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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by saaji93 » Thu Mar 25, 2021 1:10 pm

Type: First child passport after Registration
From: UK
Method: Online
Changed Child Surname which is different from Registration certificate
Passport Office: HMPO Newport
Online Application submitted: 9/03/2021
Identity verifiedEmail: 15/03/2021
Documents sent: 16/03/2021
Documents delivered: 17/03/2021
Documents received: 18/03/2021
Application being processed: 19/03/2021
Application approved: 22/03/2021
Passport printed and sent: 23/03/2021
Passport received:25/03/21
Documents received:25/03/21
Very quick Service from HMPO New port

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slavaengland
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by slavaengland » Thu Mar 25, 2021 2:55 pm

slavaengland wrote:
Wed Mar 24, 2021 5:58 pm
slavaengland wrote:
Tue Mar 23, 2021 10:30 pm
slavaengland wrote:
Tue Mar 16, 2021 3:09 pm
slavaengland wrote:
Mon Mar 15, 2021 2:28 pm
APPLICATIONS OF ADULT AND CHILD(14YO)

ADULT
Type: First passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Liverpool

Citizenship Approval letter received: 02/09/2020
Ceremony date: 10/03/2021 (2 previous was cancelled due to COVID-19)
Online Application: 10/03/2021
Identity verified: 10/03/2021
Documents sent: 10/03/2021
Documents delivered: 12/03/2021(confirmed by Royal Mail)
Documents received: 16/03/2021
Application being processed: 18/03/2021
LETTER TO THE PERSON who confirmed identity about reconfirm his details: 24/03/2021
Application approved: pending
Passport printed and sent: pending
Passport received: pending
Documents received: pending



CHILD(14YO)
Type: First child passport
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Newport

Citizenship Approval letter received: 02/09/2020
Ceremony date: 10/03/2021 (Mother collect his CoR during own Ceremony)
Certificate of registration issued: 02/09/2020 - but did not send out till 10/03/2021
Certificate of registration received: 10/03/2021
Online Application: 10/03/2021
Identity verified: 10/03/2021
Documents sent: 10/03/2021
Documents delivered: 12/03/2021(confirmed by Royal Mail)
Documents received: 15/03/2021
Application being processed: 16/03/2021
Application approved: 23/03/2021
Passport printed and sent: 24/03/2021
Documents received: 25/03/2021
Passport delivery day in tracking system: 26/03/2021
Passport received: pending

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by sharry_cherry » Thu Mar 25, 2021 4:09 pm

Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Liverpool

Online Application submitted: 24/03/2022
Identity verified: 24/03/2021
Documents sent: 24/03/2021
Documents delivered: 25/03/2021
Documents received: 25/03/2021
Application being processed: waiting
Application approved:
Passport printed and sent:
Passport received:
Documents received:

Atreya
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Atreya » Thu Mar 25, 2021 11:35 pm

Atreya wrote:
Fri Mar 12, 2021 5:29 pm
Type: My First Adult passport
(After naturalization)
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: Liverpool
Online Application: 10 March 2021
Identity verified: 11 March 2021
Documents sent: 12 March 2021
Documents delivered: 15 March 2021
Documents received: 17 March 2021
Application Approved: 19 March 2021
Passport printed and sent: 23 March 2021
Passport received: 25 March 2021
Thanks to all Admin. My 9.5 year journey is finally complete!

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by ssulti » Fri Mar 26, 2021 1:43 pm

ssulti wrote:
Tue Mar 23, 2021 12:02 pm
ssulti wrote:
Fri Mar 19, 2021 12:10 am
Type: First Adult passport (After naturalization)
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Liverpool
Online Application: 9 March 2021
Identity verified: 9 March 2021
Application Received: 9 March 2021
Documents sent: 10 March 2021
Documents received: 15 March 2021
Application Approved: 18 March 2021
Passport printed and sent: 18 March 2021
Passport received: 23 March 2021
Documents received: 26 March 2021
Best of luck.

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slavaengland
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Ukraine

Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by slavaengland » Fri Mar 26, 2021 2:38 pm

Type: First CHILD passport (14 YO)
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Newport

Citizenship Approval letter received: 02/09/2020
Ceremony date: 10/03/2021 (Mother collect his CoR during own Ceremony)
Certificate of registration issued: 02/09/2020 - but did not send out till 10/03/2021
Certificate of registration received: 10/03/2021
Online Application: 10/03/2021
Identity verified: 10/03/2021
Documents sent: 10/03/2021
Documents delivered: 12/03/2021(confirmed by Royal Mail)
Documents received: 15/03/2021
Application being processed: 16/03/2021
Application approved: 23/03/2021
Passport printed and sent: 24/03/2021
Documents received: 25/03/2021
Passport received: pending: 26/03/2021

