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boyfromlv
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by boyfromlv » Tue Jun 15, 2021 2:08 pm

boyfromlv wrote:
Sat Jun 12, 2021 2:37 pm
Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation (naturalised 25 May 2021)
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Bootle
Online Application submitted: 15:30, 31 May 2021
Identity verified: 15:46, 31 May 2021
Online Application received: 15:47, 31 May 2021 (within minutes)
Documents sent: 09:20, 1 June 2021
Documents delivered: 10:08, 2 June 2021
Documents received by HMPO: 14:21, 2 June 2021 (4 hours after delivery)
Application approved: 12:29, 9 June 2021 (1 week since they received my documents)
Passport printed and sent: 17:20, 9 June 2021 (5 hours after)
Passport received: 15:24, 12 June 2021 (~3 days later)
Documents received: 14:43, 15 June 2021 (~3 days later)
My journey for the British passport is complete. It was pretty fast, 2 weeks. I've received my documents back, and the citizenship certificate is in a pristine condition without any bends. My citizenship journey was much longer.

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by JOECHAKS » Tue Jun 15, 2021 4:07 pm

First Adult Passport after Naturalisation on 22/05/2021 this timeline is from bottom to top as from passport office


StatusDate
PETERBOROUGH HPO
Passport Received 12.03 on 15 June 2021
Passport printed and sent 10:25am on 14 June 2021
Application approved 10:04am on 13 June 2021
Application being processed 7:49pm on 3 June 2021
Documents received 8:44am on 26 May 2021
Application received 8:26pm on 23 May 2021
Identity details received 8:26pm on 23 May 2021
Email sent to person confirming your identity 7:05pm on 23 May 2021
Email sent to person confirming your identity 8:36pm on 22 May 2021
Email sent to person confirming your identity 4:36pm on 22 May 2021
Ask someone to confirm your identity 4:31pm on 22 May 2021
Application submitted 4:31pm on 22 May 2021

Zimbo2Brits
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Zimbo2Brits » Tue Jun 15, 2021 7:52 pm

Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation ceremony on 15/06/2021 @ 12PM
From: UK Essex
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Peterborough
Online Application submitted: 15/06/2021 2:41PM
E-mail sent to friend for identity verification: 15/06/2021 6:00PM
Identity verified: 15/06/2021 6:16PM
Documents sent:15/06/2021 7:00PM
Documents delivered: pending
Documents confirmed received by HMPO: pending
Application approved: pending
Passport printed and sent: pending
Passport received: pending
Documents received: pending

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by mmgu7878 » Tue Jun 15, 2021 8:18 pm

Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Peterborough
Online Application submitted: 7th June 2021
Identity verified: 7th June 2021
Documents sent: 8th June 2021
Documents delivered: 12th June 2021
Documents received by HMPO: 15th June 2021
Application approved: n/a
Passport printed and sent: n/a
Passport received: n/a
Documents received: n/a

Zimbo2Brits
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Zimbo2Brits » Tue Jun 15, 2021 8:28 pm

Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation ceremony on 15/06/2021 @ 12PM
From: UK Essex
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Peterborough
Online Application submitted: 15/06/2021 2:41PM
E-mail sent to friend for identity verification: 15/06/2021 6:00PM
Identity verified: 15/06/2021 6:16PM
Application received: 15/06/2021 6:17PM
Documents sent:15/06/2021 7:00PM
Documents delivered: pend
Documents confirmed received by HMPO: pending
Application approved: pending
Passport printed and sent: pending
Passport received: pending
Documents received: pending

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by bizman » Tue Jun 15, 2021 9:26 pm

bizman wrote:
Mon Jun 14, 2021 7:42 am
bizman wrote:
Tue May 11, 2021 10:29 am
Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation (naturalised 06/05/21
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Peterborough
Online Application submitted: 06/05/21
Identity verified: 07/05/21
Documents sent: 07/05/21
Documents delivered: 10/05/21
Application approved: 07/06/21
Passport printed and sent: 08/06/21
Passport received: 09/06/21
Documents Received: 15/06/2021
This bring an end to my immigration journey. Wish everyone best of luck.
Bizman

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Happened7 » Wed Jun 16, 2021 2:18 am

Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation (naturalised 20/05/21)
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Bootle
Online Application submitted: 20/05/21
Identity verified: 20/05/21
Documents sent: 20/05/21
Documents delivered: 25/05/21
Application approved: 11/06/21
Passport printed and sent: 14/06/21
Passport received: pending
Documents Received: pending
Not able to track delivery via TNT :(

mogo7613
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by mogo7613 » Wed Jun 16, 2021 3:39 pm

Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation ceremony on 17/06/2021 @ 10:45aM (planned)
From: UK Aberdeen
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO To be updated
Online Application submitted: xx/06/2021 To be updated
E-mail sent to friend for identity verification: xx/06/2021 to be updated
Identity verified: xx/06/2021 To be updated
Application received: xx/06/2021 To be updated
Documents sent:xx/06/2021 To be updated
Documents delivered: pending
Documents confirmed received by HMPO: pending
Application approved: pending
Passport printed and sent: pending
Passport received: pending
Documents received: pending

andakut
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by andakut » Wed Jun 16, 2021 8:39 pm

Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation ceremony on 04/06/2021 @2PM
From: UK Edinburgh
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Peterborough
Online Application submitted: 04/06/2021 4:47pm
E-mail sent to friend for identity verification: 04/06/2021 4:52PM
Identity verified: 04/06/2021 5:06PM
Documents sent:04/06/2021 5:20PM
Documents delivered: 04/06/2021 5:20PM
Documents confirmed received by HMPO: 09/06/2021 6:05PM
Application approved: 16/06/2021 8:22AM
Passport printed and sent: 16/06/2021 12:24PM
Passport received: pending
Documents received: pending

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Codemama » Wed Jun 16, 2021 8:51 pm

Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation ceremony on 01/06/2021
From: London
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Bootle
Application submitted: 3:58pm on 1 June 2021
Ask someone to confirm your identity: 3:58pm on 1 June 2021
Email sent to person confirming your identity: 4:17pm on 1 June 2021
Email sent to person confirming your identity: 4:41pm on 1 June 2021
Identity details received: 5:00pm on 1 June 2021
Application received: 5:00pm on 1 June 2021
Documents received: 1:44pm on 4 June 2021
Application approved: 9:50am on 13 June 2021
Passport printed and sent: 1:27pm on 14 June 2021
Passport received: 15th June 2021
Documents received: 16th June 2021



Massive thanks to this forum, it has been very informative. I don't usually comment online or write reviews but it will be a crime not to give back to this website especially for the benefit of people like me looking online for information about passport timelines. Stay positive!!

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Lucamz » Thu Jun 17, 2021 2:27 pm

Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation (naturalised 25 May 2021)
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Bootle
Online Application submitted: 10:43 on 27 May 2021
Identity verified: 16:22 on 27 May 2021
Online Application received: 16:22 on 27 May 2021
Documents sent: 10:28 on 29 May 2021
Documents delivered: 07:16 on 1 June 2021
Documents received by HMPO: 14:10 on 1 June 2021
Application being processed: 09:53 on 11 June 2021
Application approved: 09:43 on 17 June 2021
Passport printed and sent: 13:31 on 17 June 2021
Passport received: Pending
Documents received: Pending

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Zimbo2Brits » Thu Jun 17, 2021 4:10 pm

Zimbo2Brits wrote:
Tue Jun 15, 2021 8:28 pm
Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation ceremony on 15/06/2021 @ 12PM
From: UK Essex
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Peterborough
Online Application submitted: 15/06/2021 2:41PM
E-mail sent to friend for identity verification: 15/06/2021 6:00PM
Identity verified: 15/06/2021 6:16PM
Application received: 15/06/2021 6:17PM
Documents sent:15/06/2021 7:00PM
Documents delivered: 17/06/2021 @ 6:21AM
Documents confirmed received by HMPO: pending
Application approved: pending
Passport printed and sent: pending
Passport received: pending
Documents received: pending

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by wablossom » Thu Jun 17, 2021 8:49 pm

Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation ceremony 28 May 2021
From: London, U.K.
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Bootle
Online Application submitted: 12:46pm 28 May 2021 and friend sent email to confirm identity
Confirmation email identity verified: 11:25am 1 Jun 2021
Documents sent: 15:12pm 1 Jun 2021 by next day tracking Royal Mail
Documents delivered: 8:51am 2 Jun 2021 (tracking time on Royal Mail)
Documents confirmed received by HMPO: 11:50am 2 June 2021
Application approved and passport being printed: 9:12am 12 June 2021 Saturday
New Passport sent: 13:25pm 14 June 2021
Passport received: 12 noon by TNT delivery 17th June 2021
Documents received: 12 noon by TNT delivery 17th June 2021

