 wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:05 am
Type: First passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport office: HMPO Newport

Online Application: 14/10/2020
Identity Verified: 16/10/2020
Documents Sent: 17/10/2020 Special Delivery next working day
Documents delivered and signed as per Royal Mail: 19/10/2020
Date Documents Received Status: 19/10/2020
Application Being processed: 21/10/2020
Application Approved:
Passport Printed and Sent:
Date Passport Received:
Date Documents Returned:

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