UK Stolen/Lost Passport Renewal | Adult (over 16 y.o.)


  • Application form, completed in black ink and countersigned in section 10 (the form can be obtained from a Post Office)
  • Copy of lost/stolen passport (if available)
  • Two identical recent passport photos on light background, only one of which countersigned
  • LS01 Form completed & signed by the applicant (download here)
  • A Letter of authorisation to collect the applicant's passport (download here)


Supporting Information:
Appointment system and passport fees
HM Passport Office operates appointment system. Processing time stated below depends on the next available appointment date. Normally, appointments are available within 3 working days. The applicant does not need to submit the application in person - we will handle the entire process. We will schedule a submission slot for a convenient for the applicant date for delivery of their documents to us. Passport fees are paid at the time of appointment booking and are not refundable by the Passport Office should the application not be ready on time.

Holders of two passports
Please provide an original letter from employer justifying the reason for the second passport (follow this sample)

Self-employed applicants
Supporting letters for second passport must be issued by the applicant's accountant on their headed paper.

Stolen passports
Crime report number will be needed to renew a stolen passport. Additional information/documents may be requested upon submission.

Processing time
Passport Office runs appointment system. Waiting time for an appointment can be from a couple of days until several weeks depending on Passport Office's workload. Urgent applications are processed in 24 hours. Contact us to check next available appointment. Passport fees are paid upon appointment booking and cannot be refunded if the service is cancelled or request to reschedule booked appointment submitted in less then 3 working days.

HM Passport Office issues passport without the holder's signature. Applicants are required to sign their passports once issued. Passports without the holders' signatures are not valid for travel or a visa application.


Processing times and fees:

Type of service Processing Time Passport Fee Handling Fee (exc VAT) Total (inc VAT)
Damaged passport (34 pages) 1 week only £142.00 £100.00 £262.00
Damaged jumbo passport (50 pages) 1 week only £152.00 £100.00 £272.00


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