Quite impressed with the efficiency and speed! So happy :D

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by evelnn » Fri Jun 18, 2021 4:37 pm

evelnn wrote:
Wed Jun 09, 2021 12:17 am
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO London
Online Application submitted: 08 June 2021
Identity verified: 08 June 2021
Documents sent: 09 June 2021
Documents delivered: 10 June 2021
Documents received by HMPO: 11 June 2021
Application approved: 18 June 2021
Passport printed and sent: n/a
Passport received: n/a
Documents received: n/a

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Leegreen » Fri Jun 18, 2021 8:51 pm

Type: First Child passport
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Peterborough
Online Application submitted: 19 May 2021
Identity verified: 19 May 2021
Online Application received: 19 May 2021
Documents sent: 19 May 2021
Documents delivered: 24 May 2021
Documents received by HMPO: 24 May 2021
Application being processed: 17 June 2021
Application approved: ?
Passport printed and sent: ?
Passport received: ?
Documents received: ?

Lucamz
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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Lucamz » Sat Jun 19, 2021 1:35 pm

Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation (naturalised 25 May 2021)
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Bootle
Online Application submitted: 10:43 on 27 May 2021
Identity verified: 16:22 on 27 May 2021
Online Application received: 16:22 on 27 May 2021
Documents sent: 10:28 on 29 May 2021
Documents delivered: 07:16 on 1 June 2021
Documents received by HMPO: 14:10 on 1 June 2021
Application being processed: 09:53 on 11 June 2021
Application approved: 09:43 on 17 June 2021
Passport printed and sent: 13:31 on 17 June 2021
Passport received: 14:00 on 18 June 2021 (came through the letterbox, no signature required)
Documents received: Pending

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Vhaelan » Sat Jun 19, 2021 2:02 pm

Type: First Adult Passport after Naturalisation
From: UK
Method: Online
HMPO Office: HMPO Peterborough
Online Application submitted: 20/05/2021
Identity verified: 24/05/2021
Documents sent: 25/05/2021 (Royal Mail Special Delivery)
Documents delivered: 26/05/2021
Documents received: 27/05/2021
HMPO asked for a 2nd person to confirm identity: 15/06/2021
Identity verified (2nd person): 16/06/2021
Application approved: 19/06/2021
Passport printed and sent: Pending
Passport received: Pending
Documents received: Pending

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by JOECHAKS » Sat Jun 19, 2021 11:23 pm

[quote=JOECHAKS post_id=2015835 time=1623773239 user_id=88272]
First Adult Passport after Naturalisation on 22/05/2021 this timeline is from bottom to top as from passport office


StatusDate
PETERBOROUGH HMPO
Documents received. 16 June 2021 (Next Day)
[color=#FF4040]Passport Received 12.03 on 15 June 2021[/color]
Passport printed and sent 10:25am on 14 June 2021
[color=#FF4040]Application approved 10:04am on 13 June 2021[/color]
Application being processed 7:49pm on 3 June 2021
Documents received 8:44am on 26 May 2021
Application received 8:26pm on 23 May 2021
Identity details received 8:26pm on 23 May 2021
Email sent to person confirming your identity 7:05pm on 23 May 2021
Email sent to person confirming your identity 8:36pm on 22 May 2021
Email sent to person confirming your identity 4:36pm on 22 May 2021
Ask someone to confirm your identity 4:31pm on 22 May 2021
[glow=red][color=#FF4040]Application submitted 4:31pm on 22 May 2021[/color][/glow]
[/quote]

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by peterhon » Sun Jun 20, 2021 3:04 pm

Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation (naturalised 15/06/2021)
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Peterborough
Online Application submitted: 20/06/2021
Identity verified: 20/06/2021
Online Application received: 20/06/2021

Documents sent: Pending
Documents delivered: Pending
Documents received by HMPO: Pending
Application being processed: Pending
Application approved: Pending
Passport printed and sent: Pending
Passport received: Pending
Documents received: Pending

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by milads » Sun Jun 20, 2021 8:07 pm

Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation (naturalised 19 May 2021)
From: UK
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Peterborough
Online Application submitted: 1 June 2021
Identity verified: 1 June 2021
Documents sent: 1 June 2021
Documents delivered: 2 June 2021
Documents received by HMPO: 3 June 2021
Application being processed: 9 June 2021
Application approved: 15 June 2021
Passport printed and sent: 15 June 2021
Passport received: 16 June 2021
Documents received: 16 June 2021

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Zimbo2Brits » Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:44 am

Zimbo2Brits wrote:
Thu Jun 17, 2021 4:10 pm
Zimbo2Brits wrote:
Tue Jun 15, 2021 8:28 pm
Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation ceremony on 15/06/2021 @ 12PM
From: UK Essex
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Peterborough
Online Application submitted: 15/06/2021 2:41PM
E-mail sent to friend for identity verification: 15/06/2021 6:00PM
Identity verified: 15/06/2021 6:16PM
Application received: 15/06/2021 6:17PM
Documents sent:15/06/2021 7:00PM
Documents delivered: 17/06/2021 @ 6:21AM
Documents confirmed received by HMPO: 10:39am on 21 June 202
Application approved: pending
Passport printed and sent: pending
Passport received: pending
Documents received: pending

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by mogo7613 » Mon Jun 21, 2021 12:37 pm

mogo7613 wrote:
Wed Jun 16, 2021 3:39 pm
Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation ceremony on 17/06/2021 @ 10:45aM (done)
From: UK Aberdeen
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Belfast and Newport
Online Application submitted: 17/06/2021
E-mail sent to friend for identity verification: 17/06/2021
Identity verified: 17/06/2021
Application received: 17/06/2021
Documents sent:18/06/2021
Documents delivered: 21/06/2021
Documents confirmed received by HMPO: pending
Application approved: pending
Passport printed and sent: pending
Passport received: pending
Documents received: pending

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by Música » Mon Jun 21, 2021 12:45 pm

Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation (naturalised 26 May 2021)
From: London
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Bootle
Online Application submitted: 27 May 2021 7:39am
Ask someone to confirm your identity: 27 May 7:39am
Email sent to my friend: 27 May 2021 8:43am
Identity details received: 27 May 2021 9:23am
Documents sent: 27 May 2021 10:am
Documents delivered: 28 May 2021 9:14am
Documents received by HMPO: 28 May 2021 3:36pm
Received another text and email to ask someone to confirm my identity 😔 10 Jun 2021 11:08am
Second person confirmed my identity 10 June 2021 12:14pm
Received a text on my phone saying Documents received ( again) 18 June 2021 18:39pm
Application is being processed: 21 June 2021 9:33am

Application approved: Pending
Passport printed and sent: Pending
Passport received: Pending
Documents received: Pending

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by DKV » Mon Jun 21, 2021 2:51 pm

Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation ceremony on 03/06/2021
From: Huddersfield
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Bootle
Online Application submitted: 07/06/2021 11:03 AM
E-mail sent to friend for identity verification: 07/06/2021 11:03 AM
Identity verified: 07/06/2021 12:12 PM
Documents sent:07/06/2021 3:00 PM
Documents delivered: 08/06/2021 09:00 AM
Documents confirmed received by HMPO: 09/06/2021 09:30 AM
Application approved: 18/06/2021 10:48 AM
Passport printed and sent: 18/06/2021 02:00 PM
Passport received: 21/06/2021 03:00 PM
Documents received: pending

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Re: British Passport application processing timelines (only)

Post by mogo7613 » Tue Jun 22, 2021 9:48 am

mogo7613 wrote:
Mon Jun 21, 2021 12:37 pm
mogo7613 wrote:
Wed Jun 16, 2021 3:39 pm
Type: First Adult passport after naturalisation ceremony on 17/06/2021 @ 10:45aM (done for my family 7 applicants)
From: UK Aberdeen
Method: Online
Passport Office: HMPO Belfast (1 of 7) and Newport (6 of 7)
Online Application submitted: 17/06/2021
E-mail sent to friend for identity verification: 17/06/2021
Identity verified: 17/06/2021
Application received: 17/06/2021
Documents sent:18/06/2021
Documents delivered: 21/06/2021 ( @ 05:31 Belfast)
Documents confirmed received by HMPO: 22/06/2021 ( @ 08:18 Belfast)
Application approved: pending
Passport printed and sent: pending
Passport received: pending
Documents received: pending

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