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by zacklee » Fri Mar 26, 2021 8:42 pm

zacklee wrote:
Sat Mar 13, 2021 9:44 am
Type: My First Adult passport
(After naturalization)
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: Liverpool
Online Application: 12 March 2021
Identity verified: 12 March 2021
Documents sent: 12 March 2021
Documents delivered: 16 March 21 Royal Mail
Documents received: 17 March 1:55pm
Application Approved: 10:35am on 22 March 2021
Passport printed and sent: 22 March 2021
Passport received: 25 March 2021 9:20am
Documents received: 26th March 21 by Royal Mail 2nd class

santa
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by santa » Sat Mar 27, 2021 5:24 pm

Type: My First Adult passport
(After naturalization)
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: Glasgow
Online Application: 27 March 2021
Identity verified: 27 March 2021
Documents sent:
Documents delivered:
Documents received:
Application Approved:
Passport printed and sent:
Passport received:
Documents received:

kiss300
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by kiss300 » Sat Mar 27, 2021 10:48 pm

Type: First Child passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online

Online Application submitted: 16/03/2021
Identity verified: 16/03/2021
Documents sent: 17/03/2021
Documents delivered: 19/03/2021
Documents received: 19/03/2021
Application being processed: 22/03/2021
Application approved: 26/03/2021
Passport printed and sent: 26/03/21
Passport received: pending
Documents received: pending

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by f42 » Mon Mar 29, 2021 6:54 am

Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Newport
Online Application submitted: 21 February 2021
Identity verified: 21 February 2021
Documents sent: 22 February 2021
Documents received: 24 February 2021
Application being processed: 26 February 2021
Application approved: 2 March 2021
Passport printed and sent: 3 March 2021
Documents received (second class post): 4 March 2021
Passport received (TNT): 5 March 2021

santa
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by santa » Mon Mar 29, 2021 1:02 pm

santa wrote:
Sat Mar 27, 2021 5:24 pm
Type: My First Adult passport
(After naturalization)
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: Glasgow
Online Application: 27 March 2021
Identity verified: 27 March 2021
Documents sent: 29 March 2021
Documents delivered:
Documents received:
Application Approved:
Passport printed and sent:
Passport received:
Documents received:

russn
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by russn » Mon Mar 29, 2021 8:12 pm

Type: My First Adult passport (after naturalisation)
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: Liverpool
Online Application: 10/3/21
Identity verified: 10/3/21
Documents sent: 12/3/21
Documents delivered: 15/3/21
Documents received: 17/3/21
Text message regarding interview: 26/3/21
Interview appointment: 30/3/21

Application Approved: Pending
Passport printed and sent: Pending
Passport received: Pending
Documents received: 29/3/21

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by bobanite » Tue Mar 30, 2021 12:24 pm

bobanite wrote:
Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:55 am
bobanite wrote:
Wed Mar 24, 2021 3:10 pm
Type: First adult passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Post Office Digital Check & Send
Passport Office: HMPO Peterborough
Application submitted: 13/03/2021
Email sent to person confirming identity: 13/03/2021
Identity details received: 15/03/2021
Application received: 15/03/2021
Documents sent: 15/03/2021 (by the same Post Office that did the original Digital Check & Send)
Documents received: 18/03/2021
Application being processed: 22/03/2021
Application approved: 22/03/2021
Passport printed and sent: 23/03/2021
Passport received: 25/03/2021
Supporting documents received: 30/03/2021 (paid extra fee for secure delivery)

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by woabgh » Tue Mar 30, 2021 5:29 pm

woabgh wrote:
Wed Mar 24, 2021 12:41 pm
Blazing fast service from HMPO Newport ! 8)

Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Newport
Online Application submitted: 14/03/2021
Identity verified: 15/03/2021
Documents sent: 16/03/2021
Documents delivered: 18/03/2021
Documents received: 19/03/2021
Application being processed: 22/03/2021
Application approved: 23/03/2021
Passport printed and sent: 23/03/2021
Passport received: 29/03/2021 (Terrible service from TNT)
Documents received: 02/04/2021 (Even worse service from TNT)

santa
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by santa » Wed Mar 31, 2021 2:21 pm

santa wrote:
Mon Mar 29, 2021 1:02 pm
santa wrote:
Sat Mar 27, 2021 5:24 pm
Type: My First Adult passport
(After naturalization)
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: Glasgow
Online Application: 27 March 2021
Identity verified: 27 March 2021
Documents sent: 29 March 2021
Documents delivered: 30 March 2021
Documents received: 31 March 2021
Application Approved:
Passport printed and sent:
Passport received:
Documents received:

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slavaengland
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by slavaengland » Wed Mar 31, 2021 5:25 pm

ADULT
Type: First passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Liverpool

Citizenship Approval letter received: 02/09/2020
Ceremony date: 10/03/2021 (2 previous was cancelled due to COVID-19)
Online Application: 10/03/2021
Identity verified: 10/03/2021
Documents sent: 10/03/2021
Documents delivered: 12/03/2021(confirmed by Royal Mail)
Documents received: 16/03/2021
Application being processed: 18/03/2021
LETTER TO THE PERSON who confirmed identity about reconfirm his details: 24/03/2021
Application approved: 31/03/2021
Passport printed and sent: 31/03/2021
Passport received: pending
Documents received: pending

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by fruitcake » Thu Apr 01, 2021 3:47 pm

Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Liverpool

Online Application submitted: 23/03/2021
Identity verified: 24/03/2021
Documents sent: 24/03/2021
Documents delivered: 25/03/2021
Documents received: 25/03/2021
Application being processed:
Application approved: 01/04/2021
Passport printed and sent: 01/04/2021
Passport received: pending
Documents received: pending

Awesome service from the passport office... lets see how TNT perform with delivering the passport and documents.

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by kiss300 » Thu Apr 01, 2021 10:43 pm

Type: First Child passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online

Online Application submitted: 16/03/2021
Identity verified: 16/03/2021
Documents sent: 17/03/2021
Documents delivered: 19/03/2021
Documents received: 19/03/2021
Application being processed: 22/03/2021
Application approved: 26/03/2021
Passport printed and sent: 26/03/21
Passport received: 31/3/2021
Documents received: 31/03/2021

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by mcc1380 » Fri Apr 02, 2021 7:21 am

Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Bootle
Online Application submitted: 23/03/2021
Identity verified: 23/03/2021
Documents sent: 24/03/2021
Documents delivered: 25/03/2021
Documents received by HM passport: 25/03/2021
Application approved: 01/04/2021
Passport printed and sent: 01/04/2021
Passport received: pending
Documents received: pending

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Estates2021 » Tue Apr 06, 2021 10:42 am

Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Glasgow

Online Application submitted: 19/03/2021
Identity verified: 22/03/2021
Documents sent: 23/03/2021
Documents delivered: 24/03/2021
Documents received: 26/03/2021
Application approved: 28/03/2021
Passport printed and sent: 01/04/2021
Passport received: 06/04/2021
Documents received: not yet received

Good like for everyone! I’m so happy

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by fruitcake » Tue Apr 06, 2021 12:35 pm

fruitcake wrote:
Thu Apr 01, 2021 3:47 pm
Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Liverpool

Online Application submitted: 23/03/2021
Identity verified: 24/03/2021
Documents sent: 24/03/2021
Documents delivered: 25/03/2021
Documents received: 25/03/2021
Application being processed:
Application approved: 01/04/2021
Passport printed and sent: 01/04/2021
Passport received: pending
Documents received: pending

Awesome service from the passport office... lets see how TNT perform with delivering the passport and documents.
Passport received: 06 / 04 / 2021 (Easter weekend in between)

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by slavaengland » Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:05 pm

ADULT
Type: First passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Liverpool

Citizenship Approval letter received: 02/09/2020
Ceremony date: 10/03/2021 (2 previous was cancelled due to COVID-19)
Online Application: 10/03/2021
Identity verified: 10/03/2021
Documents sent: 10/03/2021
Documents delivered: 12/03/2021(confirmed by Royal Mail)
Documents received: 16/03/2021
Application being processed: 18/03/2021
LETTER TO THE PERSON who confirmed identity about reconfirm his details: 24/03/2021
Application approved: 31/03/2021
Passport printed and sent: 31/03/2021
Passport received: 06/04/2021
Documents received: pending

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Indian 6699 » Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:17 pm

Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Bootle
Online Application submitted: 19/03/2021
Identity verified: 19/03/2021
Documents sent: 22/03/2021
Documents delivered: 23/03/2021
Documents received by HM passport: 24/03/2021
Once again received email : 30/03/2021
Application being processed : 31/03/2021
Application approved : 6/04/2021 8:19 A.M
Passport printed and sent: 06/04/2021 12:43 P.M
Passport received: pending
Documents received: pending

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Ar001 » Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:58 pm

Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Liverpool

Online Application submitted: 18/03/2021
Identity verified: 19/03/2021
Documents sent: 19/03/2021
Documents delivered: 22/03/2021
Documents received: 22/03/2021
Application approved: 26/03/2021
Passport printed and sent: 29/03/2021
Passport received: 31/03/2021
Documents received: 07/04/2021 (assume this was due to easter bank holiday delays)

Many thanks to everyone! This forum has been very helpful and comforting. Best of luck to everyone still waiting! :mrgreen:

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by sharry_cherry » Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:28 pm

sharry_cherry wrote:
Thu Mar 25, 2021 4:09 pm
Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Liverpool

Online Application submitted: 24/03/2021
Identity verified: 24/03/2021
Documents sent: 24/03/2021
Documents delivered: 25/03/2021
Documents received: 25/03/2021
Application being processed: 08/04/2021
Application approved:08/04/2021
Passport printed and sent:08/04/2021
Passport received: let’s see when TNT is going to be delivered
Documents received:

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